On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1983

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Dawn Richard, American singer (Danity Kane)

Famous Deaths

  • Bart [Bartholomeus Jan] Bok, Dutch-American astronomer (Milky Way), dies at 77
  • Judy Canova, American comedian and actress (Cannonball), dies of cancer at 66