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On the evening of 25 September, 1983, the 35th Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony were being held in the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, CA, located about ten miles north of downtown Los Angeles. At approximately 6:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time, the ceremony was interrupted by the announcement of the launching of Soviet nuclear missiles against the United States.
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Hosting the 35th Primetime Emmy Awards were Eddie Murphy and Joan Rivers; it was being broadcast by NBC on a time delay to allow broadcast on the East Coast.