Wednesday, May 8, 2013

1983 in Awards: A DJBC Happy Hour Special Edition Feature

1983 in Show Business Awards

For the May 6 and May 13 installments of The DJBC Happy Hour on WCRS-FM, the show will take a trip back to 1983, with the music of that year, as well as headlines and what happened.  This blog post is centered towards who won the major show business awards in 1983.

Academy Awards (April 11, 1983, for the films of 1982):
Best Picture: Gandhi
Best Director: Richard Attenborough, Gandhi
Best Actor: Ben Kingsley, Gandhi
Best Actress: Meryl Streep, Sophie’s Choice
Best Supporting Actor: Louis Gossett Jr., An Officer and a Gentleman
Best Supporting Actress: Jessica Lange, Tootsie
Best Adapted Screenplay: John Briley, Gandhi
Best Original Screenplay: Costa-Gavras and Donald E. Stewart, Missing
Best Foreign Language Film: Begin the Beguine (Spain)
Best Original Song: “Up Where We Belong”, An Officer and a Gentleman

The Golden Globe Awards (January 29, 1983, for television and motion pictures of 1982):
Best Drama: Hill Street Blues (NBC)
Best Actor (Drama): John Forsythe, Dynasty (ABC)
Best Actress (Drama): Joan Collins, Dynasty (ABC)
Best Musical or Comedy: Fame (NBC)
Best Actor (Musical or Comedy): Alan Alda, M*A*S*H (CBS)
Best Actress (Musical or Comedy): Debbie Allen, Fame (NBC)
Best Miniseries or Made for Television Movie: Brideshead Revisited (PBS)
Best Actor (Miniseries or TV Movie): Anthony Andrews, Brideshead Revisited (PBS)
Best Actress (Miniseries or TV Movie): Ingrid Bergman, A Woman Called Golda (Syndicated)
Best Supporting Actor: Lionel Stander, Hart to Hart (ABC)
Best Supporting Actress: Shelley Long, Cheers (NBC)
(Motion Pictures)
Drama: E.T. The Extra Terrestrial
Actor (Drama): Ben Kingsley, Gandhi
Actress (Drama): Meryl Streep, Sophie’s Choice
Musical or Comedy: Tootsie
Actor (Musical or Comedy): Dustin Hoffman, Tootsie
Actress (Musical or Comedy): Julie Andrews, Victor/Victoria
Supporting Actor: Louis Gossett Jr., An Officer and a Gentleman
Supporting Actress: Jessica Lange, Tootsie
Director: Richard Attenborough, Gandhi
Screenplay: John Briley, Gandhi
Original Song: “Up Where We Belong”, An Officer and a Gentleman

The Tony Awards (Awarded on June 5, 1983):
Best Musical: Cats
Best Play: Torch Song Trilogy
Best Reproduction – Play or Musical: On Your Toes
Best Actor, Play: Harvey Fierstein, Torch Song Trilogy
Best Actress, Play: Jessica Tandy, Foxfire
Best Featured Actor, Play: Matthew Broderick, Brighton Beach Memoirs
Best Featured Actress, Play: Judith Ivey, Steaming
Director, Play: Gene Saks, Brighton Beach Memoirs
Best Actor, Musical: Tommy Tune, My One and Only
Best Actress, Musical: Natalia Makarova, On Your Toes
Best Featured Actor, Musical: Charles “Honi” Coles, My One and Only
Best Featured Actress, Musical: Betty Buckley, Cats
Best Director, Musical: Trevor Nunn, Cats
Book of a Musical: T.S. Eliot, Cats
Score of a Musical: Andrew Lloyd Webber, Music; T.S. Eliot, Lyrics, Cats
Choreography: Tommy Tune and Thommie Walsh, My One and Only

The 1983 Daytime Emmy Awards (Awarded on June 6, 1983):
Drama Series: The Young and the Restless (CBS)
Actor, Drama Series: Robert S. Woods, One Life to Live (ABC)
Actress, Drama Series: Dorothy Lyman, All My Children (ABC)
Supporting Actor, Drama Series: Darnell Williams, All My Children (ABC)
Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Louise Shaffer, Ryan’s Hope (ABC)
Writing, Drama Series: Ryan’s Hope (ABC)
Directing, Drama Series: One Life to Live (ABC)
Game or Audience Participation Show: The $25,000 Pyramid (CBS)
Talk/Service Series: This Old House (PBS)
Host/Hostess in a Game or Audience Participation Show: Betty White, Just Men! (NBC)
Host/Hostess in a Talk/Service Series: Phil Donahue, Donahue (Syndicated)
Children’s Entertainment Series: Smurfs (NBC)
Children’s Informational/Instructional Series: Sesame Street (PBS)

