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 This day in History - May 13
390 Historic Events for May 13
1978

"Runaways" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 199 performances

Event
1979

Sandra Post wins LPGA Lady Michelob Golf Tournament

Event
1979

Shah and family sentenced to death in Teheran

Event
1979

"Utter Glory... Morrissey Hall" opens and closes at Mark Hellinger NYC

Event
1979

Nelly Aenders, actress (In Pyama), dies at 65

Death
1980

Cincinnati Red Ray Knight hits 2 HRs in 5th inning vs NY Mets

Event
1981

Dinamo Tbilisi wins 21st Europe Cup II

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1981

Pope John Paul II shot, wounded by assailant in St Peter's Square

Event
1981

Carl Weinrich, composer, dies at 76

Death
1982

Irmgard Keun, W-German writer (BlĀhende Neurosen), dies at 72

Death
1982

Kara Abulfazogli Karayev, composer, dies at 64

Death
1982

Renzo Rossellini, Italian composer, dies at 74

Death
1982

Braniff Airlines files for bankruptcy

Event
1982

Chicago Cubs win their 8,000th (beat Astros)

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1982

Canucks 0-Isles 3-Stanley Cup-Isles hold 3-0 lead

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1982

Soyuz T-5 is launched-Berezovoi and Lebedev for 211 days in space

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1982

Terri Lea Utley, 20, (Arkansas), crowned 31st Miss USA

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1983

Reggie Jackson is 1st major leaguer to strike out 2,000 times

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1984

Johan Cruyffs last competitive match

Event
1984

"Oliver!" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 17 performances

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1984

Amy Alcott wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic

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1985

Laura Elena Martinez-Herring, 21, (Texas), crowned 34th Miss USA

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1985

Phila Police bomb a house held by group "Move," kills 11

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1985

Leatrice Joy, silent screen star, dies in Riverdale (Bronx) NYC at 91

Death
1985

Selma Diamond, comedienne (Selma-Night Court), dies of cancer at 64

Death