Super Bowl XXII
Bay Area in the News
- Sean Connery stars in the Paramount film, The Presidio.
- San Francisco reaches a record 103 degrees in July.
Bay Area Sports
- The San Jose Bees change their name to the Giants and become the Single-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants.
- The Oakland A’s win their first of three consecutive American League pennants.
- Redwood Shores-based Electronic Arts launches John Madden Football for the Apple II computer.