What Happened on August 20, 1983

Historical Events

  • The South African anti-apartheid umbrella organization, United Democratic Front (UDF) is launched at Rocklands Community Centre in Cape Town, South Afrca

Famous Birthdays

Andrew GarfieldAndrew Garfield (39 years old)

British American actor (The Amazing Spider-Man), born in Los Angeles, California

Born in 1983

Famous Deaths

  • Kerwin Duinmeijer, Dutch of Antillean descent, murdered by in a racially motivated attack at 15
1983 Highlights

About August 20, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Every Breath You Take - The Police
  • UK #1 Song: Give It Up - KC & The Sunshine Band