What Happened on October 18, 1983

Famous Deaths

  • Diego Abad de Santill├ín, Spanish anarchist (b. 1897)
  • Vijay Manjrekar, Indian cricketer (55 Tests for India), dies at 52
  • Willie Jones, American baseball third baseman (MLB All Star 1950, 51; Philadelphia Phillies), dies from cancer at 58
1983 Highlights

About October 18, 1983

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 5 months and 15 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