On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1983

Historical Events

  • Australia regain the Ashes with a 2-1 series win v England

Historic Event

President Reagan ends US arms embargo against Guatemala

Famous Birthdays

  • Brett Dalton, American actor (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), born in San Jose, California
  • Liesbeth Mouha, Belgian beach volleyball player, born in Tongeren, Belgium
  • Natalie Gulbis, American golfer (ANA Inspiration 2006 3rd), born in Sacramento, California

Famous Deaths

  • August Cool, Belgian trade union leader, dies at 79
1983 Highlights

About January 7, 1983

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Maneater - Daryl Hall John Oates
  • UK #1 Song: Save Your Love - Renee & Renato