What Happened on April 30, 1983

Famous Birthdays

  • Tatjana Hüfner, German luger
  • Troy Williamson, American football player
  • Yamini, Tamil Singer
Born in 1983

Famous Deaths

George BalanchineGeorge Balanchine (1904-1983)

Russian-American ballet composer and choreographer who founded the New York City Ballet, dies from Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease at 79

  • Jerry Hatsuo Fujikawa, actor (Uncle Matsu-Mr T & Tina), dies at 71
  • Joel H. Hildebrand, American chemist and educator (research led to new treatments for divers with the 'bends' through the use of helium and oxygen breathing mixtures), dies at 101

Muddy WatersMuddy Waters (1913-1983)

American blues singer and guitarist ("Mannish Boy"; "Got My Mojo Working"), dies of heart failure, while fighting cancer, at 70

1983 Highlights

About April 30, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus

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