What Happened on July 24, 1983

Historical Events

  • 21st Tennis Fed Cup: Czech beats Germany in Zurich Switzerland (2-1)
  • 70th Tour de France won by Laurent Fignon of France

Sports History

Pine Tar Game: George Brett's HR disallowed against Yanks (overturned)

Music Premiere

Revival of Jerry Herman's musical "Mame", starring Angela Lansbury, opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 41 performances

  • Sonya Robinson, (Milwaukee), 23, crowned 16th Miss Black America
1983 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniele De Rossi, Italian footballer
Born in 1983

About July 24, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Every Breath You Take - The Police
  • UK #1 Song: Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home) - Paul Young