April 9

  • Los Angeles Lakers block 21 Denver shots setting NBA regulation game record

  • 6th Space Shuttle Mission-Challenger 1 returns to Earth

  • Caps 2-Isles 6 -Patrick Semis-Denis Potvin fails on penalty shot

  • 56th Academy Awards - "Terms of Endearment," R Duvall and S Maclaine win

  • White Sox pitcher Tom Seaver starts a record 15th opening day game

  • Dallas" announces it will revive killed Bobby Ewing character

  • For 3rd time, Wayne Gretzky, scores 7 goals in a Stanley Cup game Wayne Gretzky passes Jean Beliveau as all time playoff scoring champ

  • Les Miserables," opens at Umeda-Koma Theatre, Osaka

  • Scott Hoch chokes on 18 inch putt and loses Masters golf tournament

  • New York Islanders beat New York Rangers 4-3 in double overtime-Rangers lead 2-1

  • Georgio SSR votes to secede from U.S.S.R

    Georgio SSR votes to secede from U.S.S.R