What Happened on May 21st, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Bang The Drum All Day" by Todd Rundgren hits #63
  • 108th Preakness: Donald Miller Jr on Deputed Testamony wins in 1:55.4
  • Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB, for mating for STS-7 mission
  • David Bowie's "Let's "Dance" single goes #1

Famous Deaths

  • Finn Einar Mortensen, composer, dies at 61
  • Kenneth Clark, English art historian (b. 1903)