Nineteen-eighty three in Edinburgh was marked by job cuts, protests, general election canvassing, a visit from Charles and Diana, Hearts’ return to the top flight, and a David Bowie concert.
We’ve had a deep dig through the archives at the Evening News to bring you 17 memories of the Capital as it was in 1983.
5. Wheatfield Road
Exterior of MacFarlan-Smith drugs and chemical factory at Wheatfield Road in Edinburgh, May 1983.
Photo: George Smith
6. Edinburgh Folk Festival poster
John Barrow organiser of the Edinburgh Folk Festival with a promotional poster in April 1983.
Photo: Albert Jordanm
7. Animal cruelty demo
World Day for Laboratory Animals hold a demonstration against animal experiments/animal cruelty in Edinburgh in April 1983.
Photo: Hamish Campbell
8. Hearts v Dunfermline 1983
Hearts' footballer John Robertson in action during the Hearts v Dunfermline football match at Tynecastle in May 1983. Final score 3-3 draw.
Photo: Denis Straughan