What Happened on October 21, 1983

Historical Events

Appointment of Interest

Pope John Paul II names 3 new Dutch bishops

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Tveit, American actor (Tony award for Moulin Rouge!), born in Middletown New York
  • Aboudia Diarrassouba, Ivorian-American artist, born in Abengourou, Ivory Coast
  • Andy Marté, Dominican baseball player
  • Ninette Tayeb, Israeli singer
  • Zack Greinke, American baseball player
Born in 1983

Famous Deaths

  • Theodorus Zwartkruis, Dutch Bishop of Haarlem, Netherlands, dies at 73
1983 Highlights

About October 21, 1983

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 7 months and 8 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