What Happened on May 6, 1989

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 115th Kentucky Derby: Pat Valenzuela on Sunday Silence wins in 2:05
  • 34th Eurovision Song Contest: Riva for Yugoslavia wins singing "Rock Me" in Lausanne

Famous Birthdays

  • Dominika Cibulková, Slovakian tennis player, born in Bratislava

Famous Deaths

  • Guy Williams [Armando Joseph Catalano], American actor (Zorro, Lost in Space), dies of a brain aneurysm at 65