The 1983 Primetime Emmy Awards (Awarded on September 25, 1983):
Comedy Series: Cheers (NBC)
Actor, Comedy Series: Judd Hirsch, Taxi (NBC)
Actress, Comedy Series: Shelley Long, Cheers (NBC)
Supporting Actor, Comedy Series: Christopher Lloyd, Taxi (NBC)
Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Carol Kane, Taxi (NBC)
Writing, Comedy Series: Glen Charles and Les Charles, Cheers, “Give Me A Ring, Sometime” (NBC)
Directing, Comedy Series: James Burrows, Cheers, “Showdown (Part 2)” (NBC)
Drama Series: Hill Street Blues (NBC)
Actor, Drama Series: Ed Flanders, St. Elsewhere (NBC)
Actress, Drama Series: Tyne Daly, Cagney & Lacey (CBS)
Supporting Actor, Drama Series: James Coco, St. Elsewhere, “Cora and Arnie” (NBC)
Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Doris Roberts, St. Elsewhere, “Cora and Arnie” (NBC)
Writing, Drama Series: David Milch, Hill Street Blues, “Trial by Fury” (NBC)
Directing, Drama Series: Jeff Bleckner, Hill Street Blues, “Life in the Minors” (NBC)
Dramatic Special: Special Bulletin (NBC)
Limited Series: Nicholas Nickleby (Syndicated)
Actor, Limited Series or Special: Tommy Lee Jones, The Executioner’s Song (NBC)
Actress, Limited Series or Special: Barbara Stanwyck, The Thorn Birds (ABC)
Supporting Actor, Limited Series or Special: Richard Kiley, The Thorn Birds (ABC)
Supporting Actress, Limited Series or Special: Jean Simmons, The Thorn Birds (ABC)
Writing in a Limited Series or Special: Marshall Herskovitz (Teleplay), Edward Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz (Story), Special Bulletin (NBC)
Directing in a Limited Series or Special: John Erman, Who Will Love My Children? (ABC)
Variety, Music, or Comedy Program: Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever (NBC)

The 1983 Grammy Awards (Awarded on February 23, 1983 for 1982 Music Achievements):
Album of the Year: “Toto IV” (Toto)
Record of the Year: “Rosanna” (Toto)
Song of the Year: “Always on My Mind” (Johnny Christopher, Mark James, and Wayne Carson, songwriters; Willie Nelson, singer)
Best New Artist: Men at Work
Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female: “Shadows of the Night” (Pat Benatar)
Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male: “Hurts So Good” (John Cougar Mellencamp)
Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: “Eye of the Tiger” (Survivor)
Best Rock Instrumental Performance: “D.N.A.” (A Flock of Seagulls)
Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female: “And I Am Telling You (I’m Not Going)” (Jennifer Holliday)
Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male: “Sexual Healing” (Marvin Gaye)
Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal (TIE): “Let It Whip” (Dazz Band) & “Wanna Be With You” (Earth, Wind & Fire)
Best R&B Instrumental Performance: “Sexual Healing” (Marvin Gaye, instrumental version)
Best R&B Song: “Turn Your Love Around” (Bill Champlin, Jay Graydon, & Steve Lukather, songwriters; George Benson, singer)
Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: “Up Where We Belong” (Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes)
Best Video of the Year: “Physical” (Olivia Newton-John)
Best Cast Show Album: Dreamgirls
Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Best Country Vocal Performance, Female: “Break It To Me Gently” (Juice Newton)
Best Country Vocal Performance, Male: “Always on My Mind” (Willie Nelson)
Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: “Mountain Music” (Alabama)
Best Country Instrumental Performance: “Alabama Jubilee” (Roy Clark)
Best Country Song: “Always on My Mind” (Wayne Carson, Johnny Christopher, & Mark James, songwriters; Willie Nelson, singer)

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