On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1983

Historical Events

Film and TV Awards

9th People's Choice Awards: Burt Reynolds, Jane Fonda & Katharine Hepburn win (Motion Picture) and Tom Selleck, Linda Evans & Loretta Swit win (TV)

Sports History

Ice Dance Championship at Helsinki, Finland won by Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean (Great Britain)

  • Ice Pairs Championship at Helsinki won by Valova & Vasiliev (Soviet Union)
  • Ladies' Figure Skating Championship in Helsinki won by Rosalynn Sumners (USA)

Sports History

Men's Figure Skating Championship in Helsinki won by Scott Hamilton (USA)


Famous Deaths

  • Lurlean Hunter, American jazz singer, dies at 63
1983 Highlights

About March 11, 1983

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces