On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1983

Historical Events

  • "On Your Toes" opens at Virginia Theater NYC for 505 performances

Election of Interest

Helmut Kohl's CDU/CSU wins West German parliament elections

  • In New Bedford, Massachusetts, woman charges she was gang-raped atop a pool table
  • US Football League begins its 1st season

Famous Birthdays

  • Andranik Teymourian, Iranian soccer player

Famous Deaths

  • Cathy Berberian, American mezzo-soprano and composer (Stripsody), dies of a heart attack at 57
  • Thelma Pelish, actress (Pajama Game), dies at 55
1983 Highlights

About March 6, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces