On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1983

Historical Events

NBA All-Star Game

33rd NBA All-Star Game, The Forum, Inglewood, CA: East beats West, 132-123; MVP: Julius Erving, Philadelphia 76ers, F

  • Bernstein, Levinson & Link's musical "Merlin" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 199 performances
  • Opener Steve Smith with 117 and Geoff Lawson 3-11 guide Australia to 149 run win over New Zealand in cricket's World Series Cup 2nd Final in Melbourne; win series, 2-0

Famous Weddings

Jerry Lewis

Jerry Lewis marries 2nd wife dancer SanDee Pitnick

Famous Deaths

  • Marian Nixon, actress (Dr Bull, Sweepstakes), dies of cancer at 78
1983 Highlights

About February 13, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius