On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1983

Historical Events

Music History

"Return of the Jedi" (Star Wars Episode VI), produced by George Lucas first released

  • 1st US National Missing Children's Day is proclaimed
  • 27th European Cup: Hamburg beats Juventus 1-0 at Athens
  • Fire in Nassermeer, Egypt, kills 357
  • France performs nuclear test
  • Kirk Gibson (Tigers) & Jorge Orta (Blue Jays) hit inside park HRs

Famous Birthdays

  • Kunal Khemu, Indian actor (Kalyug), born in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Famous Deaths

  • Black Jack Stewart, Canadian NHL hockey player (b. 1917)
  • Jean Rougeau, French Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1925)
  • Sydney Box, British film producer and screenwriter (The Seventh Veil), dies at 76
1983 Highlights

About May 25, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini