What Happened on May 16, 1994

Historical Events

  • Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Orlando, Florida on WTKS 104.1 FM
  • Jacqueline Onassis admitted to hospital for cancer treatment
  • JoaquĆ­n Balaguer aged 86 elected President of Dominican Republic
  • Norwegian black metal musician Varg Vikernes is sentenced to 21 years in prison for the murder of musician Euronymous and for the arson of three churches

Sports History

Tennis star Jennifer Capriati arrested on possession of marijuana

1994 History

Famous Deaths

  • Alain Cuny, French actor (La Dolce Vita, Detective, Weite Land, Emmanuelle), dies at 85
  • Barbara Jean Jones, fictional character on General Hospital, dies at 7
  • Phani Majumdar, Indian film director (Street Singer), dies at 82
  • Vasek Simek, Czech/American actor (Green Card, Mistress), dies at 66

About May 16, 1994

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 29 years and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Swear - All-4-One
  • UK #1 Song: Come On You Reds - Manchester United Football Club