- The year I was born.
- Microsoft Word
was first released.
hitman Roy DeMeo is found dead in a trunk of his own car.
- US President Ronald Reagan
proclaims 1983, "The Year of the Bible".
police begin the use of wheel clamps on illegally-parked vehicles.
- Jon B. Minnoch, heaviest man in USA, dies at the age of 42 years and weighing 362 kg. When he was admitted to hospital in March 1978, his weight was 635 kg.