On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1994

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Bobcat Goldthwait charged with misdemeanors for fire on Tonight Show
  • Sony Theaters & Cineplex (NYC) hike movie ticket prices to $8.00
  • Sushmita Sen from India is crowned the 43rd Miss Universe at 18 years old

Famous Deaths

  • Dallas Pratt, American collector (The American Museum in Britain), dies at 79
  • Ronald Russell, British journalist, author and Conservative politician, dies at 69
  • Vivien John, English painter and daughter of Augustus John, dies at 79