What Happened on August 31, 1983

Historical Events

Venice Film Festival

40th Venice Film Festival: "First Name: Carmen" directed by Jean-Luc Godard wins Golden Lion

  • Edwin Moses of USA sets 400m hurdle record (47.02) in Koblenz

Famous Birthdays

  • Larry Fitzgerald, American NFL player Arizona Cardinals), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Born in 1983

About August 31, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 40 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) - Eurythmics
  • UK #1 Song: Red Red Wine - UB40