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The year 1983 saw both the contested beginning of the and the first mobile call.


Events


January

* – The migration of the to is officially completed (this is considered to be the beginning of the true ). * – President nominates as U.S. . * - ' begins its syndicated version, with hosts and . * – Canada and the United States launch ', a worldwide program advocating tolerance. * – The restores 's Olympic medals to his family. * – High-ranking is arrested in . * – Twenty-five members of the are sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of . * – is launched from , to conduct the world's first all-sky survey from space. *Mexican company founded. * – is released for computers. * – The beat the in * – use for drivers and front seat passengers becomes mandatory in the United Kingdom.


February

* – goes on trial on charges of involving 105 women. * ** is granted a of both houses of parliament, for . ** resigns as leader of the , and in the subsequent is elected as Hayden's successor unopposed. * – – The team of , , and won the in a * – is officially charged with s. * – 100 women protest in , Pakistan, against military dictator 's proposed Law of Evidence. The women were tear-gassed, baton-charged and thrown into lock-up. They were successful in repealing the law. * ** A in , Italy, kills 64 people. ** Two are killed and three lawmen are wounded in a shootout with in . * – The in and claim the lives of 75 people, in one of Australia's worst bushfire disasters. * ** The is devaluated and exchange controls are established in an event now referred to as ''Black Friday'' by many Venezuelans (the Bolívar had been the most stable and internationally accepted currency). ** : Over 2,000 people, mostly Bangladeshi Muslims, are massacred in , India, during the . ** : 13 people are killed in an attempted robbery in . * ** The announces its intention to buy out and evacuate the -contaminated community of . ** The automatic shut-down fails at , , USA. * ** A special commission of the releases a report critical of the practice of during . ** (U.K.): 's defeat of is criticised for alleged . * – The airs, setting the record for most watched television episode and reaching a total audience estimated at 125 million, which remains unsurpassed.


March

* – The and become . *March 1 – First collection of twelve models was introduced in , Switzerland * – : The led by defeats the / led by . Hawke would be sworn in on . As soon as the results became clear, Fraser resigned from the Liberal leadership; he would be by outgoing . * – releases the . * ** resigns as head of the amid scandal. **The is invented by . * – The (last wooden radio tower in Germany) is demolished.  * – ** , officially becomes political capital after transfer from . ** The erupts. Researchers point to mass hysteria as the most likely explanation. * – : U.S. President makes his initial proposal to develop technology to intercept enemy missiles. The media dub this plan "Star Wars". * – celebrates its 25th anniversary with the television special ', during which performs ' and introduces the .


April

* – In Mexico, the 2nd festival of the popular Juguemos a Cantar series begins, it ends five weeks later on May 1. * – The is launched on its maiden voyage: . * – Spain's won the 47th PGA * – Minnesota's largest retailer expands into California, opening 11 stores. * ** The in kills 63 people. ** Channel broadcasting is founded by the . * – A reactor shut-down due to failure of fuel rods occurs at , Russia. * – : , U.S., schoolgirl is invited to visit the by its leader , after he read her letter in which she expressed fears about .


May

* – ' magazine publishes the "" (which are later found to be forgeries). * – beat 2–1 (after extra time) to win the and become only the third side to win a European trophy. * – are crowned for the first time in their history by winning the , on the final day of the league season at the home of their city rivals , . * – NSW Premier Neville Wran steps down, in response to allegations raised by the ABC program ', that he attempted to influence the NSW Magistracy. * – , , and the United States sign an on Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon. * – beat the four games to none to win the * ** Two separate research groups led by and independently declared that a novel may have been infecting people with , and published their findings in the same issue of the journal '. ** . A car bombing in , , kills 19 people. It had been planted by members of , a military wing of the . * – ' opens in theatres. * – The 7.8 shakes northern with a maximum of VIII (''Severe''). A destructive tsunami is generated that leaves about 100 people dead. * – . An explosion at an unlicensed and illegal operation near kills eleven and injures one. The blast was heard within a radius of . * ** The begins at . ** ' is released in cinemas in . * – wins the * – wins the 24th running of the at * – The defeat the to sweep the NBA championship in four games.


June

*June – Throughout the local summer, many American states are affected by that causes water shortages. * – Fugitive tax protester , who has been on the run for four months, is killed in a shootout with police in , along with a local sheriff. * – is founded in , . It was defunct in . * – Britain's government, led by , is by a landslide majority. * – ' passes the orbit of , becoming the first man-made object to leave the vicinity of the major planets of the . * – is caught off the ese island of looking for by . He is convicted and imprisoned until 1984 for . * ** becomes the first American woman in space aboard on the mission. ** ian teenager and nine other women are hanged because they are members of the . * – – The team of and won the . * – Don Bluth's is released in arcades. * – India wins the by defeating the by 43 runs. * – A total loss of occurs at the , . It is classified as an "Accident With Local Consequences" – level 4 on the .


July

* **A n M jet, en route to Conakry Airport in , crashes into the Fouta Djall Mountains in , killing all 23 people on board. **The blocks construction of the in . **A technical failure causes the release of from the , Germany. * **'s Family Computer, also known as the , goes on sale in Japan. ** The in leaves eight dead and 55 injured. * – : A helicopter crashes off the , causing 20 fatalities. * – The government of Poland announces the end of and amnesty for political prisoners. * – The is recorded in , Antarctica with −89.2 °C (−128.6 °F). * – Australian completes his solo in a helicopter. * ** : Out of fuel, Flight 143 glides in to land in . ** 13 soldiers are killed after a by the militant , starting the which continued until . ** Heavy massive rain and mudslides at western , Japan, kill 117. ** Diana Ross's concert at The Great Lawn of New York City's Central Park, attended by 800,000 fans, was cut short by a massive lightning storm. * – The anti-Tamil riots begin in , killing between 400 and 3,000. Black July is generally regarded as the beginning of the . * - American band released their debut album . * – premier is exonerated by the Street Royal Commission, over claims raised by the ABC () programme ', that he attempted to influence the NSW magistracy.


August

* – begins operations out of Phoenix, Arizona and Las Vegas, Nevada. * – becomes President of . * – ' first airs as '. * ** hits the coast, killing 22 and causing over US$3.8 billion ( dollars) in damage. ** 5 people are killed and 18 others injured when a road train is deliberately driven into a motel at , NT (the driver, Douglas Edward Crabbe, is convicted in ). * – , opposition leader, is in just as he returns from exile. * – The Old is destroyed by arson. * – Heavy rain triggers flooding at , Spain, and surrounding areas, killing 44 people and causing millions in damages. * – becomes the first African-American in space aboard on the mission.


September

* – : is shot down by pilot Major Gennadi Osipovich near when the commercial aircraft enters Soviet airspace. All 269 on board are killed, including U.S. Congressman . * – Six men walk underwater across – in 48 hours. * – The admits to shooting down , stating that the pilots did not know it was a civilian aircraft when it violated Soviet airspace. * – i club wins the 1983 President's Gold Cup by defeating 2–0 in the final. * – 's album ' was released. * – President announces that the (GPS) will be made available for civilian use. * – becomes the first to be crowned , in . * – U.S. band officially appears in public without makeup for the first time on . * – becomes an independent state. * ** crashes in the after a bomb explodes in the baggage compartment, killing 117. ** Violence erupts in between native and French expatriates. The French government withdraws the promise of . * – : 38 prisoners, armed with 6 handguns, hijack a prison lorry and smash their way out of in , in the largest prison escape since World War II and in British history. * ** : Soviet military officer averts a worldwide nuclear war by correctly identifying a warning of attack by U.S. missiles as a as the goes off for multiple television and radio stations in the United States. ** The ' mission ends in a pad abort at the , when a pad fire occurs at the base of the rocket during the launch countdown. The escape tower system, attached to the top of the capsule containing the crew and , fires immediately, pulling the crew safe from the vehicle a few seconds before the rocket explodes, destroying the launch complex. ** The Australian ' wins the , the first successful challenge to the 's 132-year defence of the trophy. * – The is announced publicly on the net.unix-wizards and net.usoft s.


October

* – is elected leader of the British . * – British entrepreneur sets a new of 633.468 mph (1,019.468 km/h), driving at the , . * – The first restaurant is opened in . * – was founded. * – A plan to abolish the is announced. * – The kills South Korea's Foreign Minister, , and 21 others. The perpetrators are believed to be ns. * – Japan's former Prime Minister is found guilty of taking a $2 million bribe from , and sentenced to 4 years in jail. * – beat the 4 games to 1 to win the baseball championship in the United States. * – , Prime Minister of , and 40 others are assassinated in a military coup. * – At the 17th General Conference on Weights and Measures, the metre is defined in terms of the as the distance light travels in a in 1/299,792,458 of a second. * – In , West Germany, people demonstrate for . * – : Simultaneous suicide truck-bombings destroy both the and barracks in , killing 241 U.S. servicemen, 58 French paratroopers and 6 Lebanese civilians. * ** by United States troops at the behest of of , a member of the . ** software ''Multi-Tool Word'', soon to become , is released in the United States. It is primarily the work of programmers and . Free demonstration copies on disk are distributed with the November issue of ' magazine. * – : The first democratic elections in after seven years of are held. * – The ' debuts on .


November

* ** : At the Rose Garden, U.S. President signs a bill creating a federal holiday on the third Monday of every January to honor American leader It is first observed in 1986. ** South Africa approves a granting limited political rights to s and s as part of a series of reforms to . **Chrysler introduces the , the first "". * – The Reverend announces his candidacy for the 1984 United States' presidential nomination. * – rig diving bell accident: Off the coast of Norway, 5 divers are killed and 1 severely wounded in an accident. * – : Many Soviet officials misinterpret this exercise as a nuclear , causing the last nuclear scare of the . * November 7 – A bomb explodes in the with the intent to kill senators however nobody was killed. The perpetrators were part of the . * – The anticancer drug is approved by the , leading to a curative treatment regime in the field of combination chemotherapy of . * – becomes the first U.S. president to address the , Japan's national legislature. * – The first United States s arrive at in England amid protests from peace campaigners. * – The is approved by the , leading to a revolution in the field of transplantation. * – The Turkish part of declares independence. * – A jury in , US acquits of the murder of Argentine businessman Moses Chaiyo. * – The is founded in Mexico. * – ' is released. * – An attempted of in results in several dead and wounded. * – ' airs on . * – Lynda Mann, 15, is found raped and strangled in the village of , England ( is sentenced to in ). * – : In London, 6,800 gold bars worth nearly GB£26 million are taken from the Brink's-Mat vault at . Only a fraction of the gold is ever recovered, and only 2 men are convicted of the crime. * – n crashes near in , Spain, killing 181 of the 192 on board.


