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 This day in History - May 16
458 Historic Events for May 16
1992

Marisa Mell, actress (Hostages), dies of cancer at 53

Death
1992

US space shuttle STS-49 lands (maiden voyage of Endeavour)

Event
1992

Polls show Perot, Bush and Clinton could be in a deadlock

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1992

"Smells Like Nirvana," by Weird Al Yankovic hits #35

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1993

"Wilder, Wilder, Wilder" closes at Circle in Sq NYC after 30 perfs

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1993

Suleyman Demirel elected president of Turkey

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1993

"3 Men on a Horse" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 40 performances

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1993

Farmer Sugeng finds 1.2 million year old Pithecanthropus IX skull

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1993

Judd Nelson pleads no contest to kicking Kim Evans in the head

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1993

Laura Davies wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship

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1993

Marv Johnson, US soul singer (You Got What it Takes), dies at 54

Death
1994

Jacqueline Onassis admitted to the hospital for cancer treatment

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1994

Tennis star Jennifer Capriati arrested on possession of marijuana

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1994

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Orlando FL on WTKS 104.1 FM

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1994

Alain Cuny, actor (Lovers, Emanuelle, Camille Claudel), dies

Death
1994

Barbara Jean Jones, fictional character on General Hospital, dies at 7

Death
1994

Phani Majumdar, film director, dies at 82

Death
1994

Vasek Simek, Czech/US actor (Green Card, Mistress), dies at 66

Death
1994

Joaqu¬°n Balaguer (86) elected president of Dominican Republic

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1995

Japanese police arrest cult leader Shoko Asahara and charged him with Nerve-gas attack on Tokyo's subways two months earlier

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1995

Lola Flores, singer/actress (Kuma Ching, Faraona), dies at 70

Death
1995

Ragnhild Marie Hatton, historian, dies at 82

Death
1996

Sammy Sosa is 1st Chic Cub to hit 2 HRS in 1 inning

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1996

Pierre Debizet, resistance fighter/special agent, dies at 72

Death
1996

Mike Jeremy Boorda, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) commits suicide at 57

Death