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WhoBirthdayAge on Thursday, Oct 20 1983
Frederick Burton
10/20/1871-10/23/1957
112
Died Aged:86
Edgar Selwyn
10/20/1875-02/13/1944
108
Died Aged:68
Larry Wheat
10/20/1876-08/07/1963
107
Died Aged:86
Bela Lugosi
10/20/1882-08/16/1956
101
Died Aged:73
Purnell Pratt
10/20/1885-07/25/1941
98
Died Aged:55
Addison Richards
10/20/1887-03/24/1964
96
Died Aged:76
John Warburton
10/20/1887-10/27/1981
96
Died Aged:94
Margaret Dumont
10/20/1889-03/06/1965
94
Died Aged:75
Robert Fiske
10/20/1889-09/12/1944
94
Died Aged:54
Charley Chase
10/20/1893-06/20/1940
90
Died Aged:46
Fay Roope
10/20/1893-09/13/1961
90
Died Aged:67
Rex Ingram
10/20/1895-09/19/1965
88
Died Aged:69
Evelyn Brent
10/20/1899-06/04/1975
84
Died Aged:75
Danny Boyle
10/20/1956
27
Hugh Harrison
10/20/1901-04/27/1960
82
Died Aged:58
Martha Morris
10/20/1902-04/05/1937
81
Died Aged:34
John Lodge
10/20/1903-10/29/1985
80
Anna Neagle
10/20/1904-06/03/1986
79
Marian Nixon
10/20/1904-02/13/1983
79
Died Aged:78
Sumner Getchell
10/20/1906-09/21/1990
77
Arlene Francis
10/20/1908-05/31/2001
75
Carla Laemmle
10/20/1909-06/12/2014
74
Will Rogers Jr.
10/20/1911-07/10/1993
72
Bill Shine
10/20/1911-07/24/1997
72
Johnny Best
10/20/1913-09/19/2003
70
André Dumas
10/20/1913-12/22/1990
70
Mary Jane Irving
10/20/1913-07/17/1983
70
Died Aged:69
Barney Phillips
10/20/1913-08/17/1982
70
Died Aged:68
Clarence Lung
10/20/1914-10/15/1993
69
Fayard Nicholas
10/20/1914-01/24/2006
69
François Valorbe
10/20/1914-06/23/1977
69
Died Aged:62
Fred Libby
10/20/1915-11/08/1997
68
Marvin Press
10/20/1915-03/17/1968
68
Died Aged:52
Anton Diffring
10/20/1916-05/19/1989
67
Jean-Pierre Melville
10/20/1917-08/02/1973
66
Died Aged:55
John Karlsen
10/20/1919-07/05/2017
64
André Pousse
10/20/1919-09/08/2005
64
Julie Warren
10/20/1919-08/15/1994
64
Leon Maybank
10/20/1920-09/29/1983
63
Died Aged:62
John Anderson
10/20/1922-08/07/1992
61
Arnold L. Miller
10/20/1922
61
Herschel Bernardi
10/20/1923-05/09/1986
60
Patrick Jordan
10/20/1923
60
Rita Corday
10/20/1924-11/23/1992
59
Art Buchwald
10/20/1925-01/17/2007
58
Roger Hanin
10/20/1925-02/11/2015
58
Joyce Brothers
10/20/1927-05/13/2013
56
Dick Callinan
10/20/1927-08/25/2009
56
Werner Kreindl
10/20/1927-06/06/1992
56
Brian Nissen
10/20/1927-02/08/2001
56
Midge Ware
10/20/1927
56
Jacqueline Huet
10/20/1929-10/08/1986
54
Colin Jeavons
10/20/1929
54
Mickey Mantle
10/20/1931-08/13/1995
52
William Christopher
10/20/1932-12/31/2016
51
Matt Bennett
10/20/1933-03/29/1991
50
Barrie Chase
10/20/1933
50
Lev Mailer
10/20/1933
50
Michael Dunn
10/20/1934-08/29/1973
49
Died Aged:38
Mary Peach
10/20/1934
49
Timothy West
10/20/1934
49
Jerry Orbach
10/20/1935-12/28/2004
48
John Hardy
10/20/1938-03/12/1985
45
Dolores Hart
10/20/1938
45
Kathy Kirby
10/20/1938-05/19/2011
45
Ian Cullen
10/20/1939
44
Diana Lorys
10/20/1940
43
Anneke Wills
10/20/1941
42
Earl Hindman
10/20/1942-01/05/2003
41
Trevor Byfield
10/20/1943-10/11/2017
40
Noreen Corcoran
10/20/1943-01/15/2016
40
Veronica Clifford
10/20/1944
39
Clive Hornby
10/20/1944-07/03/2008
39
Peter Tilbury
10/20/1945
38
George Wyner
10/20/1945
38
Hector
10/20/1946
37
Mirella Pamphili
10/20/1946
37
Franco Diogene
10/20/1947-05/28/2005
36
Sandra Dickinson
10/20/1948
35
Jeff MacKay
10/20/1948-08/22/2008
35
Craig R. Baxley
10/20/1949
34
George Harris
10/20/1949
34
Tom Petty
10/20/1950-10/02/2017
33
Jack Lightsy
10/20/1951
32
Melanie Mayron
10/20/1952
31
Bill Nunn
10/20/1953-09/24/2016
30
Mark Feltham
10/20/1955
28
David Henesy
10/20/1956
27
Mark Chiriboga
10/20/1958
25
Scott Hall
10/20/1958
25
Mark King
10/20/1958
25
Viggo Mortensen
10/20/1958
25
Christopher Bowen
10/20/1959
24
Niamh Cusack
10/20/1959
24
Thomas Dehler
10/20/1961
22
Erika Nann
10/20/1962
21
Yvette Nipar
10/20/1964
19
Jerry Toomey
10/20/1964
19
Emily Fiola
10/20/1965
18
William Zabka
10/20/1965
18
Greg Wrangler
10/20/1966
17
Elizabeth Carling
10/20/1967
16
Jack Plotnick
10/20/1968
15
Patrick Murphy
10/20/1970
13
Kenneth Choi
10/20/1971
12
Snoop Dogg
10/20/1971
12
Sydney Opera House
10/20/1973
10
Natalie Gregory
10/20/1975
8
Dan Fogler
10/20/1976
7
Mya Stark
10/20/1976
7
Sergey Zhivotov
10/20/1976
7
Jennifer Hall
10/20/1977
6
Sam Witwer
10/20/1977
6
John Krasinski
10/20/1979
4
Katharina Schüttler
10/20/1979
4
Niall Matter
10/20/1980
3
Katie Featherston
10/20/1982
1