December

* – is aired on MTV for the first time. * ** United States Navy aviator Lt's. Mark Lange and Bobby Goodman are shot down in an over and captured by ns; Lt. Lange dies of his injuries; Lt. Goodman is released 30 days later after the intervention of the Reverend Jesse Jackson. ** are celebrated in in which the opposition party, , wins a majority in both chambers of the Venezuelan Congress and the presidency for the 1984–1989 period under . Voter turn out is 87.3% and Lusinchi obtains 58.4% of the votes. ** . * – is established and inaugurated with its headquarters in , , and legitimised through an Act of Parliament in Nepal this same year. * – Two Spanish passenger planes collide on the foggy runway at a airport, killing 90. * – The is floated, by Federal treasurer . Under the old flexible peg system, the Reserve Bank bought and sold all Australian dollars and cleared the market at the end of the day. This initiative is taken by the government of . * – Military rule ends and is restored in , with the beginning of 's first term as . * – , of forms the new government of (45th government); beginning of a new civilian regime. * ** A in , Spain, injuring 47 and killing 83 people. ** : a car bomb kills 6 people and injures 90 outside in London. * – The is stolen from the Brazilian Soccer Confederation building in . , the trophy has not been recovered. * ** A explosion in , US kills five firefighters and two civilians. ** visits to forgive his would-be assassin . * – The Reverend travels to to secure the release of U.S. Navy Lieutenant , who has been in Syrian captivity since being shot down over Lebanon during a bombing mission. * ** gains from the United Kingdom. ** Two bombs explode in France; one on a Paris train kills 3 and injures 19. The other at Marseille station kills 2 and injures 34. ** was overthrown


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* wins the . * receives the for , built in . * The (DARE) program is launched in the United States. * ' and ' are box-office hits. * wins the . * , the people of , and / and / win the . * introduces the '. * discovers while working for Cetus. * The ceases production. * The meteorological brings severe weather worldwide. * A affects the , and parts of the between May and September. * declassifies for public use; it will be shut down again in for the and re-activated again in . * The capital of the is changed from to . *Hyundai Electronic Industrial, as predecessor for , a in the world, founded in .


Births


January

* – , American actress * – , Filipina model, host and actress * ** , American basketball player ** , Irish actress * – , Canadian actress * ** , Nigerian-American musician () ** , American actor ** , American golfer ** , American television and film actor * ** , Chinese weightlifter ** , American wrestler ** , Mexican-Argentine actor, singer, songwriter and musician * ** , Spanish actress ** , American football player; brother of captain * – , Chinese aerial free-style skier * – , German Formula One driver * – , American HIV/AIDS activist, blogger, talent agent, writer, and social media marketer * ** , Bollywood actor ** , American soap opera actress ** , British actor ** , French basketball player * – , Japanese singer * – , Indonesian actor (d. ) * ** , Dutch actor ** , Austrian footballer * ** , German basketball player ** , Australian racing driver * ** , South Korean actress ** , Irish singer and actress * ** , Norwegian Olympic cross-country skier ** , Japanese singer and songwriter * – , Palestinian entrepreneur * ** , Russian actress ** , French-Canadian professional wrestler and glamour model ** , German footballer * – , American football player * ** , Polish cross-country skier ** , Australian rower (d. ) * ** , American singer-songwriter ** , American actor, dancer, television personality, and producer ** , Australian actor ** , American Formula One driver ** , Belarusian singer * – , Japanese footballer * – , Australian model and television presenter * – , Australian singer-songwriter * **, British actor


February

* ** , American fashion model, actor, and singer ** , American singer * – , Swedish athlete * ** , French pole vaulter ** , Armenian chess Grandmaster * – , American comedian * – , French-American professional poker player * **, Indian cricketer **, Australian racing driver * ** , American baseball player ** , Swedish model ** , Italian footballer * ** , American singer, songwriter and actor ** , English model and photographer ** , Canadian footballer ** , Indonesian actor, comedian, singer, and television presenter (d. ) * – , American actor and comedian * ** , Brazilian artistic gymnast ** , American singer-songwriter and guitarist * ** , Dutch footballer * – , American actress * ** and , Swiss footballers ** , Australian rules footballer ** , Canadian baseball player * ** , English supermodel ** , American film, television and stage actor * ** , model ** , Swedish fashion journalist ** , American singer-songwriter and record producer * – , American basketball player * ** (born Kaloyan Stefanov Mahlyanov), Bulgarian sumo wrestler ** , Japanese singer and actress ** , Japanese voice actress ** , American ice hockey player ** , American basketball player ** , Indonesian rapist * ** , Egyptian footballer ** , American baseball player * ** , French actress and director ** , Irish actor * ** , born Jennifer Ketcham, American former pornographic actress/reality TV star ** , American comedian * ** , American comedian and actor ** , Italian rugby union player ** , English actress ** , English author ** , Egyptian footballer * – , English glamour model * – , Croatian soccer player * ** , English table tennis player ** , American model * ** , American basketball player ** , English actress ** , American television and film actress ** , Czech javelin thrower * – , American-Hungarian singer-songwriter


