On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1983

Historical Events

  • "Trading Places", American comedy film, is released
  • Charlos Vieira begins 191 hr "nonstop" cycling in Leiria, Portugal
  • East German sprinter Marlies Göhr sets world record for 100m (10.81) in Berlin, Germany

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestKim Clijsters

Kim Clijsters, Belgian tennis player (4-time Grand Slam titles), born in Bilzen, Belgium

Tennis Player Kim Clijsters
Tennis Player
Kim Clijsters
  • Lee Harding, Australian punk-rock singer
  • Mamoru Miyano, Japanese seiyuu
1983 Highlights

About June 8, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 37 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini