On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1983

Historical Events

  • Ameritech Mobile Communications (now Cingular) launched the first US cellular network in Chicago, Illinois.
1983 Highlights

About October 13, 1983

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 10 months and 3 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