On This Day

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

Historic Event

Howard Stern holds a mock funeral for rival John DeBella


Famous Deaths

  • Susan Oliver, American actress (Ann-Peyton Place, Star Trek-Cage), dies of cancer at 61
  • Walker Percy, physician/novelist (Lancelot), dies of cancer at 73
1990 Highlights

About May 10, 1990

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus