What Happened on June 20, 1983

Historical Events

  • Iran moves into northern Iraq (casualties top 13,800 in ten days)
  • New York Yankees 5-time MLB All Star outfielder Bobby Murcer retires

US Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Oakmont CC: Larry Nelson wins by 1 shot from Tom Watson in a storm affected Monday finish

Famous Birthdays

  • Cherrie Ying, Hong Kong actress
  • Darren Sproles, American football player
  • Josh Childress, American basketball player
  • Patrisse Cullors, American artist and civil rights activist (co-founded #BlackLivesMatter), born in Los Angeles, California
1983 Highlights

About June 20, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 7 months and 18 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