10 FABULOUS FACTS ABOUT 1983
True by Spandau Ballet was number one when Your Horse was launched. Margaret Thatcher was still Prime Minister. Corbiere, trained by Jenny Pitman and ridden by Ben de Haan, was the winner of the Grand National. Hawaiian shirts for men, shoulder pads for women and sweat bands for both were the must-have fashion items of the year. CD players made their first appearance. Who remembers CDs? Michael Jackson released Thriller and the 14-minute video cost $500,000. Racehorse Shergar, at stud in Ireland, was stolen and never found. Sad. Return of the Jedi was the big film of the year. The average person ate out three times a week. The Peugeot 205 was launched into the UK and was an instant hit.
Michael Jackson released Thriller