On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1995

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Jacques Chirac wins French presidential election

  • Stage drama adaptation of "On the Waterfront" closes at Atkinson Theater, NYC, after 8 performances
  • 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? 27 years, 1 month and 27 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: Dreamer - Livin' Joy