On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1983

Historical Events

  • 17th Country Music Association Award: Alabama wins
  • Israel's Knesset votes 60-53 to endorse YitzḼak Shamir as PM
  • NBC premiere of true life drama "Adam", based on John Walsh's son's murder
  • Tom Monaghan becomes CEO of Detroit Tigers

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

Famous Deaths

Ralph Richardson

Sir Ralph Richardson, English actor (Richard III), dies at 80

1983 Highlights

About October 10, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 38 years and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra