What Happened on May 10, 1994

Historical Events

Music Concert

Barbra Streisand's begins 1st concert tour in 30 years, at the Capitol Centre in Landover, Maryland (after "warm-up" shows in Las Vegas and London)

  • DGC Records releases "Weezer" (known as The Blue Album), the debut album of rock band Weezer
  • Musical sequel "The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, NYC; runs for 16 performances

Event of Interest

Nelson Mandela sworn in as South Africa's 1st black president

Event of Interest

Silvio Berlusconi forms Italian government with 5 neo-fascists

1994 History

Famous Divorces

Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore (19) files for divorce from Jeremy Thomas (31)

Famous Deaths

John Wayne Gacy (1942-1994)

American serial killer who killed 33 young men, executed in Illinois at 52

  • Lucebert [J Swaanswijk], poet/cartoonist (PC Hooft 1967), dies at 69
  • Phyllis Flowerdew, English school Reading text author (Wide Range Reader series that sold over 7 million copies), dies at 81

About May 10, 1994

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Sign - Ace Of Base
  • UK #1 Song: Inside - Stiltskin