On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1994

Historical Events

Film Release

"The Flintstones" live action movie, starring John Goodman (as Fred) and Rick Moranis (as Barney), opens

Television Finale

Final broadcast of TV talk show "The Arsenio Hall Show"

Radio History

Larry King ends his radio show

  • NHL Eastern Conference Final: New York Rangers beat New Jersey Devils, 4 games to 3

Historic Event

Writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn returns to Russia after 20 years in exile


Famous Weddings

Rush Limbaugh

Radio personality Rush Limbaugh (43) weds wife No. 3, aerobic instructor Marta Fitzgerald (35), at the home of US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas; divorced 2004

Famous Deaths

  • Norman Cook, British museum curator, dies at 87
  • Red Rodney [Robert Chudnick], American jazz trumpeter (Charlie Parker Quintet), dies from lung cancer at 66
  • Theo Swagemakers, portrait painter, dies at 95
1994 Highlights

About May 27, 1994

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 27 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini