On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1990

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

43rd Cannes Film Festival: "Wild at Heart" directed by David Lynch starring Nicolas Cage and Laura Dern wins the Palme d'Or

Actress Laura Dern
Laura Dern
Filmmaker David Lynch
David Lynch
Actor Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage
  • Dow Jones avg hits a record 2,844.68
  • Last episode of "Newhart" airs on CBS-TV

Famous Deaths

  • Franklyn Seales, American actor (Silver Spoon, Onion Field), dies of AIDS at 37
  • Mary Victor Bruce, who flew around empire state bldg in 1930, dies
  • Moelvi Mohammed Farouk, Indian spiritual leader, murdered
1990 Highlights

About May 21, 1990

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Victoria Day (Canada)

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini