June 11th, 1983

June 11th, 1983, fell on a Saturday. It was day 162 of 1983. The decade was the 1980s.

37 years, 1 months and 0 days have passed since June 11th, 1983.


On This Date

Events that occurred on June 11th, 1983:

  • Serial killer Henry Lee Lucas is arrested.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 11th, 1983:

  • United States: Flashdance... Oh What A Feeling - Irene Cara
  • United Kingdom: Every Breath You Take - Police

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Return of the Jedi" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is June 11th, 1983 and it's a Saturday. People are enjoying their weekend. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song Flashdance... Oh What A Feeling by Irene Cara is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Every Breath You Take by Police is the number one hit song. Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and the movie Return of the Jedi is at the top of the Box Office.

Because it's 1983, the radio stations are being dominated by artists such as Culture Club, Michael Jackson, Irene Cara, David Bowie and The Police. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Three's Company", "Chips", "Dallas" and "The Smurfs". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Space Invaders", "Galaxian", "Missile Command" and "Donkey Kong".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids", "The Smurfs", "Danger Mouse" and "Fraggle Rock". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Big Jim (action figure)", "Speak & Spell", "Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine" and "Commodore 64".


News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on June 11th, 1983.

  • Early 1980s fashion.

    The early 80s saw a minimalist approach to fashion, with some trends carrying over from the late 1970s. Sweaters, fur-lined puffer jackets, tunics, ripped jeans, leotards, velour tracksuits, tube tops, knee-length skirts, high-waisted pants and embroidered jeans were all popular during this period. The colors during the early 1980s were subdued, quiet and basic. Varying shades of brown, tan, and orange were in fashion.

  • Iran-Iraq War

    Between the 22nd of September, 1980, and the 20th of August, 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.

  • The Police - "Every Breath You Take"

    "Every Breath You Take" by The Police would go on to win a Grammy for 1983's Song of the Year.

  • Time Person of the Year: 1983.

    Ronald Reagan and Yuri Andropov are both named as the Time Person of the Year in 1983.

  • Terms of Endearment

    "Terms of Endearment" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1983.

  • 1983 in movies.

    Movies released in 1983 included Return of the Jedi, Terms of Endearment, Flashdance, Trading Places, National Lampoon's Vacation, WarGames, Scarface, Octopussy, Sudden Impact, Staying Alive, Mr. Mom and Risky Business.

  • 1983 in music.

    Popular music artists in 1983 included The Police, Michael Jackson, Irene Cara, Men at Work, Bonnie Tyler, Hall & Oates, Michael Sembello, Eurythmics, Culture Club and Dexys Midnight Runners.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 37 years, 1 months and 0 days have passed since June 11th, 1983.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 23 of 1983.
  • Leap Year: 1983 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on June 11th, 1983, will be 37 years of age.
  • People born in 1983 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 424134000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around June 11th, 1983:

  • May 25th, 1983: Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) is released.
  • May 25th, 1983: Football: Hamburg win the European Cup after defeating Juventus 1-0.
  • May 26th, 1983: Manchester United win the FA Cup final after they beat Brighton 4-0 in a replay.
  • May 31st, 1983: The Philadelphia 76ers win the 1983 NBA Finals after they defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 4-0.
  • June 3rd, 1983: The movie Psycho II (1983) is released in cinemas.
  • June 13th, 1983: Cindy Paulson escapes from serial killer Robert Hansen.
  • June 25th, 1983: 4-year-old Nyleen Kay Marshall goes missing in Helena, Montana.
  • July 6th, 1983: 18-year-old model and actress Tammy Lynn Leppert goes missing in Cocoa Beach, Florida.
  • July 7th, 1983: American model Vicki Morgan is murdered.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 11th, 1983, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1983 was the year of the .
  • Native American Zodiac: June 11th, 1983 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The A-Team - Action TV series with characters such as "Mr. T" and John "Hannibal" Smith.
  • 'Allo 'Allo! - BBC sitcom starring Gorden Kaye.
  • Cheers - Sitcom starring Ted Danson.
  • Knight Rider - Starring David Hasselhoff.
  • Family Ties - Sitcom starring Michael J. Fox.
  • The Smurfs - Animated fantasy-comedy television series.
  • Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends - Animated television series that ran in the early 1980s.
  • Only Fools and Horses - British television comedy.
  • Magnum, P.I. - Starring Tom Selleck as Private Investigator Thomas Magnum.
  • Knots Landing - American soap opera.
  • Trapper John, M.D. - Medical drama.
  • Hart to Hart - TV show about a couple who moonlight as detectives.

1983 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1983.

"Fraggle Rock" - "Inspector Gadget" - "Danger Mouse" - "The Smurfs" - "Cockleshell Bay" - "Diff'rent Strokes" - "Happy Days" - "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "Captain Kangaroo"


1983 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1983:

  • My Little Pony (figures)
  • Commodore 64
  • Masters of the Universe (figures)
  • Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)
  • Monchhichi / Chicaboo
  • Rubik's Cube
  • Big wheel (tricycle)
  • Intellivision (games console)
  • Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine
  • Cabbage Patch Kids
  • Speak & Spell
  • Hungry Hungry Hippos
  • Water Ring Toss
  • Big Jim (action figure)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 11th of June:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on June 11th, 1983.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on June 11th, 1983 was probably conceived around the 1st of September, 1982. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 11th, 1983 is the 20th of March, 1984. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Donkey Kong - Arcade game released by Nintendo.
  • Missile Command - Arcade game developed by Atari.
  • Pac-Man - Maze arcade game.
  • Galaxian - Fixed shooter arcade game.
  • Asteroids - Space-themed shooter arcade game.
  • Lunar Lander - In which the player controls a lunar landing module.
  • Space Invaders - Shooter arcade game.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about June 11th, 1983.

  • 13,545 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,170,288,000 seconds have passed since the June 11th, 1983.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,365,336,000 times.
  • Since June 11th, 1983, earth has travelled approximately 603,868,608,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 195,048,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 100,644,768 steps. That's about 44,731 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,043,456 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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