On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1995

Historical Events

  • "On the Waterfront" closes at Atkinson Theater NYC after 8 performances

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Jacques Chirac wins French presidential election

President of France Jacques Chirac
President of France
Jacques Chirac
  • Twins beat Indians 10-9 in 17 innings, 6 hours & 36 minutes

Famous Weddings

  • Eldest son of Shirley Jones and screenplay writer Shaun Cassidy (36) weds actress Susan Diol (30) in Westwood, California

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest Harold Martin [Markowitz], American Broadway producer (Feuer & Martin in A Chorus Line), dies at 75
  • Lawrence Josset, British engraver, dies at 84
  • Maria Luisa Bemberg, Argentine filmmaker, dies at 73
  • Ray McKinley, American orchestra leader and jazz drummer (Glenn Miller Time), dies at 84
1995 Highlights

About May 7, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus