On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1983

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Mordetzky, American wrestler, born in Santa Monica, California
  • Felipe Colombo, Argentine-Mexican actor & singer, born in Mexico City, Mexico

Kim Jong-un

Kim Jong-un, Supreme Leader of North Korea (2011-), born in Pyongyang, North Korea

Famous Deaths

  • Gale Page, actress (4 Daughters, Knute Rockney), dies of cancer at 72
  • Gerhard Barkhorn, German fighter pilot (b. 1919)
  • Lois Wilson, actress (Alice-Aldrich Family), dies at 88
  • Ron Frazer, Australian actor (b. 1924)
  • Tom McCall, Governor of Oregon (b. 1913)
1983 Highlights

About January 8, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn