What Happened on May 6, 1995

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 121st Kentucky Derby: Gary Stevens on Thunder Gulch wins in 2:01.2
  • ABC Bud Light Masters Bowling Tournament won by Mike Aulby
  • Classic Sports Network begins on cable TV

Famous Deaths

  • Hilda Toledano (b. 1907)
  • Leanoard "Red" Truss, R&B singer, dies at 47
  • Maria Pia de Braganca, Portuguese journalist and writer who claimed to be the bastard daughter of King Carlos I of Portugal, dies at 88
  • Nicholas Palmer, TV writer/producer, dies at 57
  • Noel Brotherston, Northern Irish footballer (b. 1956)