On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1983

Historical Events


Appears on tv showTelevision Premiere

"Black Adder" TV comedy premieres starring Rowan Atkinson and Tony Robinson and written by Richard Curtis and Rowan Atkinson on BBC1

Actor and Comedian Rowan Atkinson
Actor and Comedian
Rowan Atkinson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Cards trade Keith Hernandez to Mets for Neil Allen & Rick Ownbey

MLB First Baseman Keith Hernandez
MLB First Baseman
Keith Hernandez
  • Supreme Court struck down state and local restrictions on abortion

Famous Birthdays

  • Derek Anderson, American football player
  • Julia Fischer, German violinist and pianist, born in Munich, Germany
  • Laura Imbruglia, Australian singer-songwriter, born in Sydney, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Srirangam Srinivasarao [Sri Sri], Indian Telugu poet, dies at 73
1983 Highlights

About June 15, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini