What Happened on May 16, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Dominican Republic President JoaquĆ­n Ricardo Balaguer re-elected

Famous Deaths

  • Dag Drollet, Cheyenne Brando's boyfriend killed by brother Christian

Person of interestJim Henson

Jim Henson, puppeteer (Sesame Street, Muppet Show), dies at 53

Muppeteer Jim Henson
Jim Henson
  • Samuel "Sammy" Davis Jr, American singer/dancer/actor (Ocean's 11, Candy Man), dies of throat cancer at 64