On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 1983

Historical Events

  • Discovery transported to Vandenberg AFB, California
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneer James Wilder rushes for 219 yards vs Minnesota Vikings
  • Turkey Turgut Özals Moederland party wins elections

Famous Birthdays

  • Janette McBride, Filipino-Australian actress and television host, born in Queensland, Australia
  • Jon Hume, Australian singer (Evermore), born in Lismore, Australia

Famous Weddings

Vidal Sassoon

Businessman Vidal Sassoon (55) weds dressage champion Jeanette Hartford-Davis

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Gross, American composer and violinist, dies at 69
1983 Highlights

About November 6, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio