What Happened on August 26, 1983

Historical Events

  • Floods destroy most of the old town of Bilbao, Spain.

Famous Birthdays

  • Félix Porteiro, Spanish racing driver, born in Castellón, Spain
Born in 1983

Famous Deaths

  • Mike Kellin [Myron Kellin], American actor (Pipe Dream, American Buffalo), dies of cancer at 61
1983 Highlights

About August 26, 1983

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

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