What Happened on May 24, 1983

Historical Events

  • Fred Sinowatz succeeds Bruno Kreisky as Chancellor of Austria
  • Supreme Court rules government can deny tax breaks to schools that racially discriminated against students

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw, Anglo-Australian videogame creator and critic, born in Rugby, Warwickshire, England
1983 Highlights

About May 24, 1983

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Flashdance...What A Feeling - Irene Cara
  • UK #1 Song: Candy Girl - New Edition