MAY 21ST IS THE 141ST DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS AMERICAN RED CROSS FOUNDER’S DAY, DINOSAUR DAY, NATIONAL MEMO DAY, NATIONAL STRAWBERRIES AND CREAM DAY AND NATIONAL WAITERS AND WAITRESSES DAY.
The Mamas And The Papas went to the top of the Billboard album chart with “If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears”, which contained the singles “Monday Monday” and “California Dreamin'”.
Stevie Wonder scored his sixth #1 record on the Billboard Pop chart with “Sir Duke”, a song written as a tribute to Jazz legend, Duke Ellington.
David Bowie topped the Billboard Hot 100 for the second time with “Let’s Dance”.
Elton John was enjoying success with this song his first top ten hit in 2 ½ years and became the first solo Rock artist to tour Russia when he played the first of eight concerts.