On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1983

Historical Events

Television Premiere

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

Sports History

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

  • 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? 39 years and 15 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