We’ve had a deep dig through the archives at the Evening News to bring you 17 memories of the Capital as it was in 1983.
1. Lothian Region Play Bus 1983
The Lothian Region Play Bus, which took toys and games to children without access to playgroups or nurseries, was one of the services threatened by cut-backs in February 1983.
Photo: Alan Ledgerwood
2. Henry Robb jobs demo 1983
Workers from the Henry Robb shipyard in Leith march to demonstrate against job redundancies in April 1983.
Photo: Jack Crombie
3. Yvonne Murray aged 18
Athlete Yvonne Murray won the Sportsmans Young Personality of the Year award when an 18-year-old Musselburgh Grammar schoolgirl. Picture taken with the trophy in Princes Street Edinburgh, January 1983.
Photo: Hamish Campbell
4. Christine Keeler in Edinburgh 1983
Christine Keeler, the woman at the centre of the 1960s Profumo scandal, outside No 10 restaurant in Edinburgh 1983.
Photo: Joe Steele