What Happened on August 16, 1983

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin Griffiths, English TV presenter and DJ
  • Colt Brennan, NFL Quarterback, Washington Redskins
  • Nikos Zisis, Greek basketball player

Famous Weddings

  • musician Paul Simon weds actress and writer Carrie Fisher

Famous Deaths

  • Earl Averill, American baseball player (b. 1902)