March

* ** , Indian and six-time World champion ** , Mexican-born Kenyan-American -winning actress * ** , Italian figure skater ** , British actor ** , American actress * – , American actress * ** , American poker player (d. ) ** , English actress and musician ** , American actor ** , American footballer ** , Mexican singer and actress * ** , Canadian animator, storyboard artist, director and writer ** , American author and activist ** , Swedish footballer ** , English actor ** , American singer, songwriter, fashion designer and actress * – , American television personality and reality television contestant * – , English actress * ** , Kazakh boxer ** , American musician * – , Argentine actress, singer and producer * ** , American actress ** , Irish singer-songwriter * ** , Australian actress ** , Hollywood film producer ** , American businessman, former hedge fund manager and convicted felon ** , Hungarian sprint canoeist * ** , French tennis player ** , Canadian-American actor * – , American actress and model * ** , American film television and actor ** , Japanese footballer ** , Finnish pop singer * – , British actor * – , American actress * – , British athlete * – , American mixed martial artist * – , Spanish triathlete * – , American basketball player (d. ) * ** , Turkish actress ** , English actor and rapper * ** , American wrestler ** , Taiwanese singer * ** , South African cricketer ** , Canadian voice actress, singer and musician ** , Welsh folk singer ** , American actress and model


April

* ** , American actor and model ** , Russian pop-singer ** , American football player (d. ) * – , American rapper * ** , American comedian, actor, and television host ** , Canadian ice hockey player ** , American actress and film producer * ** , American actress ** , American pornographic actress * – , French footballer * – , Indonesian footballer * ** , American actress ** , American actor * – , Canadian actress * ** , Australian tennis player ** , American actress and producer ** , Australian soccer player * – , South African rugby player * **, Brazilian actress ** , Russian ice hockey player **, British singer * – , Brazilian footballer * ** , American singer-songwriter and actor ** , Venezuelan baseball player * ** , American baseball player ** , American baseball player ** , American baseball player * ** , Swedish club DJ ** , Australian model ** , Irish film and television actress * ** , Polish footballer ** , Chinese singer ** , American football player ** , British actress * ** , American actor ** , American football player * ** , Slovakian tennis player ** , American actor * – , Australian rugby league player * ** , American football player ** , American actress ** , American basketball player ** , Japanese actress and gravure idol * – , Belarusian professional women's basketball player


May

* – , French Olympic swimmer * – , Slovenian alpine ski racer * – , British actor * ** , Brazilian footballer ** , American actress ** , American actress ** , American basketball player ** , Brazilian model * ** , Italian archer ** , Russian cross country sky * – , English singer-songwriter * – , Japanese actor * – , Australian actress and singer * ** , Polish actress and singer ** , Irish actor and writer ** , Russian rhythmic gymnast and politician ** , Greek footballer * ** , British actress ** , Hungarian handball player ** , French singer (d. ) ** , Ivorian footballer * ** , Mexican singer and actress ** , Greek Cypriot pop singer ** , American actress * ** , Lebanese singer ** , Australian rules footballer ** , First Lady of Brazil * – , American basketball player * – , American football player * ** , British actress * ** , American actress ** , Indian actor and singer ** , Indian film actor ** , Indian film actor and entrepreneur ** , English stage and television actress ** , Best boy and Gangstar * – , American professional wrestler * ** , American MotoGP racer ** and , English twin actresses * – , British singer () * – , South Korean actress and model (d. ) * – , French rugby union footballer (d. ) * - , American entrepreneur * – , American soccer player * ** , American actress ** , British/American actor * – , British actress * ** , American singer ** , Bosnian actress ** , English actor, television presenter, and radio DJ


June

* – , Dutch actress * ** , English actress ** , American singer * – , German model * ** , British actress ** , American actor ** , New Zealand rugby union player * – , Romanian-born American twin sisters, singer-songwriters, and reality TV personalities * ** , Belgian tennis player ** , Japanese voice actor * – , Russian singer * ** , Russian pop singer ** , American actress ** , American musical theater actor, singer, and dancer ** , American film and television actress * – , Dominican baseball player * ** , South African rugby union player ** , Nigerian mixed martial artist ** , Polish model * – , Canadian hockey player * ** , Canadian film, theatre and television actor ** , American internet personality and comedian * ** , American football player ** , German violinist and pianist * ** , Spanish actress ** , American actress and voice actress ** , Japanese Go player ** , Canadian voice actress * ** , British actress and singer ** , Japanese actor, idol, and singer ** , English singer * ** , Australian rugby league player ** , Australian rugby league player * ** , American rapper ** , Russian-Estonian pop singer and actress ** , English actress ** , British snooker player ** , Irish actor * – , Hong Kong actress * ** , British-American actor and musician ** , American computer specialist, CIA employee, and whistleblower ** , American actor ** , Spanish basketball player * ** , English children's book author of ' ** , Italian cartoonist * ** , Chilean footballer ** , American film and television actor and musician ** , American wrestler and reality television personality ** , Bosnian-Herzegovinian footballer * ** ** , Filipino actor and model ** , Antiguan singer and beauty pageant contestant ** , English rugby union player ** , Belgian footballer * ** , Polish singer ** , Maldivian politician ** , Italian footballer ** , Brazilian footballer ** , Serbian politician * ** , Japanese sumo wrestler ** , Liberian footballer ** , Pakistani actor ** , Ugandan cricketer * ** , American professional baseball player ** , Russian singer, runner-up ** , French-British animator and producer ** , Serbian actor ** , Kazakhstan-Malaysian professional footballer * ** , Indian politician ** , American actor, musician and internet celebrity * – , Russian activist and politician * ** , British singer () and TV personality **, Venezuelan electro house singer ** , Canadian comedian and actress ** , actress


July

* ** , American actress and dancer ** , Norwegian singer and songwriter ** , Korean singer () * ** , American singer () ** , Malaysian footballer ** , American television commentator * ** , Dominican baseball player ** , South Korean actor * ** , Spanish actor and singer ** , Chilean football player ** , Brazilian fashion model * ** , Chinese tennis player ** , Japanese badminton player * ** , Canadian actor ** , British professional boxer * ** , American beauty pageant and news presenter ** , Australian cricketer ** , Polish handballer ** , Angolan musician ** , Swedish actor ** , Hong Kong actor ** , South Korean footballer * ** , Paraguayan football player ** , Russian-Turkish freestyle wrestler ** , Cameroonian football player * – , American convicted murderer * ** , Iranian actress ** , Brazilian mixed martial artist ** , Turkish journalist and writer ** , Egyptian footballer ** , Korean actor and singer () ** , Kenyan photojournalist, politician and activist * – , Swedish singer () * ** , Japanese model ** , Filipino actor, commercial model, and basketball player ** , Canadian actress of theatre, television and film * ** , Chinese athlete ** , Colombian actress and model * ** , American gymnast ** , Canadian politician * ** , Ukrainian documentary photographer ** , Chilean footballer * ** , Bollywood actress and model ** , Canadian ice hockey player ** , Japanese-English actress ** , Chinese weightlifter * ** , Brazilian model ** , Chinese singer-songwriter * ** , American musician ** , Estonian decathlete * ** ** , American actor and singer ** , American football offensive tackle ** , British television presenter ** , Indian actress * ** , Canadian actress ** , Australian actress ** , singer and composer ** , American football player * ** , Russian musician (d. ) ** , English actress and singer ** , Canadian actor ** , Brazilian beach volleyball player ** , Zambian footballer ** , Australian model, actress and dancer * ** , Australian actress ** , American swimmer * ** , Italian footballer ** , Japanese actress * ** , American television journalist and anchor ** , Australian kayaker ** , American fashion model and socialite * – , American actor * ** , American actress ** , Mexican television host, reporter and actress ** , Indonesian-American actress and producer ** , American singer-songwriter * – , Argentine footballer


August

* – , American baseball player * ** , American actress * ** , Australian cyclist ** , American actress and filmmaker ** , South African actor ** , Polish volleyball player * – , English actress * – , Dutch footballer * ** , Mexican singer and actor ** , American actress, screenwriter and producer ** , British actress * – , American actor * ** , British actor ** , Canadian actor, writer, producer, and television personality ** , American model ** , American actress and voice actress * ** , American actress ** , Canadian professional ice hockey player * ** , English television actress ** , Australian actor * ** , American talk show host, writer, and political commentator (d. ) ** , Czechoslovakian ice hockey player * ** , Ukrainian-Scottish tennis player (d. ) ** , Indian playback singer ** , American television personality ** , Ukraine-born American actress * **, Greek basketball player ** , American actress **, Israeli actress and television presenter * – , American baseball player * ** , Scottish football player ** , Lebanese-British singer ** , Australian cricketer * ** , Australian pop singer-songwriter, musician and actor ** , New Zealand actress ** , Mexican model and actress ** , South African model (d. ) ** , Australian actress * ** , British/American actor ** , Russian footballer * ** , English glamour model and television personality ** , American television personality * – , American actor * ** , Welsh footballer ** , Lithuanian-English actress ** , American actress ** , British Labour party politician and criminal * – , American baseball player * ** , American singer-songwriter ** , Malaysian squash player * ** , Taiwanese actor ** , Ukrainian singer and songwriter, winner * ** , Mexican actor and singer ** , American actress ** , Sri Lankan cricketer * – , American actress * ** , Japanese singer and actor ** , Japanese singer and actor ** , American mixed martial artist * ** , American football player ** , Brazilian actress


September

* ** , American actress ** , Spanish footballer (d. ) * – , American television actress and singer * ** , German singer ** , Lithuanian basketball player ** , American actress * **, English actress ** , Israeli basketball player * ** , American football coach ** , Miss Earth 2004 * – , Australian rules footballer * – , American actress and screenwriter * ** , Guyanese-American basketball player ** , Canadian baseball player * – , Kenyan long-distance runner * – , Irish singer * ** , English singer-songwriter ** , Thai Muay Thai kickboxer * – , British singer (d. ) * ** , Canadian freestyle skier ** , American television personality * – , Zimbabwean swimmer * ** , American singer ** , English actress and model * ** , Irish footballer ** , Lithuanian singer * ** , Taiwanese singer ** , American-Japanese singer and actress * ** , Irish novelist ** , American actor ** , American actress ** , American actor ** , Australian track cyclist * – , Japanese singer () * ** , American professional mixed martial artist and kickboxer (d. ) ** , Estonian discus thrower * ** , South African swimmer ** , American basketball player * ** , American actor ** , South Korean singer * **, Malaysian comedian and television presenter ** , Portuguese footballer ** , American actress * ** , Malaysian actress ** , South Korean actress and singer * ** , Dominican-American television personality and actress ** , American actress * ** , Japanese voice actress ** , Romanian gymnast ** , Japanese badminton player


