What Happened on May 16, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Dominican Republic President JoaquĆ­n Ricardo Balaguer re-elected

Famous Deaths

  • Dag Drollet, Cheyenne Brando's boyfriend killed by brother Christian

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jim Henson, puppeteer (Sesame Street, Muppet Show), dies at 53

Muppeteer Jim Henson
Jim Henson
  • Sammy Davis Jr, singer/actor (Golden Boy), dies at 64