On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1983

Historical Events

Album Release

Paul McCartney releases "Pipes of Peace" album

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • Ron Grant completes a 217 day, 8,316 mile run around Australia

Famous Birthdays

  • Katy French, Irish Supermodel and Socialite, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

George Halas

George Halas [Papa Bear], American NFL coach and pioneering owner of the Chicago Bears, dies of pancreatic cancer at 88

American Football Coach and Team Owner George Halas
American Football Coach and Team Owner
George Halas
1983 Highlights

About October 31, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: October Bank Holiday (Ireland)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio