What Happened on May 6, 1995

Historical Events

  • 121st Kentucky Derby: Gary Stevens on Thunder Gulch wins in 2:01.2
  • Classic Sports Network begins on cable TV

Famous Deaths

  • Clarence Paul [Pauling], American songwriter, and record producer (Motown; Stevie Wonder - "Fingertips"), dies at 67
  • Gottfried von Haberler, Austrian-American economist (international trade), dies at 94
  • Hilda Toledano [Maria Pia de Braganca], Portuguese journalist and writer who claimed to be the bastard daughter of King Carlos I of Portugal, dies at 88
  • Leonard "Red" Truss, American R&B singer (The Steelers - "Get It From The Bottom"), dies at 47
  • Nicholas Palmer, TV writer/producer, dies at 57
  • Noel Brotherston, Irish soccer winger (27 caps Northern Ireland; Blackburn Rovers 317 games), dies of a heart attack at 38

About May 6, 1995

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 28 years and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: This Is How We Do It - Montell Jordan
  • UK #1 Song: Some Might Say - Oasis