What Happened on May 2, 1990

Historical Events

  • "Some Americans Abroad" opens at Vivian Beaumont NYC for 62 performances
  • South Africa & African National Congress open talks to end apartheid

Famous Birthdays

  • Francesco Friedrich, German bobsledder (4 x Olympic gold 2018, 22; 13 x World C'ship gold 2011-21), born in Pirna, Germany
  • Kay Panabaker, American actress (Moondance Alexander), born in Orange, Texas
Born in 1990

Famous Deaths

  • David Rappaport, 3'11' actor (Wizard, LA Law), shoots himself at 38
  • Oleg Anatolyevich Yakovlev, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 49
  • William L. Dawson, American choir director, composer (Negro Folk Symphony), educator, and musicologist, dies at 90
  • William Levi Dawson, American composer, choirmaster, and musicologist, dies at 90

About May 2, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 33 years and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus

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