What Happened on October 11, 1983

Historical Events

Album Release

"Can't Slow Down" second studio album by Lionel Richie is released

  • Last hand-cranked telephones US went out of service as 440 telephone customers in Bryant Pond, Maine, were switched over to direct-dial

Famous Birthdays

  • Ruslan Ponomariov, Ukrainian chess player, born in Horlivka, Ukraine
  • William Sledd, American internet celebrity (Ask A Gay Man), born in Paducah, Kentucky
Born in 1983

About October 11, 1983

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

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