What Happened on July 21, 1983

Historical Events

  • Polish government ends 19 months of martial law

Music Concert

Thunder storm cuts short Diana Ross' free concert in NY's Central Park

  • US announces Lebanon freed American hostage David Dodge
  • World's lowest-ever natural temperature recorded −89.2 °C (−128.6 °F; 184.0 K) at Soviet Vostok Station, Antarctica
1983 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Eivør [Pálsdóttir], Faroese singer-songwriter, born in Syðrugøta, Faroe Islands
  • Kellen Winslow II, American football player, convicted of rape, born in San Diego, California
Born in 1983

About July 21, 1983

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Every Breath You Take - The Police
  • UK #1 Song: Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home) - Paul Young