What Happened on May 19, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Dow Jones Avg passes 2,500 mark for 1st time, closes at 2,501.1
  • Sue Ellen's (Linda Gray) last appearance on TV soap "Dallas"

Famous Deaths

  • Able J Herzberg, Russ/Neth lawyer (Eichmann in Jerusalem), dies
  • CLR James, West Indian writer and journalist (b. 1901)
  • E Galgoczi, writer, dies
  • Robert Webber, actor (Alex-Moonlighting), dies of ALS at 64