Historical Events on May 16, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

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"Top Gun", directed by Tony Scott and starring Tom Cruise premieres

Actor Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise
  • Bobby Ewing (Patrick Duffy) comes back from dead on Dallas
  • JoaquĆ­n Balaguers PRSC wins Dominican Rep parliamentary election
  • South African President PW Botha sends Coetsee to visit Mandela
  • The Seville Statement on Violence is adopted by an international meeting of scientists, convened by the Spanish National Commission for UNESCO, in Seville, Spain.