What Happened on May 15, 1990

Taxman Delivers Cruel Blow to Miss Whiplash

Historical Events

  • "Cemetery Club" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theatre NYC for 56 performances

Event of Interest

"Portrait of Doctor Gachet" by Vincent van Gogh sells for $82.5 million

  • Dow Jones avg hits a record 2,822.45
  • Edmonton Oiler Petr Klima scores to defeat Boston Bruins in third overtime period, the longest Stanley Cup Finals game in history
  • Mona Grudt, 19, of Norway, crowned 39th Miss Universe
1990 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Mattock, English football player
  • Stella Maxwell, Irish-New Zealand model, born in Brussels, Belgium
Born in 1990

Famous Deaths

  • Doug Young, Canadian NHL defenceman (Stanley Cup 1936-37, Detroit Red Wings captain), dies at 81

About May 15, 1990

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Vogue - Madonna
  • UK #1 Song: Killer - Adamski