October

* **, American football running back **, Uruguayan actor, writer, and director **, Dutch actress and model **, Montenegrin footballer **, Indian film actor, director, stand-up comedian, impressionist, and television presenter * **, American football player **, British actress * ** , Canadian actress ** , Japanese actor ** , American actress * ** , Luxembourgish actress ** , Japanese gravure idol ** , Barbadian singer, and songwriter * ** , American actor ** , American actor ** , American model and socialite ** , American actress and singer ** , Canadian fashion model and actress ** , Peruvian footballer * – , American musician * ** , Scottish football goalkeeper ** , American motorsports competitor and stunt performer * – , American actress * **, American singer-songwriter, guitarist and visual artist **, Hong Kong radio DJ * – , English actor * – , Canadian actress and voice actress * – , Swedish actress * ** , Chinese badminton player ** , English film, television and theatre actor ** , English-Pakistani footballer * ** , Hong Kong singer and actress ** , Venezuelan politician and mayor of . * **, Swedish pop singer and music producer, winner ** , Canadian wrestler **, American actor **, American stand-up comedian and actor **, German tennis player **, Indian film actor * ** , American reality TV show contestant and singer (d. ) ** , American actor ** , English actress ** , Macedonian singer and songwriter ** , Russian footballer * ** , Swedish model and actress ** , American neuroscientist and writer * – , Israeli television actress * ** , Canadian actor ** , Croatian footballer (d. ) ** , Canadian swimmer ** , Venezuelan heiress and wife of ** , Canadian actress ** , American model and actress ** , Israeli singer ** , American actor * ** , Ukrainian-born Azerbaijani canoeist ** , American musician, frontman of ** , American singer and actor * ** , American singer and actress ** , English singer, songwriter, model, and producer ** , Canadian actress ** , Irish actress ** , American race car driver * – , member of the * ** , Russian footballer ** , American broadcast journalist ** , Turkish actor and model * – , American film and television actor (d. ) * **, Canadian video game developer (d. ) ** , Jordanian singer **, American model and actress **, Canadian soccer player


November

* ** , Japanese gravure idol ** , Serbian pop singer * ** , American professional wrestler ** , Australian wheelchair basketball player (d. ) ** , German singer-songwriter * – , American actress * – , American football player * – , English television presenter and model * – , American actor, voice actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer, and singer * ** , Russian footballer ** , Croatian high jumper * – , Ethiopian long-distance runner * – , American country singer * ** , Japanese model ** , German footballer ** , American professional wrestler, model and beauty queen ** , Japanese voice actor * – , Australian actress * – , American singer-songwriter and musician * ** , French actress ** , Welsh bodybuilder * ** , Korean singer ** , German swimmer * ** , Australian actress ** , Greek basketball player ** , American baseball player ** , Canadian actress ** , American author * – , Norwegian computer programmer * ** , American actor ** , American football player ** , Ukrainian-Canadian model * – , American rapper, singer, and songwriter * – , ( & ), American professional wrestlers * ** , Brazilian-born Indonesian footballer ** , American singer-songwriter and actor ** , Taiwanese singer and songwriter **, Japanese Actress (d. ) * ** , British footballer ** , Venezuelan baseball player ** , Canadian actress and producer **, Welsh Actor * ** , American competitive eater ** , Japanese actor * – , Japanese voice actress and singer * ** , British rapper ** , American actor ** , American basketball player * – , Canadian professional wrestler * ** , Justice Correspondent ** , American television personality and model ** , German actress


December

* ** , Colombian actress ** , American actress ** , American football player ** , Portuguese actress * ** , Polish footballer ** , American actress * – , Australian actor * ** , American actor and voice actor ** , Finnish footballer * – , Polish swimmer * – , Spanish political scientist and politician * ** , Canadian professional wrestler ** , New Zealand folk-pop and Christian musician ** , English actress ** , Chinese table tennis player * – , British model * ** , Canadian hockey player ** , French rally driver * ** , Cypriot footballer ** , American singer-songwriter and guitarist ( and ) ** , American actor ** , English politician ** , Canadian swimmer ** , Canadian ice hockey player * ** , American actor ** , English model * – , Korean-American actor * ** , American professional wrestler ** , Canadian actor ** , Australian television personality, Miss Universe 2004 ** , French ice dancer * – , Dominican baseball player * – , Taiwanese actress * ** , American baseball player ** , Chinese singer * – , American country music singer * – , Australian television personality best known for


Deaths


January

* ** , British comedian (b. ) ** , American prelate and venerable (b. ) * – , American actor (b. ) * – , German World War II fighter ace (b. ) * – , hitman (b. ) * ** , Indian industrialist and educator (b. ) ** , Belarusian statesman in the Soviet Union, the de facto leader of the Byelorussian SSR from 1980 to 1983 (b. ) * – , Soviet politician, Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR from 1965 to 1977 (b. ) * – , American general (b. ) * ** , Japanese general (b. ) ** , American gangster (b. ) * – , American comedian (b. ) * – , Argentine politician and physician, 34th (b. ) * – , Brazilian footballer (b. ) * – , Canadian primate (b. ) * – , British trade unionist (b. ) * ** , English cricketer (b. ) ** , Brazilian medical doctor, 2nd Director-General of (b. ) * ** , Venezuelan journalist and activist (b. ) ** , American film director (b. ) ** , Argentine Olympic athlete (b. ) * – , American football player and coach (b. ) * ** , French Resistance leader and politician, 82nd (b. ) ** , French actor (b. ) * ** , Australian politician, 15th , leader of the (b. ) ** , British musician (b. ) * – , American admiral (b. )


February

* – , American singer and drummer () (b. ) * ** , Indian actor (b. ) ** , American Sociologist (b. ) * ** , English physicist (b. ) ** , Spanish nun and blessed (b. ) * – Patriarch (b. ) * ** , Italian football player and manager (b. ) ** , American musician and songwriter (b. ) * – , Italian cardinal (b. ) * – , German athlete (b. ) * – , American actress (b. ) * – Sir , English conductor (b. ) * – , English composer (b. ) * – , American playwright (b. ) * – , Russian astronomer and astrophysicist (b. ) * – , British pianist (b. )


March

* ** , Japanese author (b. ) ** , Austrian writer (b. ) * – , Belgian comics creator (b. ) * – , British spy (b. ) * – , Ukrainian conductor (b. ) * ** , English composer (b. ) ** , Peruvian singer and composer (b. ) * ** , American actress (b. ) ** , Swedish physiologist, laureate (b. ) * – , American playwright (b. ) * – , French film actor and director (b. ) * ** Dame , British writer (b. ) ** , Spanish architect and urbanist (b. ) * – , American radio and television broadcaster and entertainer (b. ) * – , American physiologist, laureate (b. ) * ** , 4th and last (b. ) ** , Russian mathematician (b. ) * – , Soviet and Russian actress (b. ) * – , American football coach (b. ) * – , American football player () and a member of the (b. ) * – , British spy and art historian (b. ) * ** , American civil engineer (b. ) ** , British actor (b. ) * ** , Danish actor (b. ) ** , Austrian-American photographer (b. ) * – , British actor (b. )


April

* – , English football player and manager (b. ) * **, American actress (b. ) **, American actress (b. ) * – , Mexican actress (b. ) * ** , English novelist (b. ) ** , Norwegian football player and journalist (b. ) * – , Mexican actress (b. ) * ** , Hungarian poet and novelist (b. ) ** , Dutch resistance fighter (b. ) * – , Polish author (b. ) * ** , Hungarian actress (b. ) ** , German general (b. ) ** , Argentine boxer and actor (b. ) * – , Austrian-American actor (b. ) * – , American musician (b. ) * ** , American actor and athlete (b. ) ** , American actress and writer (b. ) * – , American activist, journalist, and author (b. ) * ** , Russian-American dancer and choreographer (b. ) ** , American chemist (b. ) ** , American musician (b. )


May

* ** , Canadian Olympic swimmer (b. ) ** , Russian-born American cinematographer (b. ) ** , American admiral (b. ) * ** , Thai politician and professor, 7th (b. ) ** , 32nd (b. ) ** , American football player () and coach () and a member of the (b. ) * – , British actor (b. ) * – , American writer (b. ) * – , Pakistan actor (b. ) * ** , 46th (b. ) ** , American judge (b. ) * – , American photographer (b. ) * – , Irish politician, former and of Ireland (b. ) * – , 2nd (b. ) * – , British art historian (b. ) * ** , Belgian biologist, recipient of the (b. ) ** King (b. ) ** , British actor (b. ) * – , American art collector (b. ) * – , British merchant marine worker, last surviving crewmember of the (b. ) * – , Latvian historian, Soviet politician and functionary (b. ) * – , American heavyweight champion boxer (b. )


June

* ** (b. ) ** , American actor (b. ) * ** , Canadian musician (b. ) ** , Filipino cardinal (b. ) * – , American tax protester and cop-killer (b. ) * – , Egyptian actor and screenwriter (b. ) * – , Slovenian writer (b. ) * – , American singer (b. ) * – , American actor (b. ) * – , Canadian-born American actress (b. ) * ** , Spanish-born Guatemalan cardinal (b. ) ** , Indian Telugu poet (b. ) * ** , British actor (b. ) ** , American composer and teacher (b. ) * ** , German industrial designer (b. ) ** , British locomotive engineer (b. ) * – , Cuban politician, 21st (suicide) (b. ) * – , American politician, son of President (b. ) * – , Argentine composer (b. ) * – , American radio and voice actress (b. )


July

* – , American architect (b. ) * – , Hungarian footballer (b. ) * ** Dr. , British suspected serial killer (b. ) ** , American poet (b. ) * – , American musician and band leader (b. ) * – , American futurist (b. ) * – , British politician (b. ) * ** , German composer (b. ) ** , Spanish singer and actress (b. ) * – , American-Canadian writer (b. ) * – , British rock musician, lead singer and guitarist of the (b. ) * – , English cricketer (b. ) * – , American actor (b. ) * ** , Burundian military officer and statesman, 8th and 1st (b. ) ** , American screenwriter (b. ) * – , American blues musician (b. ) * – , German actor (b. ) * – , American journalist (b. ) * – , French composer (b. ) * – , American composer (b. ) * ** , Canadian boxer (b. ) ** , Spanish Catalan circus clown (b. ) * ** , Spanish filmmaker (b. ) ** , Italian judge (b. ) ** , Canadian actor (b. ) ** , British soldier and actor (b. ) * ** , American lyricist (b. ) ** , British actress (b. )


