What Happened on July 15, 1983

Historical Events

  • 8 killed, 54 wounded, by Armenian extremists bomb at Orly, France

Film Premiere

Film version of "The Pirates of Penzance", starring Kevin Kline, Linda Ronstadt, and Angela Lansbury premieres in US

Famous Birthdays

  • Nelson Merlo, Brazilian racing driver
Born in 1983

Famous Deaths

  • Eddie Foy Jr [Edwin Fitzgerald Jr], American actor (The Pajama Game, Fair Exchange), dies of cancer at 78

About July 15, 1983

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Every Breath You Take - The Police
  • UK #1 Song: Baby Jane - Rod Stewart