On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1983

Historical Events

Historic Event

Former Nazi Gestapo official Klaus Barbie brought to trial

Famous Deaths

  • Derk Roemers, Dutch union leader/politician (soc dem), dies at 67
1983 Highlights

About February 5, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 6 months and 3 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