Passed on Thursday, Oct 20 1983
Merle Travis

Released on Thursday, Oct 20 1983
Class (1983)CinemaUK
Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983)CinemaUK

Aired on Thursday, Oct 20 1983
Hill Street BluesBa-Bing, Ba-Bing
Take the High RoadEpisode #1.193
He-Man and the Masters of the UniverseThe Shaping Staff
Nation's HealthChronic
CheersPersonal Business
AngelsEpisode #9.14

Aired on Thursday, Oct 20 1983
USA
CBS
Magnum, P.I.Distant Relative
 9:00 pmSimon and SimonBail Out

UK Chart
Saturday, Oct 15 1983
Karma ChameleonCulture Club1
They Don't KnowTracey Ullman2
Dear PrudenceSiouxsie & The Banshees3
Modern LoveDavid Bowie4
New SongHoward Jones5
This Is Not A Love SongPublic Image Limited6
In Your EyesGeorge Benson7
Red Red WineUB408
TahitiDavid Essex10
(Hey You) The Rock Steady CrewThe Rock Steady Crew11
Superman (Gioca Jouer)Black Lace12
Come Back And Stay (Single Remix Version)Paul Young13
Tonight I Celebrate My LovePeabo Bryson & Roberta Flack14
Blue Hat For A Blue DayNick Heyward15
All Night Long (All Night)Lionel Richie16
68 GunsThe Alarm17
Big AppleKajagoogoo18
MamaGenesis19
Dolce Vita (Part I - Vocal)Ryan Paris20


US Chart
Saturday, Oct 15 1983
Total Eclipse Of The HeartBonnie Tyler1
Making Love Out Of Nothing At AllAir Supply2
King Of PainThe Police3
TrueSpandau Ballet4
Islands In The StreamKenny Rogers5
One Thing Leads To AnotherThe Fixx6
All Night Long (All Night)Lionel Richie7
The Safety DanceMen Without Hats8
Tell Her About ItBilly Joel9
(She's) Sexy + 17Stray Cats10
Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair)Sheena Easton11
Burning Down The HouseTalking Heads12
DeliriousPrince13
Far From OverFrank Stallone14
Promises, PromisesNaked Eyes15
How Am I Supposed To Live Without YouLaura Branigan16
Suddenly Last SummerThe Motels17
If Anyone FallsStevie Nicks18
Tonight, I Celebrate My LoveRoberta Flack19
Big LogRobert Plant20