What Happened on June 12, 1983

Historical Events

  • Comet C/1983 (Sugano-Saigusa-Fujikawa) approaches 0.0628 AUs of Earth

LPGA Championship

LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Jack Nicklaus GC: Patty Sheehan comes from 7 strokes behind with a final round a 66 (−6) to finish 2 strokes ahead of runner-up Sandra Haynie

  • Senior Tournament Players Championship Men's Golf, Canterbury GC: Miller Barber inaugural champion by 1 stroke from Gene Littler
  • Winston Davis takes 7-51 in Cricket World Cup match v Australia

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryan Habana, South African rugby player (South Africa national team), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Christine Sinclair, Canadian soccer player (Portland Thorns FC), born in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
  • Josh Dies, American author and musician (Showbread), born in Savannah, Georgia

Famous Deaths

Norma Shearer

Norma Shearer, Canadian-American actress (Escape, Romeo & Juliet), dies at 82

1983 Highlights

About June 12, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Flashdance...What A Feeling - Irene Cara
  • UK #1 Song: Every Breath You Take - The Police