What Happened on June 21, 1983

Historical Events

  • Stephanie Kay Ashmore, of Alabama, 18, crowned America's Junior Miss

Sports History

Tennis ace Arthur Ashe undergoes double bypass heart surgery

Famous Birthdays

Edward SnowdenEdward Snowden (39 years old)

American NSA contractor who leaked classified information, born in Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Anton van de Velde, Flemish writer and director (Tijl), dies at 87
1983 Highlights

About June 21, 1983

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Flashdance...What A Feeling - Irene Cara
  • UK #1 Song: Every Breath You Take - The Police