On This Day

1983 in Film & Television History

Events in Film & TV

  • Feb 28 Final TV episode of "M*A*S*H", a 2-hour special directed by series star Alan Alda titled "Goodbye, Farewell and Amen", airs (CBS); record 125 million watch in the US
  • Oct 11 "Can't Slow Down" second studio album by Lionel Richie is released

Film & TV Awards in 1983

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Feb 13 Film genius Jerry Lewis (56) marries 2nd wife dancer SanDee Pitnick
  • Mar 4 Actor Harrison Ford marries screenwriter Melissa Mathison (divorced 2004)
  • Jun 17 American singer-songwriter, of The Eagles, Glenn Frey (34) weds America artist Janie Beggs; divorce in 1988

Divorces in Film & TV

  • Mar 16 Producer Dick Wolf (36) divorces Susan Scranton after more than 13 years of marriage
  • Sep 20 Actor James Woods (36) divorces costume designer Kathryn Morrison after 3 years of marriage

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