On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 37th Tony Awards: "Torch Song Trilogy" and "Cats" win

Sport awardTennis Open

French Open: Home town favourite Yannick Noah wins his 1st and only career Grand Slam title; beats defending champion Mats Wilander of Sweden 6-2, 7-5, 7-6

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Yannick Noah
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Yannick Noah
Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion Mats Wilander
Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion
Mats Wilander

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Bray, American baseball player
  • Marques Colston, American football player