What Happened on October 4, 1983

Historical Events

  • Richard Noble driving Thrust2 reaches new land speed record of 650.88 mph (1,047.49 km/h) at Black Rock Desert, Nevada

Famous Birthdays

  • Kurt Suzuki, American baseball catcher (MLB All Star 2014; Washington Nationals), born in Wailuku, Hawaii
  • Risa Kudo, Japanese gravure idol
  • Ueda Tatsuya, Japanese idol (member of KAT-TUN)
  • Vicky Krieps, Luxembourgish actress (Corsage), born in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Born in 1983
1983 Highlights

About October 4, 1983

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 7 months and 26 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