On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1983

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Recording

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

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic
  • 4th largest snowfall in NYC history (18"(46 cm))

Music releaseMusic Single

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

Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer Jim Steinman
Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer
Jim Steinman

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
1983 Highlights

About February 11, 1983

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius