Wayne Williams is found guilty of killing two of the 28 young blacks found murdered in and around Atlanta. He is suspected of the other murders.
Congress approves the Reagan Administration's gasoline Tax Bill; with a new federal tax of 5 cents per gallon, it is expected to bring in nearly $5.5 billion a year for highway and bridge repairs.
After a 57-day strike, NFL members reach a tentative contract settlement
Eastman Kodak introduces the film disk
THE FIRST Female SKATER to complete the Triple/Triple Toe Loop in official competition - Midori Ito
N.Y. Islanders beat vancouver to capture the Stanley Cup in hockey
San Francisco 49ers beat Cincinnati Bengals, 26-21, to win Super Bowl XVI
2:02 was the winning time for Gato Del Sol in the Kentucky Derby
L.A. beats Philadelphia in basketball to win the NBA title
St. Louis beats Milwaukee to win the world series 4 games to 3.
I know, I know, you're a woman who's been getting nothing but dirty breaks. Well, we can clean and tighten your brakes, but you'll have to stay in the garage all night
Here lies W.C. Fields. I would rather be living in Philadelphia.
I always keep a bottle of stimulant handy in case I see a snake -- which I also keep handy.
Best Picture: Gandhi directed by Richard Attenborough - Best actor: Ben Kingsley ( Gandhi)
Best Actress: Meryl Streep ( Sophie's Choice)
Ebony & Ivory-McCartney & Wonder Truly - Lionel Richie Chariots of Fire - Vangelis Centerfold - J. Geils Band Jack & Diane - John Cougar Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
Gandhi - Blade Runner - Chan is Missing - E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
PEOPLE BORN THIS YEAR
Tara Lapinski Anna Pacquin [actress] LeAnn Rimes