What Happened on February 13, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Merlin" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 199 performances
  • 33rd NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 132-123 at Inglewood, California
  • Australia beats NZ 2-0 to win cricket's World Series Cup
  • Donna White wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Classic
  • E Bernstein, Levinson & Link's musical "Merlin" premieres in NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Marvin Gaye sings "The Star Spangled Banner" at NBA All Stars Game at The Forum, Inglewood, California

Singer Marvin Gaye
Marvin Gaye
  • World Boxing Council becomes 1st to cut boxing from 15 to 12 rounds

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Jerry Lewis marries 2nd wife dancer SanDee Pitnick

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis

Famous Deaths

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