On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1983

Historical Events

Historic Event

British PM Margaret Thatcher visits Falkland Islands

Famous Deaths

  • Stan Spence, American baseball center fielder (MLB All-Star 1942, 44, 46, 47; Boston Red Sox, Washington Senators, St. Louis Browns), dies from emphysema at 67
1983 Highlights

About January 9, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 4 months and 9 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