On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1983

Historical Events

Music Recording

"Weird Al" Yankovic records "Ricky" & "Buckingham Blues" debut LP

  • 4th largest snowfall in NYC history (18"(46 cm))

Music Single

Single "Total Eclipse of the Heart" sung by Bonnie Tyler and composed by Jim Steinman is released

Famous Birthdays

  • Huang Shengyi, Chinese actress, born in Shanghai, China
  • Nicki Clyne, Canadian actress, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Rafael Van der Vaart, Dutch footballer, born in Keemskerk, Netherlands
  • Reena Esmail, Indian-American composer (This Love Between Us: Prayers for Unity), born in Chicago, Illinois
1983 Highlights

About February 11, 1983

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius