What Happened on October 10, 1983

Historical Events

  • 17th Country Music Association Award: Alabama wins

Event of Interest

Israel's Knesset votes 60-53 to endorse YitzḼak Shamir as Prime Minister

  • NBC premiere of true life drama "Adam", based on John Walsh's son's murder
  • Tom Monaghan becomes CEO of Detroit Tigers
1983 History

Famous Birthdays

  • (Elizabeth Mae) "Lzzy" Hale, American hard rock singer and musician (Halestorm - "Love Bites (So Do I)"), born in Red Lion, Pennsylvania
  • Vusimuzi Sibanda, Zimbabwean cricketer, born in Highfield, Harare, Zimbabwe
Born in 1983

Famous Deaths

Ralph RichardsonRalph Richardson (1902-1983)

English actor (Anna Karenina, Doctor Zhivago), dies of a stroke at 80

About October 10, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra

Holidays: Columbus Day (United States), Thanksgiving (Canada)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Total Eclipse Of The Heart - Bonnie Tyler
  • UK #1 Song: Karma Chameleon - Culture Club