Events in Music in May 1983

  • May 1 "My One & Only" opens at St James Theater NYC for 767 performances

Music awardsMusic Awards

May 9 18th Academy of Country Music Awards: Alabama, Ronnie Milsap, and Sylvia win

Country Singer Willie Nelson
Country Singer
Willie Nelson
  • May 11 "Dance a Little Closer" opens & closes at Minskoff Theater NYC
  • May 14 "She Blinded Me with Science" by Thomas Dolby hits #5

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 19 Weird Al Yankovic gives live performance at Wax Museum in Washington, D.C.

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic
  • May 21 "Bang The Drum All Day" by Todd Rundgren hits #63

Music release#1 in the Charts

May 21 David Bowie's "Let's "Dance" single goes #1

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
David Bowie