What Happened on September 8, 1983

Historical Events

  • NASA launches RCA-6

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Judd, Australian rules football player, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Diego Benaglio, Swiss-Italian footballer, born in Z├╝rich, Switzerland
  • Wali Lundy, American NFL football player, born in New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Will Blalock, American basketball player, born in Boston, Massachusetts
Born in 1983

Famous Deaths

  • Antonin Magne, French bicylist (won Tour de France 1931, 34), dies at 79
  • Ibrahim Abboud, 1st President and 4th Prime Minister of Sudan (1958-64), dies at 82
  • Willem C "Wim" Kan, Dutch cabaret performer, dies at 72
1983 Highlights

About September 8, 1983

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 6 months 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