On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1983

Famous Birthdays

  • Matt Willis, British pop singer, bassist (Busted), and television personality. born in Tooting, London, 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? 38 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus