What Happened on May 11, 1994

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult" released in France
  • 6 white racists sentenced to death in South Africa
  • Musical "Grease" opens at Eugene O' Neill Theater NYC for 1,503 performances

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred James Broomhall, methodist Missionary, dies at 82
  • Danny Overbea, blues singer/guitarist, dies at 68
  • Leonard Friedman, British-Lithuanian violinist (Scottish Baroque Ensemble), dies at 63
  • Lewis B Puller, US writer (Pulitzer 1992), commits suicide at 48
  • Timothy Carey, dies of stroke at 64