What Happened on January 12, 1983

Historical Events

  • NCAA creates football Kickoff Classic to begin in August
  • Quebec Nordiques play 230th NHL game without being shut out
1983 History

Famous Deaths

  • (Anthony) "Rebop" Kwaku Baah, Nigerian percussionist (traffic, 1971-74), dies of cerebral hemorrhage during a performance in Stockholm, Sweden at 38

About January 12, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Down Under - Men At Work
  • UK #1 Song: You Can't Hurry Love - Phil Collins