What Happened on May 16, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Barnum" closes at St James Theater NYC after 854 performances
  • "Is There Life after High School?" closes at Barrymore after 12 performances
  • Columbia moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating in preparation for STS-4

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Michelob Golf Tournament

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • Salvador Jorge Blanco wins presidential election in Dominican Rep
  • Stanley Cup: NY Islanders sweep Vancouver Canucks in 4 games

Famous Birthdays

  • Hanna Mariën, Belgian athlete
  • Joo Ji Hoon, Korean actor and model
  • Łukasz Kubot, Polish tennis player