On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1983

Historical Events

  • 550,000 Dutch demonstrate against cruise missile
  • Notre Dame's Gil Fenerty rushes for 337 yards & 6 touchdowns

Famous Birthdays

  • Dana Eveland, American baseball player
  • Jason Tahincioglu, Turkish racing driver
  • Johnny Lewis, actor (Sons of Anarchy, Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • Maurice Clarett, American football player
  • Richard Brancatisano, Australian actor

Famous Deaths

  • Sten Broman, Swedish composer, dies at 81
1983 Highlights

About October 29, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio