On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1994

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Pulp Fiction", directed by Quentin Tarantino and starring John Travolta, Uma Thurman and Samuel L. Jackson premieres at the Cannes Film Festival (Palme d'Or 1994)

Film Director & Screenwriter Quentin Tarantino
Film Director & Screenwriter
Quentin Tarantino
Actor Samuel L. Jackson
Samuel L. Jackson
Actress Uma Thurman
Uma Thurman
  • WIBC Bowling Queens won by Anne Marie Duggan

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Lane Beit, connoisseur, dies at 91
  • David Brooks, psychologist, dies at 91
  • Erik Erikson, American developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst who coined the phrase "identity crisis", dies at 91
  • Helen Lee Mai, Hong Kong actress, dies at 63
  • John Smith, British Labour Party chairman (1992-94), dies at 55
  • Xenophon Balaskas, South Africa cricketer (9 Tests for South Africa, 22 wkts), dies at 83