What Happened on May 10, 1990

Historical Events

  • "Zoya's Apartment" opens at Circle in Square Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • French TGV-train hits record speed of 510.6 kph (317.3 mph)

Radio History

Howard Stern holds a mock funeral for radio rival John DeBella, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to celebrate a ratings victory

1990 History

Famous Deaths

  • Susan Oliver [Charlotte Gercke], American stage and screen actress (Peyton Place - "Ann"; Star Trek - The Cage), television director, and airplane pilot, dies of lung cancer at 58
  • Walker Percy, American writer and novelist ("The Moviegoer"; "Lancelot"), dies of cancer at 73

About May 10, 1990

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus

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