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On This Day (May 4) during the 90's

\MAY 4

On This Day in the 90's


  • An inhumane execution
    Several states ceased use of the electric chair and adopted lethal injection as their means of capital punishment
  • Angela Bowie reveals that ex-husband David slept with Mick Jagger


  • US President George H. W. Bush is hospitalized for erratic heartbeat
  • Cher scored her first solo UK No.1 single with 'The Shoop Shoop Song'


  • Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO leader Yasser Arafat sign a peace accord, granting self-rule in the Gaza Strip and Jericho
  • Singer Courtney Love cleared of drug charges
  • Alexander Gould was born (actor who voiced Nemo)



  • Actor-producer Forest Whitaker (35) weds actress-model Keisha Nash (23) in Montego Bay, Jamaica
  • Alanis Morissette started a six-week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with Jagged Little Pill.


  • Courtney Love placed an advert in The Seattle Times selling the house she had shared with Kurt Cobain. The five bedroom four bathroom house was on the market for $3m.


  • "The Mummy" film directed by Stephen Sommers starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz and John Hannah premieres in the US

...and THAT's what happend on May 4, during the 90's!

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