On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1983

Historical Events

Music History

"Ricky", parody song by Weird Al Yankovic hits #63

Famous Birthdays

  • Humberto Sanchez, Dominican baseball player
  • Steve Cronin, American soccer goalkeeper

Famous Deaths

  • Erastus Corning 2nd, American politician, 72nd Mayor of Albany, New York (b. 1909)
1983 Highlights

About May 28, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 39 years and 30 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