2000s|President: Ferdinand Marcos (Liberal)
Prime Minister: Cesar Virata (Liberal)
House Speaker: Nicanor Yñiguez
Chief Justice: Querube C. Makalintal (until June 30), Enrique Fernando (starting June 30)
February 6—Fifteen workers died in a mine explosion in Danao, Cebu caused by a cigarette.
July 12 – Typhoon Bebeng, The monsoon trough spawned a tropical depression on July 12, east of the Philippines. It headed westward, strengthening to a tropical storm that night and a typhoon on the 13th. Vera made landfall on the 14th as an 85 mph (137 km/h) typhoon in the Philippines, weakened over the islands, especially Luzon, and restrengthened over the South China Sea to a 100 mph (160 km/h) typhoon. Damage totaled US$9 million in the Philippines. The typhoon left 45 people dead.
August 17—An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale struck Luzon, the Philippines' largest island, leaving at least 21 people dead.
August 21 – Former Senator Benigno Aquino, Jr. and his assassin Ronaldo Galman were shot dead at the Manila International Airport tarmac after his arrival. The event is cited to be a catalyst to the People Power Revolution.
November 21—A Philippine inter-island ferry sank during a storm off Cebu, killing at least 13 people.
February 13 - The launching of Ang Iglesia ni Cristo the first religious program on MBS Channel 4 (now PTV-4)
January 3 – Precious Lara Quigaman
February 28 - Assunta De Rossi, actress and Former Model
March 11 – Bianca Gonzalez
June 24 - John Lloyd Cruz
July 27 – AJ Dee, Filipino actor
September 9 – Kristine Hermosa
September 17 – Aiza Seguerra
November 18 - J.C. Intal
March 23 - Jeffrey Postigo, brother of Julie Vega
June 2 - Julio Rosales – Cardinal
August 21 - Benigno Aquino, Jr. – Politician and Senator
1983 in the Philippines Wikipedia
1983 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in that year.