What Happened on July 7, 1983

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 11 year old Samantha Smith of Manchester, Maine, leaves for USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • D. Woods, American singer (Danity Kane)
  • Justin Davies, Australian rules footballer

Famous Deaths

  • George Cukor, director (My Fair Lady), dies on 84th birthday
  • Herman Kahn, US futurist/nuclear strategist, dies at 71
  • Vicki Morgan, mistress (Beautiful Bad Girl), murdered at 30