The year when a new car was less then $10,000 and gas to fill it was a mere $1.17 per gallon. What else do you know and love about 1983? Here’re some facts and figures from what life was like in 1983.
What Life Was Like in 1983
Best TV Shows:
We Got It Made
The Love Boat
Return of the Jedi
Terms of Endearment
A Christmas Story
National Lampoon’s Vacation
People born in 1983:
Cabbage Patch Kids
Over 233 million in the US and more than 4.5 million worldwide.
Return of the Jedi was 1983’s top grossing film and the book was the top selling novel that year too.
The computer mouse was invented in this year.
Sally Ride was the first woman in space.
Microsoft word was first released.
The McNugget is born.
It’s almost hard to believe that McDonalds didn’t introduce McNuggets until this year. And how cool is it that the most popular book and movie are the same story? We love you 1983.