What Happened on May 8, 1983

Famous Birthdays

  • Matt Willis, British pop singer, bassist (Busted), and television personality, born in Tooting, London, England
  • Vicky McClure, English actress (Line of Duty), born in Nottingham, England

Famous Deaths

  • John Fante, Italian-American author and screenwriter (Wait Until Spring, Bandini, Ask the Dust, Full of Life), dies at 74
1983 Highlights

About May 8, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus

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