What Happened on February 4, 1983

Historical Events

  • Jose Happart becomes mayor of Voeren Belgium

Sports History

US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Ameche [James Amici], American voice actor (Jack Armstrong, the All-American Boy), dies at 67
  • Karen Carpenter, American pop vocalist and drummer ("We've Only Just Begun"; "Rainy Days And Mondays"; "Top Of The World"), dies of anorexia nervosa at 32
  • Reginald Denham, English writer & director (Obsession, The Bad Seed), dies at 89

About February 4, 1983

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

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