What Happened on November 20, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Marilyn: An American Fable" opens at Minskoff NYC for 16 performances

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Terms of Endearment" from the book by Larry McMurtry, directed by James L. Brooks and starring Shirley MacLaine and Debra Winger premieres in New York (Best Picture 1984)

  • 100 million watch ABC-TV movie "Day After" about nuclear war
  • 33rd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Bobby Allison wins
  • Cleveland Browns shutout Patriots 30-0
  • NY Giants Butch Woolfolk ties NFL record of 43 attempts rushing

Famous Deaths

  • Marcel Dalio, actor (Casablanca), dies at 83
  • Richard Loo, actor, (China Sky), dies of cardio-pulmonary arrest