What Happened on October 11, 1983

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Music releaseAlbum Release

"Can't Slow Down" 2nd 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