What Happened on October 17, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Nobel prize for economy awarded to Gerard Debreu
  • STS-9 vehicle moves to Vandenberg AFB due to SRB nozzle problem

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Booko, American actor
  • Ivan Saenko, Russian football player

Famous Deaths

  • Raymond Aron, French sociologist/political scientist, dies at 78