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.
|20th century : 1980s|
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