What Happened on May 21, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Da'Butt" by EU hits #35

Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Fat" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #99

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic
  • 113th Preakness: Eddie Delahoussaye aboard Risen Star wins in 1:56.2
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Jonathan Howson, English footballer

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Jane Powell weds actor actor Dickie Moore

Famous Deaths

  • Bruno Frei [Benedikt Freistadt], Austrian Marxist journalist, dies at 91
  • Dino Conte Grandi, Italian delegate to league of nations, dies at 92