What Happened on May 24th, 1996

Day of Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Spy Hard" starring Leslie Nielsen is released

Famous Birthdays

  • Matthew Eappen, baby killed by nanny Louise Woodward, born in Boston, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Langsdorf, physicist, dies at 83
  • Harry Campion, statistician, dies at 91
  • Jack McCarthy, kiddie show host (Popeye), dies of cancer at 81
  • Jacob R Druckman, composer, dies at 67
  • John Abbott, British actor (Lady Jane, Quest), dies at 90
  • Joseph Mitchell, writer, dies at 87