On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1983

Historical Events

  • "Marilyn: An American Fable" closes at Minskoff NYC after 16 performances
  • 48th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 23-20 in Birmingham
  • 49th Heisman Trophy Award: Mike Rozier, Nebraska (RB)
  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll

Famous Birthdays

  • Sherri DuPree-Bemis, American pop-rock singer-songwriter (Eisley), born in Tyler, Texas
  • Stephen Donald, New Zealand rugby union fly-half/centre (25 caps; Chiefs, Bath), born in Papakura, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Al Watrous, American golfer (British Open 1926 runner-up), dies at 84
1983 Highlights

About December 3, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius