What Happened on February 13, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Merlin" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 199 performances

Sport awardNBA All-Star Game

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

NBA Legend Julius Erving
NBA Legend
Julius Erving
  • E Bernstein, Levinson & Link's musical "Merlin" premieres in NYC
  • 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


LoveWedding of Interest

Jerry Lewis marries 2nd wife dancer SanDee Pitnick

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis

Famous Deaths

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