What Happened on October 3, 1983

Historical Events

Music Single

Parlophone releases Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson's duet single "Say, Say, Say" (from Paul's "Pipes of Peace" album) in UK

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 ThompsonTessa Thompson (39 years old)

American actress (Thor: Ragnarok), born in Los Angeles, California


Born in 1983

Famous Deaths

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

About October 3, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 8 months and 2 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