What Happened on November 20, 1983

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"Terms of Endearment" from the book by Larry McMurtry, directed by James L. Brooks and starring Shirley MacLaine and Debra Winger premieres in New York (Best Picture 1984)

  • 100 million watch ABC TV movie "The Day After" about nuclear war
  • 33rd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Bobby Allison wins
  • Cleveland Browns shutout Patriots 30-0

Music Premiere

Musical "Marilyn: An American Fable", loosely based on life of Marilyn Monroe, opens at Minskoff Theater, NYC; runs for 17 performances

  • NY Giants Butch Woolfolk ties NFL record of 43 attempts rushing
1983 History

Famous Birthdays

Future [Nayvadius Wilburn]Future [Nayvadius Wilburn] (39 years old)

American rapper and singer-songwriter (High Off Life), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Born in 1983

Famous Deaths

  • Marcel Dalio [Israel Moshe Blauschild], French actor (Sabrina, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Casablanca), dies at 83
  • Richard Loo, American actor, (China Sky), dies of cardio-pulmonary arrest at 80

About November 20, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio

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