What Happened on May 27, 1994

Historical Events

The Flintstones

"The Flintstones" live action movie based in the 1960s cartoon, starring John Goodman (as Fred), Rick Moranis (as Barney), and Rosie O'Donnell (as Betty) premieres

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

Event of Interest

Writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn returns to Russia after 20 years in exile

1994 History

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, Dutch portrait painter, dies at 95

About May 27, 1994

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

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