What Happened on May 12, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Lena Horne: Lady, Music" opens at Nederlander NYC for 333 performances
  • NY Islanders tie own record with two shorthanded playoff goals in a pd vs Minn

Famous Birthdays

  • Kentaro Sato, Japanese composer
  • Lorena Bernal, Spanish model and actress, Miss Spain 1999

Person of interestRami Malek

Rami Malek, American actor (Bohemian Rhapsody), born in Los Angeles, California

Actor Rami Malek
Actor
Rami Malek

Famous Deaths

  • Benjamin Sheares, President of Singapore (1971-81), dies at 73