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Historical Events In 1983

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Jan 23   Cerebral Palsy telethon raises $14,700,000 in the year 1983.  

Jan 23   Russian radioactive satellite falls into Indian Ocean on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history george Cukor, director, dies of stroke & heart attack at 83  

Jan 24   On this day in history hulk Hogan pins the Iron Sheik for World Wrestling Federation title  

Jan 24   Oaxaca, Mexico a 7.0 earthquake occured. Damage in the Juchitan area and slight damage in the Mexico City area. Felt strongly in southeastern Mexico in the year 1983.  

Jan 25   China's supreme court commutes Chiang Ch'ing's death sentence to life on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Infrared telescope satellite launched into polar orbit in the year 1983.  

Jan 25   In the year 1983 nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie arrested in Bolivia  

Jan 26   In the year 1983 dutch/British infrared satellite IRAS launched from California  

Jan 26   Paul "Bear" Bryant, college football coach (Alabama), dies at 69 in the year 1983.  

Jan 27   Louis De Funes, actor/writer (Mad Adv of Rabbi Jacobs), dies at 68 in the year 1983.  

Jan 27   World's longest subaqueous tunnel (53.90 km) opens, Honshu-Hokkaid on this day in history.  

Jan 28   In the year 1983 billy Fury, actor (That'll Be the Day), dies at 42 of heart failure  

Jan 29   "Down Under" by Men At Work hit #1 on UK pop chart in the year 1983.  

Jan 29   In the year 1983 40th Golden Globes Gandhi, ET &Tootsie win  

Jan 30   On this day in history hilbert van Thumb becomes European skating champ  

Jan 30   In the year 1983 joan Valerie, actress (Pier 13), dies of pneumonia  

Feb 01   In the year 1983 new channels first available on cable as pay TV launched in Canada; First Choice, Superchannel and C-Channel allyou got to do is PAY  

Feb 01   In the year 1983 tullio Campagnolo, Italian bicycle manufacturer, dies  

Feb 01   In the year 1983 uSSR performs underground nuclear test  

Feb 02   Bryan Valentine, cricketer (7 Tests for England, 454 runs), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 02   Chicago Archbishop Joseph L Bernardin is among 18 new cardinals invested on this day in history.  

Feb 03   US female Figure Skating championship won by Rosalynn Sumners on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Jim Ameche, actor (Festival of Stars), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Feb 04   In the year 1983 josé Happart becomes mayor of Voeren Belgium  

Feb 04   On this day in history pop singer-drummer Karen Carpenter dies in Downey, California, at age 32.  

Feb 04   On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton  

Feb 05   Derk Roemers, Dutch union leader/politician (soc dem), dies at 67 in the year 1983.  

Feb 05   Former Nazi Gestapo official Klaus Barbie brought to trial in the year 1983.  

Feb 08   On this day in history champion thoroughbred Shergar kidnapped in Ireland; never found Lloyds of London pays $10.6 million insurance  

Feb 08   Eric Peters sets transatlantic sailboat record (E-W)-46 days on this day in history.  

Feb 09   Belgium buys 44 F-16s in the year 1983.  

Feb 10   In the year 1983 anglican synod vote 338-100 against unilateral UK nuclear disarmament  

Feb 10   Canada signs agreement allowing US testing of military equipment in Canada, including cruise missiles in the year 1983.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1983

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 28   Roger Johnson, English footballer was born in the year 1983.  

Apr 30   Tatjana H├╝fner, German luger was born in the year 1983.  

Apr 30   Troy Williamson, American football player was born on this day in history.  

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of yamini, Tamil Singer  

May 22   John Hopkins, Anglo-American motorcycling racer was born on this day in history.  

Jun 07   Mark Lowe, American baseball player was born in the year 1983.  

Jun 14   In the year 1983 birth of john Stocco, American football player  

Jun 14   On this day in history birth of louis Garrel, French actor  

Famous Deaths In 1983

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history bernard George Stevens, composer, dies at 66  

Jan 07   On this day in history august Cool, Belgian trade union leader, dies at 79  

Jan 08   On this day in history gale Page, actress (4 Daughters, Knute Rockney), dies of cancer at 72  

Jan 11   Nikolaj V Podgorny, president USSR, dies at 79 in the year 1983.  

Jan 12   In the year 1983 death of rebop Kwaku Baah, Nigerian percussionist (b. 1944)  

Jan 13   Arthur Space, actor (Doc Weaver-Lassie), dies of cancer at 74 in the year 1983.  

Jan 15   Meyer Lansky, reputed mobster, dies in Miami Beach Fla at 80 in the year 1983.  

Jan 17   Doodles Weaver, actor/comedian (Ring of Fire), shoots himself at 71 died on this day in history.  

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