What Happened on May 2, 1998

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 124th Kentucky Derby: Kent Desormeaux aboard Real Quiet wins in 2:02.20

Famous Weddings

  • Actor-comedian Jim Belushi (43) weds Jennifer Sloan (30) at their home garden in Brentwood, Los Angeles

Famous Deaths

  • Gene Raymond, American actor (b. 1908)
  • Hideto "hide" Matsumoto, Japanese musician (b. 1964)
  • Justin Fashanu, English footballer (b. 1961)
  • Kevin Lloyd, British actor (b. 1949)