What Happened on July 28, 1983

Historical Events

  • NASA launches Telstar-3A
  • USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

Juan GuaidóJuan Guaidó (39 years old)

Venezuelan politician recognized by 54 countries as the President of Venezuela but disputed with Nicolás Maduro, born in La Guaira, Vargas

Born in 1983

Famous Weddings

Vladimir Putin

Russian president Vladimir Putin (30) weds flight attendant Lyudmila Shkrebneva (25)

Famous Deaths

  • Alec Marks, cricketer (good NSW batsman 1928-37), dies

About July 28, 1983

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 10 months and 11 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