On This Day

What Happened on February 19, 1983

Historical Events

Sports History

Fernando Valenzuela wins his salary arbitration of $1 million

  • Vladimir Salnikov (USSR) sets 400 m free style swimming record

Famous Birthdays

  • Assunta De Rossi, Filipino actress
  • Mika Nakashima, Japanese pop singer ("Glamorous Sky"; "Yuki No Hama"), and actress (Nana films), born in Hioki, Kagoshima, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Alice White, actress (Employees' Entrance), dies at 78 of a stroke
1983 Highlights

About February 19, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

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