What Happened on April 11, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 3rd Golden Raspberry Awards: "Inchon!" wins

Sport awardUS Masters Golf

47th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Seve Ballesteros of Spain wins his 2nd Masters and 3rd major title, 4 strokes ahead of Ben Crenshaw and Tom Kite; Monday finish because of torrential rain

Golfer and Five-Time Major Championship Winner Seve Ballesteros
Golfer and Five-Time Major Championship Winner
Seve Ballesteros

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

55th Academy Awards: "Gandhi", Ben Kingsley & Meryl Streep win

  • In the first 'supergrass' trial in Northern Ireland, fourteen Ulster Volunteer Force members are jailed for a total of two hundred years
  • NASA launches RCA-F

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicky Pastorelli, Dutch racing driver (Euro Formula 3000), born in The Hague, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Dolores Del Rio, actress (Cheyenne Autumn), dies at 78