Saturday May 21, 1983
US date format: 5/21/1983, UK date format: 21/5/1983
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 21, 1983). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Kate Hall (singer) and Jean-Baptiste Marteau.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Let's Dance by David Bowie.
In UK True by Spandau Ballet was in the top 5 hits.
WarGames, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while The Summer Of Katya by Trevanian was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shades of Darkness.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alchemist or Battlezone.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 21, 1983?
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- Bang The Drum All Day by Todd Rundgren hits #63
- Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB, for mating for STS-7 mission
- 109th Preakness: Donald Miller Jr on Deputed Testamony wins in 1:55.4.
- Finn Einar Mortensen: Composer, dies at 61.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 21, 1983?
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Top #5 songs in the UK
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 21If May 21, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 4 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 20 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 21, 1983?
On May 21, 1983 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is May 21, 1983?
On May 21, 1983 the zodiac sign was Gemini.
Who was the US President on May 21, 1983?
On May 21, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 21, 1983?
On May 21, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 21, 1983?
On May 21, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 21, 1983?
On May 21, 1983 several famous people were born including, Kate Hall (singer), Jean-Baptiste Marteau, Līga Dekmeijere.
Which famous people died on May 21, 1983?
Famous people died on May 21, 1983 include, Finn Einar Mortensen.
What was the number one song in May 21, 1983?
The number one song in the week of May 21, 1983 was Let's Dance by David Bowie in US and True by Spandau Ballet in UK.
What were the top hits on May 21, 1983?
The top hits on May 21, 1983 were Let's Dance by David Bowie, Beat It by Michael Jackson, Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara in US and True by Spandau Ballet, Candy Girl by New Edition, Temptation by Heaven 17 in UK.