- 36th NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat Philadelphia 76ers, 4 games to 2
- Brazilian B-727 flight crashes into mountain; 135 die
- Emmy 9th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 3rd time
- Falklands War: Royal Fleet Auxiliary Sir Gahalad attacked in San Carlos Water ("Bomb Alley") by Argentine aircraft: 48 soldiers and crewman were killed.
Day of the Week: Tuesday