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 This day in History - May 12
436 Historic Events for May 12
1989

"Entertainment Tonight" performs their 2,000th TV performance

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1990

3rd time Saturday Night Live uses time delay (Andrew Dice Clay hosts)

Event
1990

Comic Relief '90 (4th one) raises $4.7 million

Event
1990

Nora Dunn and Sinead O'Connor boycott Saturday Night Live to protest Andrew "Dice" Clay's hosting

Event
1991

Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Crestar-Fresh Farm Golf Classic

Event
1991

A new cancer drug is announced, which can only be found in bark of a rare tree in the Pacific Northwest

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1992

1st Belgian woman (Ingrid Baeyens) to ascend Mount Everest

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1992

Joe Burke, president (KC Royals), dies at 68, dies

Death
1992

Robert Reed, actor (Brady Bunch), dies of AIDs at 59

Death
1993

Parma wins 33rd Europe Cup II

Event
1993

Final episode of 6 year run of ABC's "Wonder Years" in Netherlands

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1993

Last broadcast of "Knots landing" on CBS

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1993

Last broadcast of "Cheers" on NBC-TV

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1994

Xenophon Balaskas, cricketer (9 Tests for S Africa, 22 wkts), dies

Death
1994

John Smith, British Labour Party chairman (1992-94), dies at 55

Death
1994

Alfred Lane Beit, connoisseur, dies at 91

Death
1994

David Brooks, psychologist, dies at 91

Death
1994

WIBC Bowling Queens won by Anne Marie Duggan

Event
1994

Helen Lee Mai, Hong Kong actress, dies at 63

Death
1995

Jose Mesa gets 1st of his M.L. record 37 consecutive saves

Event
1995

Martin Brodeur ties NHL record getting his 3rd playoff shutout in 4

Event
1995

Dow Jones for 5th straight day of the week sets a new record (4430.59)

Event
1995

Arthur Lubin, film director, dies at 95

Death
1995

Giorgio Belladonna, bridge champion, dies at 71

Death
1995

Reza Abdoh, theatre Director, dies at 32

Death