On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1983

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Film Director George Lucas
Film Director
George Lucas
Composer John Williams
John Williams
Actor Peter Cushing
Peter Cushing
  • 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, academy award producer, dies at 76
1983 Highlights

About May 25, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini