What Happened on December 21, 1983

Historical Events

  • Musical "Tap Dance Kid" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 669 performances
  • NCAA rules rescinded last 2-minute men's basketball free throw rule

Famous Birthdays

  • Steven Yeun, Korean American actor (The Walking Dead; Minari), born in Seoul, South Korea
Born in 1983

Famous Weddings

  • American "M*A*S*H" actress Loretta Swit weds (46) American actor Dennis Holahan (41); divorce in 1995

Famous Deaths

  • Paul de Man, Belgian literary critic, dies at 64
  • Rod Cameron [Nathan Roderick Cox], Canadian actor (City Detective, State Trooper, Trigger Trail), dies of cancer at 73

About December 21, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius

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