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

  • 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
  • Richard Levinson, William Link, Elmer Bernstein. and Don Black's musical "Merlin", starring magician Doug Henning and Chita Rivera, opens at Mark Hellinger Theater, NYC; runs for 199 performances
1983 History

Famous Weddings

Jerry Lewis

Film genius Jerry Lewis (56) marries 2nd wife dancer SanDee Pitnick

Famous Deaths

  • Marian Nixon [Marja Nissinen], American silent and sound film actress (Hands Up!; Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farms; Winner Takes All), dies after open-heart surgery at 78

About February 13, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Baby, Come To Me - Patti Austin With James Ingram
  • UK #1 Song: Too Shy - Kajagoogoo