What Happened on June 29, 1983

Historical Events

Sports History

40 year old Puerto Rican jockey Ángel Cordero Jr. wins his 5,000th race with a victory in the last race at Belmont; 4th jockey to achieve milestone

  • Challenger flies back to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly Air Force Base

Famous Birthdays

  • Aundrea Fimbres, American singer (Danity Kane), born in Upland, California
Born in 1983

Famous Weddings

Dick Wolf

Producer Dick Wolf (36) weds Christine Marburg

About June 29, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Flashdance...What A Feeling - Irene Cara
  • UK #1 Song: Baby Jane - Rod Stewart