What Happened on March 16, 1983

Historical Events

  • Smallest crowd at Cleveland Coliseum (Cavs vs Nets-1,814)

Famous Birthdays

  • Brandon League, American baseball player

Famous Divorces

Dick Wolf

Producer Dick Wolf (36) divorces Susan Scranton after more than 13 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

Arthur GodfreyArthur Godfrey (1903-1983)

American radio and TV host (Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scout), dies at 79

  • Fred Rose, Canadian politician (b. 1907)
1983 Highlights

About March 16, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 10 months and 16 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