Historical Events on May 16, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Music release#1 in the Charts

"Bette Davis Eyes" by Kim Carnes hits #1 for next 9 weeks

Actress Bette Davis
Bette Davis
  • 106th Preakness: Jorge Velasquez aboard Pleasant Colony wins in 1:54.6
  • Houston Astro Craig Reynolds hits 3 triples beating Cubs 6-1