What Happened on March 14, 1983

Historical Events

  • OPEC cut oil prices for 1st time in 23 years

Famous Birthdays

  • (Jordan) Taylor Hanson, American pop singer and keyboard player (Hanson - "MMMMbop"), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Bakhtiyar Artayev, Kazakh boxer (2004 Olympic gold medal), born in Taraz, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
  • Johnny Flynn, English actor (Emma) and singer-songwriter, born in Johannesburg, South Africa

Famous Deaths

  • Maurice Ronet, French film actor, director, and writer (Frantic, Sphinx, Circle of Love), dies of cancer at 55
1983 Highlights

About March 14, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
  • UK #1 Song: Total Eclipse Of The Heart - Bonnie Tyler