On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1990

Historical Events

  • "Henry and June" film, based on the book by Ana├»s Nin, first film to be given an NC-17 rating in the US, released
  • Cincinnati jury acquits art gallery of obsentity (Mappelthorpe photos)
  • Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Kevin Stevens has 2 goals & 4 assists in 7-4 opening-night win against the Washington Capitals at Capital Centre to set NHL record for most points in a season opener (6)

Famous Birthdays

  • Myles Jeffrey, American actor, born in Riverside County, California

Famous Deaths

  • Meir Kahane, American founder of the Jewish Defense League, assassinated at 58
1990 Highlights

About October 5, 1990

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 31 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra