What Happened on June 30, 1983

Historical Events

  • KBS Special Live Broadcast “Finding Dispersed Families” begins daily in Korea, documenting reunion attempts after the Cold War (later included in UNESCO's Memory of the World) [1]

Famous Birthdays

  • Brendon James, British pop drummer (Thirteen Senses - "Into The Fire"), born in Cornwall
  • Cheryl [Tweedy], British singer (Girls Aloud), born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
  • Katherine Ryan, Canadian Irish comedian, born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • Marlin Jackson, American football player, born in Sharon, Pennsylvania
  • Patrick Wolf, English musician, born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Bo Gentry [Robert Ackoff] American songwriter ("Mony, Mony"), and record producer (Tommy James), dies at 41
  • Mary Livingstone [Sadye Marks], American comedienne, (Jack Benny), dies at 77
1983 Highlights

About June 30, 1983

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 7 months and 6 days
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