What Happened on September 7, 1983

Historical Events

  • Drury Gallagher sets fastest swim around Manhattan (6h41m35s)

Famous Birthdays

  • Annette Dytrt, German skater figure, born in Landshut, Germany
  • Mehmet Topuz, Turkisher footballer (Kayserispor), born in Caferli Köyü, Yozgat, Turkey
  • Philip Deignan, Irish cyclist (UCI Pro Team), born in Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland
  • Pops Mensah-Bonsu, British basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks, born in Tottenham, London
Born in 1983

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Münch, Swiss conductor and composer, dies at 90
  • Henry Promnitz, South African cricketer (5-58 on debut for South Africa 1927-28), dies at 79
1983 Highlights

About September 7, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 40 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Maniac - Michael Sembello
  • UK #1 Song: Red Red Wine - UB40