What Happened on January 23, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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"A-Team" with Mr T premieres on NBC

Actor Mr. T
Mr. T
  • "Mud Bowl", Miami Dolphins beat the New York Jets 14-0 in the AFC Championship Game on a wet, muddy field, which negated the Jets significant speed and skill advantage
  • AFC Championship Game: Miami Dolphins beat New York Jets 14-0
  • Cerebral Palsy telethon raises $14,700,000
  • In NBA, Portland scores all 17 pts in overtime to beat Houston 113-96
  • Ivan Lendl scores a 6–4, 6-4, 6–2 win over American John McEnroe to claim back-to-back ATP Masters Grand Prix tennis titles at Madison Square Garden, NYC
  • Russian radioactive satellite falls into Indian Ocean
  • Schone skates ladies world record 5 km (7:40.97)

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Tennis great Björn Borg announces retirement at 26 (5 x Wimbledon, 6 x French Open)

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg