What Happened on June 5, 1983

Historical Events

  • 37th Tony Awards: "Torch Song Trilogy" and "Cats" win

French Open Men's Tennis

French Open: Home town favourite Yannick Noah wins his 1st and only career Grand Slam title; beats defending champion Mats Wilander of Sweden 6-2, 7-5, 7-6

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Bray, American MLB player, born in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Marques Colston, American football player (New Orleans Saints), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
1983 Highlights

About June 5, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 3 months and 19 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