What Happened on May 5, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Jack-Night on Town with J Barrymore" closes at Belasco after 12 performances
  • Karrie Webb wins LPGA Sprint Titleholders Golf Championship
  • Renette Cruz, Vancouver, wins Miss Canadian Universe

Famous Deaths

  • Ai Qing, Chinese poet, dies at 86
  • Beryl Burton, cyclist, dies at 58