August

* ** , British actor (b. ) ** , Salvadoran guerrilla (b. ) * – , American musician (b. ) * – , American actress (b. ) * – , American rock musician and actor (b. ) * ** , Dutch-born American astronomer (b. ) ** , American actress (b. ) * ** , German singer and performance artist (b. ) * – , American actor (b. ) * – , Portuguese military officer and political figure, 104th (b. ) * – , American psychologist (b. ) * – Theodor Burchadi, German admiral (b. ) * – , American actor (b. ) * ** , American baseball player and member of the (b. ) ** , American sculptor (b. ) * – , American lyricist (b. ) * – , German-born British art historian (b. ) * – , Filipino politician (b. ) * – , Pakistan-born Indian actor, director and producer (b. ) * – , American railroad executive * ** , American actress and singer (b. ) ** , Spanish writer (b. ) * – , American actor (b. )


September

* – , American politician (suffered an after giving a news conference condemning the shooting down of ) (b. ) * – , Turkish-Cypriot actress (b. ) * – , 4th Prime Minister and 1st President of Sudan (b. ) * – , American-born Solomonian bishop (b. ) * ** , Swiss-born physicist, laureate (b. ) ** , heaviest man who ever lived (b. ) ** , British golfer (b. ) ** , 8th and 5th (b. ) * – , American Olympic athlete (b. ) * – , American lieutenant general (b. ) * ** , Swedish actor (b. ) ** , Honduran revolutionary leader (b. ) * – , Portuguese-born American clergyman (b. ) * – , Argentine actress (b. ) * – , Austrian Social Democratic politician, 19th (b. ) * ** (b. ) ** , Argentine footballer and manager (b. ) * – , Spanish philosopher (b. ) * – King (b. ) * – , French singer (b. ) * – , Australian-born English war correspondent and historian (b. ) * – , American actor (b. )


October

* – , acting , Leader of the (b. ) * – , American businessman (b. ) * – , American cardinal, archbishop and servant of God (b. ) * ** , American astronomer, professor at UCLA, science popularizer, and skeptic (b. ) ** , Beninese military officer and political leader, 3rd (b. ) * ** , American actress (b. ) ** , Swedish entrepreneur, founder of (b. ) * ** , American politician (b. ) ** Sir , British actor (b. ) * – (b. ) * – Indian actor, playwright and director (b. ) * ** , Salvadoran poet and writer (b. ) ** , American actor (b. ) * – , American actor (b. ) * − , American musician and television performer (b. ) * – , French philosopher, sociologist and political scientist. (b. ) * – , baseball player (b. ) * ** , Grenadian politician and revolutionary, 2nd (b. ) ** , Australian-British pathologist (b. ) ** , Dutch painter (b. ) * – , British actor (b. ) * – , American government official (b. ) * ** , American journalist (b. ) ** , Japanese race car driver (b. ) ** , Sri Lankan bishop (b. ) * ** , American football player () and a member of the (b. ) ** , Polish-born American logician and mathematician (b. ) * ** , Irish cricketer (b. ) ** , American cartoonist (b. ) * – , American football player and coach; member of the (b. )


November

* – , American conductor and composer (b. ) * – , French composer (b. ) * ** , American actor (b. ) ** , English tennis champion (b. ) * ** , Azerbaijani actor (b. ) ** , American comedian (b. ) * ** , English graphic artist (b. ) ** , Icelandic poet (b. ) * – , British actor (b. ) * ** , English musician and songwriter (b. ) ** , American lyricist (b. ) * ** , French actor (b. ) ** , Chinese-born American actor (b. ) * − , American actor (b. ) * – , Pakistani actor, film producer, writer and director (b. ) * ** , Mexican novelist and playwright (b. ) ** , Uruguayan writer and literary critic (b. ) ** , Colombian-Argentine art critic and writer (b. ) ** , Spanish pianist (b. ) * – , American actor (b. ) * ** , West Indian cricketer (b. ) ** , British writer (b. )


December

* – , Canadian-American actress and singer (b. ) * ** , American film director (b. ) ** , British bishop (b. ) * ** , French singer (b. ) ** , Baloch politician and poet from Pakistan (b. ) * ** , New Zealand politician, 26th (b. ) ** , American actor (b. ) * ** , Mexican actor (b. ) ** , American actor (b. ) * , , Australian and academic (b. ) * – Sir , British general (b. ) * ** , American actress (b. ) ** , English author (b. ) * – , British actor (b. ) * – , British actor (b. ) * ** (b. ) ** , German-British photographer and photojournalist(b. ) * ** , American actor (b. ) ** , Belgian-born literary critic (b. ) * – , Northern Irish artist (b. ) * – , Spanish painter (b. ) * – , British actress (b. ) * ** , American actor (b. ) ** , American performer (b. ) * ** , American golf champion (b. ) ** , American singer, songwriter and drummer (b. )


Date unknown

* , composer and lyricist, daughter of (b. ) * , New Zealand artist (b. )


Nobel Prizes

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References

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