What Happened on April 28, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Gypsy" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 105 performances
  • "Taking Steps" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 78 performances
  • Space Shuttle STS 39 (Discovery 12) launched

Famous Deaths

  • Floyd B McKissick, US founder (CORE), dies
  • Ken Curtis, American actor (Festus - Gunsmoke), dies at 74
  • Steve Broidy, American motion picture executive (b. 1905)