What Happened on February 18, 1983

Historical Events

  • 33rd Berlin International Film Festival: "Ascendancy" and "The Beehive" win the Golden Bear (tie)
  • Indiana Pacers lose, 121-94 in Milwaukee; begin a 28 NBA game losing streak on the road
  • Right wing Lanny McDonald becomes the first player in NHL franchise Calgary Flames' history to score 50 goals in a season in a 5-1 loss to Buffalo Sabres

Famous Birthdays

  • Jason Maxiell, American basketball player, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jermaine Jenas, English footballer, born in Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Juelz Santana, American rapper, born in Harlem, New York
  • Roberta Vinci, Italian tennis player (5 Grand Slam doubles titles), born in Taranto, Italy
1983 Highlights

About February 18, 1983

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Baby, Come To Me - Patti Austin With James Ingram
  • UK #1 Song: Too Shy - Kajagoogoo