On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1983

Famous Birthdays

  • Scott Speed, American race car driver, born in Manteca, California
  • Shaun Maloney, Scottish soccer midfielder (47 caps; Celtic), born in Miri, Malaysia

Famous Deaths

Person of interestGeorge Cukor

George Cukor, American film director (My Fair Lady, The Wizard of Oz), dies of a stroke and a heart attack at 83

Director George Cukor
George Cukor

1983 Highlights

About January 24, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius