What Happened on June 2, 1983

Historical Events

  • 1980 movie "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes" released in Germany
  • Toilet catches fire on Air Canada's DC-9, 23 die at Cincinnati

Famous Birthdays

  • Brooke White, American pop singer (High Hopes & Heartbreak), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Christopher Higgins, American ice hockey player
Born in 1983

Famous Deaths

  • Donald Gramm, American concert and opera bass-baritone, dies of a heart attack at 56
  • Stan Rogers, Canadian folk musician and songwriter, dies in aircraft fire at 33

About June 2, 1983

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 11 months and 27 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