The following events occurred in the year 1983:
- Fred Weasley turns his brother Ron's teddy bear into a spider in revenge for Ron breaking his toy broomstick, causing Ron's arachnophobia.
Behind the scenes
- 15 March: Sean Biggerstaff, who played Oliver Wood, born.
- 12 May: Domhnall Gleeson, who played Bill Weasley in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows films, born.
- 5 October: Chloe Bruce, who played a Snatcher, born.
- 27 October: Scot Fearn, who played Adrian Pucey, born.
- 8 November: Chris Rankin, who played Percy Weasley, born.
Notes and references
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Chapter 9 (Grim Defeat) "If you must know, when I was three, Fred turned my — my teddy bear into a great big filthy spider because I broke his toy broomstick". Ron was born March 1980 and turned three in March 1983
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Chapter 12 (The Triwizard Tournament) states Dennis started Hogwarts in September 1994, meaning he was born around 1983
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (film)
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