On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1990

Historical Events

  • Comic Relief USA '90 (4th one) raises $4.7 million
  • NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Edmonton Oilers beat Chicago Blackhawks, 4 games to 2

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nora Dunn and Sinead O'Connor boycott "Saturday Night Live" to protest Andrew Dice Clay's hosting which was perceived as sexist; the show uses a time delay for the third time in its history

Singer-Songwriter Sinead O'Connor
Sinead O'Connor
Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels
Actor Phil Hartman
Phil Hartman

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

American singer Patti Page (62) weds Jerry Filiciotto

Singer Patti Page
Patti Page

Famous Deaths

  • Andrei Kirilenko, Russian member of Central Committee of Communist Party, dies at 83
1990 Highlights

About May 12, 1990

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus