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Search Results for Year: 1983
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|Event Date: ||Wednesday 2 March 1983|
|Description: ||The Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards|
|Summary: ||The Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards (commonly known as ARIA Music Awards or ARIA Awards) is an annual series of awards nights celebrating the Australian music industry, put on by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). The event has been held annually since 1987.|
|Event Date: ||Monday 26 December 1983|
|Description: ||1983 Americas Cup, Australia II|
|Summary: ||Australia II, skippered by John Bertrand, faced Dennis Conner sailing the 12-metre Liberty in the ocean off Newport, Rhode Island. Australia II came from behind to prevail 4 races to 3. Captained by John Bertrand, she was the first successful Cup challenger, ending a 132-year tenure (with 26 successful defenses) by the New York Yacht Club. Designed by Ben Lexcen, built by Steve Ward, owned by Alan Bond and helmed by John Bertrand.
|Event Date: ||Friday 28 January 1983|
|Description: ||Billy Fury died in the afternoon at 2.10pm. He was 42 years old.|
|Summary: ||An early British rock and roll and film star, he equalled The Beatles' record of 24 hits in the 1960s. Wycherley was born at Smithdown Hospital (later Sefton General Hospital, now demolished), Smithdown Road, Liverpool.|
|Event Date: ||Tuesday 1 March 1983|
|Description: ||In a span of two days, two major cable networks signed on the air.|
|Summary: ||In a span of two days, two major cable networks signed on the air. Country Music Television (aka CMT) went on-the-air March 5, while The Nashville Network (TNN) came on two days later on March 7. CMT (originally called "CMTV")was chiefly video-oriented, while TNN offered more feature-oriented programming.|
|Event Date: ||Monday 26 September 1983|
|Description: ||Alan Bond arrived at Newport with Australia II, billed as one of the biggest threats to American dominance of the 12 Metre class|
|Summary: ||The 1983 America's Cup was the occasion of the first winning challenge to the New York Yacht Club who had successfully defended the cup over a period of 132 years. An Australian syndicate representing the Royal Perth Yacht Club won the match races to win the America's Cup which ended the longest winning streak in sporting history|
|Event Date: ||Saturday 1 January 1983|
|Description: ||TOP TV SHOWS OF 1983|
Simon & Simon
Kate & Allie
Cagney & Lacey
(tie) ABC Sunday Movie
(tie) ABC Monday Movie
TV's Bloopers & Practical Jokes
The Fall Guy
The Love Boat
Scarecrow & Mrs. King|
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