What Happened on May 25th, 1983

Day of Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


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"Return of the Jedi" (Star Wars part VI), produced by George Lucas first released

Film Director George Lucas
Film Director
George Lucas
  • 1st US National Missing Children's Day is proclaimed
  • 27th European Cup: Hamburg beats Juventus 1-0 at Athens
  • Fire in Nassermeer, Egypt, kills 357
  • France performs nuclear test
  • Kirk Gibson (Tigers) & Jorge Orta (Blue Jays) hit inside park HRs

Famous Birthdays

  • Kunal Khemu, Indian actor

Famous Deaths

  • Black Jack Stewart, Canadian NHL hockey player (b. 1917)
  • Jean Rougeau, French Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1925)
  • Sydney Box, academy award producer, dies at 76