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 This day in History - May 12
436 Historic Events for May 12
1982

FC Barcelona wins 22nd Europe Cup II

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1982

Pulitzer prize awarded to John Updike (Rabbit is Rich)

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1983

Oilers 3-Isles 6-Stanley Cup-Isles hold 2-0 lead

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1983

Julie Lynne Hayek, (California), crowned 32nd Miss USA

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1984

World of Rivers world exposition opens in New Orleans

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1984

France performs nuclear test

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1984

Discovery moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 41-D

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1984

S Afr prisoner Nelson Mandela sees his wife for 1st time in 22 years

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1984

Joe Lucius scored his 13th hole-in-one on same hole

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1984

Doris May, actress (Peck's Bad Boy), dies at 81 of heart failure

Death
1984

White Horse by Laid Back hits #26

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1985

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic

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1985

Amy Eilberg is ordained in NY as 1st woman Conservative rabbi

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1985

Jean Debuffet, French painter/sculptor, dies

Death
1986

Bicycle is pedaled 65 mph

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1986

Lee Bonnell, dies

Death
1986

Elisabeth Bergner, dies at 85

Death
1986

President Reagan appoints Dr James C Fletcher NASA Administrator

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1986

Fred Markham (US), unpaced and unaided by wind, is 1st to pedal 65 mph on a level course, Big Sand Flat, Calif

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1987

Victor Feldman, pianist/drummer, dies at 53

Death
1988

"Carrie" opens at Virginia Theater NYC for 5 performances

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1989

Retired Brit pilot Jack Mann is kidnapped by Islamic fundamentalists

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1989

Last graffiti covered NYC subway car retired

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1989

Joe Valdez Caballero, creator of hard taco, shell, dies at 81

Death
1989

Marcelle de Manziarly, composer, dies at 89

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