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Second Brit Award

Dire Straits is awarded the Brit for Best British Group for the second time.

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First Brit Award win

Dire Straits wins Best British Group at the 1983 Brit Awards.

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Chris Whitten born

Chris Whitten (drums, 91-92) is born in Blackpool.

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Danny Cummings born

Danny Cummings (percussion, 91-92) is born in Sheffield.

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Chris White born

Chris White (sax, 85-92) is born in Bristol.

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Paul Franklin born

Paul Franklin (pedal steel, 91-92) is born in Detroit, Michigan.

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Joop de Korte born

Joop de Korte (Percussion, 79-88) is born in Brielle, The Netherlands.

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Phil Palmer born

Phil Palmer (guitar, 91-92) is born in London.

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Tommy Mandel born

Tommy Mandel (keyboards, 82-83) is born in New York, New York.

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Mel Collins born

Mel Collins (Sax, 82-83) is born on the Isle of Man.

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