What Happened on July 29, 1983

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Friday Night Videos" premieres on NBC TV
  • Steve Garvey ends his NL record 1,207 consecutive game streak

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexei Kaigorodov, Russian hockey player

Famous Deaths

Person of interestDavid Niven

David Niven, British actor (Around the World in 80 Days, Rugues), dies in Switzerland at 73

  • J. B. Charles [Willem H. Nagel], Dutch criminologist and writer, dies at 83
  • Luis Buñuel, director (Monk), dies of cirrhosis of liver at 83
  • Raymond Massey, Canadian actor (Dr Kildare), dies of pneumonia at 86