On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1983

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlton Brewster, NFL player, born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Lavinia Meijer, Dutch harpist (Metamorphosis / The Hours), born in South Korea

Famous Deaths

  • (James Hubert) "Eubie" Blake, American ragtime composer and pianist ("Memories of You"; "I'm Just Wild About Harry"), dies at 96
1983 Highlights

About February 12, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Down Under - Men At Work
  • UK #1 Song: Down Under - Men At Work