What Happened on May 12th, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Entertainment Tonight" makes 2,000th TV performance
  • Last graffiti covered NYC subway car retired
  • Retired British pilot Jack Mann is kidnapped by Islamic fundamentalists

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Valdez Caballero, creator of hard taco, shell, dies at 81
  • Marcelle de Manziarly, composer, dies at 89