On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1994

Historical Events

  • "Sally Marrand Her Escorts" opens at Helen Hayes NYC for 50 performances
  • Labour beats Conservatives in British local elections
  • North-Yemen air force bombs Aden South Yemen

Famous Birthdays

  • Celeste [Epiphany Waite], British singer (Not Your Muse), born in Culver City, California

Famous Deaths

  • Hein Salomonson, architect, dies at about 83
  • Joe Layton, American director (Richard Pryor Live on Sunset Strip), dies at 63
1994 Highlights

About May 5, 1994

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus