What Happened on October 6, 1983

Historical Events

  • China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

NHL Record

Islander's Mike Bossy's 25th career hat trick

  • NY Jets announce they are leaving Shea for Meadowlands
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Deaths

  • Terence Cooke, cardinal/archbishop of NY, dies at 62
1983 Highlights

About October 6, 1983

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 4 months and 1 day
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