What Happened on August 21, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "La Cage aux Folles" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 1761 performances
  • 110°F (43°C) at Fayetteville, North Carolina (state record)
  • Joanne Carner wins LPGA Chevrolet World Championship of Women's Golf

Famous Birthdays

  • Brody Jenner, American actor
  • Chantelle Houghton, British TV personality
  • Josh Harrington, American professional BMX rider
  • Scott McDonald, Australian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Benigno S Aquino Jr, Philippines opposition leader, killed at 50