On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1983

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson release "Say, Say, Say" in UK

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederico Chaves Guedes [Fred], Brazilian soccer striker (39 caps; Fluminense, Lyon), born in TeĆ³filo Otoni, Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Hiroki Suzuki, Japanese actor
  • Tessa Thompson, American actress (Thor), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • John K. M. McCaffery, American TV host (One Minute Please), dies at 69
  • Kurt Kusenberg, writer, dies at 79
1983 Highlights

About October 3, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra