What Happened on February 26, 1983

Historical Events

#1 in the Charts

Michael Jackson's "Thriller" album goes #1 and stays #1 for 37 weeks

  • Shortwave pirate Radio USA (Wellsville, NY) begins transmission

Famous Birthdays

  • Kara Monaco, American model, born in Lakeland, Florida
1983 Highlights

About February 26, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 7 months and 5 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