On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1983

Historical Events

  • "Pump Boys & Dinettes" closes at Princess Theater NYC after 573 performances

Historic Event

7th Shuttle Mission-Challenger 2 launches Sally Ride as 1st US woman in space

  • IRA's Joseph Doherty arrested in NYC

Famous Deaths

  • Luther Tucker, American blues guitarist, dies of a heart attack at 57
1983 Highlights

About June 18, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini