Historical Events on May 17, 1980

About May 17, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 4 months and 29 days

Historical Events

  • 105th Preakness: Angel Cordero Jr aboard Codex wins in 1:54.2
  • Major race riot in Miami Florida - 16 killed, 300 injured

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Paul & Linda McCartney appear on "Saturday Night Live"

Musician, Activist and Photographer Linda McCartney
Musician, Activist and Photographer
Linda McCartney
Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels
  • V. S. Kumar Anandan from Sri Lanka balances on one foot for 33 hours (Guinness World Record)