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Historical Events In 1983

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Feb 10   In the year 1983 eduard Franz, actor (Zorro), dies at 80  

Feb 11   "Weird Al" Yankovic records "Ricky" & "Buckingham Blues" debut LP on this day in history.  

Feb 11   4th largest snowfall in NYC history (18"(46 cm)) on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history eubie Blake, ragtime-composer/pianist (Memories of You), dies at 100  

Feb 13   In the year 1983 australia beats New Zealand 2-0 to win World Series Cup  

Feb 13   In the year 1983 marian Nixon, actress (Dr Bull, Sweepstakes), dies of cancer at 78  

Feb 13   In the year 1983 world Boxing Council becomes 1st to cut boxing from 15 to 12 rounds  

Feb 19   On this day in history alice White, actress (Employees' Entrance), dies at 78 of a stroke  

Feb 20   James G Richardson, (Tim Cassidy-Sierra), dies at 37 in ski accident on this day in history.  

Feb 20   Japan launches Tenma satellite to study x-rays (450/570 km) on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Donald Davis runs 1 mile backwards in 6 minutes 7.1 seconds on this day in history.  

Feb 21   In the year 1983 nBA San Diego Clippers begin a 29 game road losing streak  

Feb 22   Christina E "Christine" Auwen, singer/wife of John Kelly, dies at 75 in the year 1983.  

Feb 22   Harold Washington wins Chicago's Democratic mayoral primary on this day in history.  

Feb 22   Hindus kill 3000 Moslems in Assam, India in the year 1983.  

Feb 23   In the year 1983 25th Grammy Awards Rosanna, Toto IV, Men at Work win  

Feb 23   Adrian Boult, conductor, dies in the year 1983.  

Feb 23   USFL New Jersey Generals sign Heisman winner Herschel Walker (3 years-$5 million) in the year 1983.  

Feb 24   In the year 1983 a U.S. congressional report condemns the internment of Japanese-Americans during WWII.  

Feb 24   Dow Jones closes above 1100 mark for first time in the year 1983.  

Feb 24   In the year 1983 herbert Norman Howells, composer, dies at 90  

Feb 24   In the year 1983 uSSR performs underground nuclear test  

Feb 25   John Cowles Sr, US publisher, dies at 84 in the year 1983.  

Feb 26   Michael Jackson's "Thriller" album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 37 weeks on this day in history.  

Feb 27   On this day in history eamonn Coghlan sets indoor mile record of 3 49.78  

Feb 27   Jan Stephenson wins Tucson Conquistadores LPGA Golf Tournament on this day in history.  

Feb 28   On this day in history final TV episode of "MASH" airs (CBS); record 125 million watch  

Feb 28   In the year 1983 statistics Canada reports Canadian Gross National Product fell 4.8% in 1982; sharpest decline since 1933  

Mar 01   On this day in history tamara McKinney becomes first US woman skier to win the World Cup  

Mar 01   In the year 1983 tornado tears through Louisiana, injuring 33 people  

Mar 02   Compact Disc recordings developed by Phillips &Sony introduced on this day in history.  

Mar 02   Final episode of MASH; 125,000,000 viewers on this day in history.  

Mar 02   USSR performs underground nuclear test in the year 1983.  

Mar 03   On this day in history arthur Koestler, Hung/Brit writer (Dialogue With Death), dies at 77  

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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 on this day in history.  

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of troy Williamson, American football player  

Apr 30   In the year 1983 birth of yamini, Tamil Singer  

May 22   On this day in history birth of john Hopkins, Anglo-American motorcycling racer  

Jun 07   Mark Lowe, American baseball player was born on this day in history.  

Jun 14   John Stocco, American football player was born in the year 1983.  

Jun 14   Louis Garrel, French actor was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1983

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Bernard George Stevens, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1983.  

Jan 07   In the year 1983 august Cool, Belgian trade union leader, dies at 79  

Jan 08   In the year 1983 gale Page, actress (4 Daughters, Knute Rockney), dies of cancer at 72  

Jan 11   Nikolaj V Podgorny, president USSR, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history arthur Space, actor (Doc Weaver-Lassie), dies of cancer at 74  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history death of doodles Weaver, actor/comedian (Ring of Fire), shoots himself at 71  

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