| May 21, 1983|| CBS, WBIR-TV|
| Bob Barker and Joan Van Ark|
Larry Gatlin and The Gatlin Brothers
Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum, Knoxville, Tennessee
Miss USA 1983, the 32nd Miss USA pageant, was televised live from the Knoxville Civic Center in Knoxville, Tennessee, on May 21, 1983. At the conclusion of the final competition, Julie Hayek of California was crowned Miss USA 1983 by outgoing titleholder Terri Utley of Arkansas. Hayek was the first runner up at Miss Universe 1983.
The pageant was hosted by Bob Barker, with colour commentary from Joan Van Ark. It was held in Tennessee for the only time.
Miss Congeniality: Dana Ruth Mintzer (Iowa)
Miss Photogenic: Lisa Allred (Texas)
Miss USA 1983 Wikipedia
The Miss USA 1983 delegates were:Monique Van Vooren
Kim Seelbrede, Miss USA 1981 from Ohio
Barbara Peterson, Miss USA 1976 from Minnesota
Harry Blackstone Jr.