What Happened on October 12, 1983

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Brosque, Australian footballer (Sydney FC), born in Sydney, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Ernie Roth, American wrestling manager (ring name "The Grand Wizard of Wrestling"), dies at 57
  • Jiří Lederer, Czech journalist and anti-communist dissident (Prague Spring), dies at 61
1983 Highlights

About October 12, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 11 months and 16 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