What Happened on May 28, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "An Inspector Calls" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 454 performances
  • 48th Cannes Film Festival: "Underground" directed by Emir Kusturica wins the Palme d'Or
  • Alison Nichols wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic
  • Dottie Mochrie wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Golf Game
  • Earthquake hits Russian town of Khabarovsk, killing 2,000 people
  • Indianapolis 500: Jacques Villeneuve wins in 3:15:17.561 (247.221 km/h)
  • Southwestern Florida outside of Tampa begins using new area code 941
  • White Sox (5) & Tigers (7) combine for record 12 HRs at Tiger Stadium

Famous Deaths

  • Daniela Rocca, actress (Battle of Austerlitz), dies at 57
  • Henning Kronstam, dancer, dies at 60
  • Jean Muir, British fashion designer, dies at 66