What Happened on May 21st, 1990

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 43rd Cannes Film Festival: "Wild at Heart" directed by David Lynch wins the Palme d'Or
  • Dow Jones avg hits a record 2,844.68
  • Last episode of "Newhart" airs on CBS-TV

Famous Deaths

  • Franklyn Seales, actor (Silver Spoon, Onion Field), dies of AIDS at 37
  • Mary Victor Bruce, who flew around empire state bldg in 1930, dies
  • Moelvi Mohammed Farouk, Indian spiritual leader, murdered