On This Day

What Happened on November 30, 1983

Historical Events

  • Denver Nuggets coach Doug Moe, hoplessly behind, advise team to let Blazers break their scoring record
  • Police free kidnapped beer magnate Alfred Heineken in Amsterdam
  • Radio Shack announces Tandy Model 2000 computer (80186 chip)
  • Raúl Alfonsín wins Argentine presidential election
  • Sam Shepards "Fool for love" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian Cristea, Romanian footballer
  • Andy Akinwolere, English television presenter

Famous Deaths

  • George Headley, West Indies cricket batsman (22 Tests; 2,190 runs @ 60.83; 10 x 100), dies at 74
  • Richard Llewellyn, Welsh novelist (How Green Was My Valley), dies at 76
1983 Highlights

About November 30, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: St. Andrew's Day (United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius