What Happened on May 29, 1994

Historical Events

  • Great iceball comet seen above North Sea
  • Hungary's Socialist Party wins parliamentary election

Indy 500

Indianapolis 500: Al Unser Jr.wins from pole position for his second Indy 500 victory for Marlboro Team Penske

Musical Finale

Revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's biblical rock opera "Joseph and the Amazing Dreamcoat" closes at Minskoff Theater, NYC, after 223 performances

  • Revival of William Inge's stage drama "Picnic" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances
1994 History

Famous Deaths

  • Erich Honecker, German politician, Head of State of East Germany (1971-89), dies in Chile at 81
  • Harry Levin, American literary scholar, dies at 81
  • Jose Bohr, actor (El Traidor, Sueno de Amor), dies at 92
  • Joseph Janni, producer, dies at 78
  • Oliver "Bops Junior" Jackson, American jazz drummer, dies at 61

About May 29, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 3 months and 29 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: Love Is All Around - Wet Wet Wet