A Year In The Life Of The USS Spiegel Grove (LSD-32)
1983

On TV...

The A-Team

Boone

Emerald Point N.A.S.

Hotel

At the Movies...

The Big Chill

The Right Stuff

Tender Mercies

Educating Rita

The Academy Awards...(hosted by Johnny Carson)
Best Picture is - Terms of Endearment
Best Actor is - Robert Duvall
Best Actress is - Shirley MacLaine

Some of the Celebrities Who Died This Year:

January

George Cukor

February

Eubie Blake

March

Arthur Godfrey

April

Dolores Del Rio

May

Jack Dempsey

June

Norma Shearer

July

Howard Dietz

August

Ira Gershwin

September

Jimmy Aubrey

October

George Halas

November

Michael Conrad

December

Slim Pickens

World Events for 1983...

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Event

23 October

241 US Marines are murdered in Lebanon at the BLT HQ

1 September

TCP/IP protocol is used signaling the birth of the internet

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