On This Day: 21st of May

Posted on: Fri 21 May 2021

In 1927, Charles Lindbergh completed the first non-stop solo transatlantic flight from New York to Paris in a plane called the Spirit of St. Louis.

In 2018, an announcement was made that the US Justice Department was expanding its internal investigation into whether FBI infiltrated Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign.

In 1983 David Bowie’s ‘Let’s Dance’ hit no. 1 on Billboard Hot 100 list. The music video symbolised the struggle First Nations people had against the prosperity of white Australia, at a time when Indigenous faces were rare on television screens.

Breakfast producer Shannon Pearce joins Breakfast’s Tom Mann and Paul Davies to chat more about these events.

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Produced by Shannon Pearce


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