1983 – U2 played the first of 29 UK dates on their War tour at the Caird Hall in Dundee, Scotland. Support was The Nightcaps.
1983 – Men at Work wins a Grammy, Best New Group.
1983 – Marvin Gaye wins two Grammys for “Sexual Healing,” Best Male Vocal R&B Performance and Best Instrumental R&B Performance.
1983 – A collection of former studio musicians who call themselves Toto win Album Of The Year for “Toto IV” and Record Of The Year for “Rosanna”, at the 25th Grammy Awards. Willie Nelson’s “Always On My Mind” becomes the first Country number to win Song Of The Year since “Little Green Apples” in 1968. […]
1983 – Patti Austin and James Ingram started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Baby Come To Me’, a No.11 hit in the UK.
1983 – Kajagoogoo had their only UK No.1 single with ‘Too Shy’. The group had four other top 40 hits.
1983 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Baby, Come to Me,” Patti Austin and James Ingram. The song is featured on the hit ABC daytime soap opera “General Hospital.”
1983 – Pianist Eubie Blake dies at the age of 100.
1983 – The Rolling Stones documentary Let’s Spend the Night Together opens in New York.
1983 – winners at the second annual Brit Awards held in London included Paul McCartney who won Best British Male Solo Artist, Kim Wilde won Best British Female Solo Artist, Dire Straits won British Group, British Breakthrough Act went to Yazoo, International Act was Kid Creole & The Coconuts, Best Selling Single Dexy’s Midnight Runners […]