What Happened on May 3, 1991

Historical Events

Television Finale

356th & final episode of CBS second longest running series TV show "Dallas", (2nd only to "Gunsmoke")

Sports History

Future Hockey HOF right wing Cam Neely injures knee on a cheap shot by Ulf Samuelsson in Wales Conference Finals; injury limits him to only 162 games for remainder of NHL career; retires at 31

  • The Declaration of Windhoek (on press freedom) signed by African journalists
1991 History

Famous Weddings

Andy Williams

American singer Andy Williams (63) weds 2nd wife Debbie Hass (35), until his death in 2012

Famous Deaths

  • Don Whitmire, American College Football Hall of Fame tackle (Alabama, Navy - All American at both), dies at 68
  • Gerrit Mik, Dutch psychiatrist and politician (D66), dies
  • Jerzy KosiƄski, Polish-American novelist (The Painted Bird, Being There), dies at 57
  • Margaret Tallichet, American actress (Stranger on the 3rd Floor), dies at 77
  • Mohammed Abdel Wahab, Egyptian singer and composer (b. 1907)

About May 3, 1991

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Baby Baby - Amy Grant
  • UK #1 Song: The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss) - Cher