On this day May 21
We voted for Advance Australia Fair as our national anthem in 1977
Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ hit number one in the US, knocking off the Eagles’ ‘Hotel California’ in 1977 - It spent 31 weeks on top.
The Star Wars sequel The Empire Strikes Back premiered in 1980... With a Darth Vader revelation that shocked everyone.
In 1999 nine bodies were discovered in a disused Bank Vault in Snowtown, South Australia – the victims were those of John Bunting & Robert Wagner, 2 of Australia’s worst serial killers.
And we lost veteran Aussie actor Bill Hunter in 2011 – he died of cancer aged 71.
Actor Mr T is 64 (1952)
70s singer Leo Sayer is 68 (1948)
And Joe Camilleri, aka Jo Jo Zep, also turns 68 (1948)