Dateline: Events/Week of May 1, 1994 In News, Pop Culture, Tech, Celebrity, Entertainment & Fascinating Facts
In The News
In South Africa – Nelson Mandela claims victory in South Africa’s first free elections. He urges both blacks and whites to “loudly proclaim from the rooftops – free at last.”
Last minute dispute as Israel and the PLO bicker over maps, then sign an unprecedented pact on Palestinian self-rule at Gaza.
The U.N Security Council votes to tighten sanctions against Haiti in a ruling that could force its military forces to relinquish power to ousted President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
President Clinton warns Haiti’s military leaders that his patience “has run out” and he no longer will rule out the use of U.S. military force to drive them from power.
Appearing on CNN’s “Larry King Live,” – First Lady Hillary Clinton says she finds it “profoundly sad” that rumors circulated” about her relationship with Deputy White House Counsel Vincent Foster after his suicide last summer.
Detroit - In his first jury test – Dr. Jack Kevorkian is acquitted for a role in an assisted suicide.
Entertainment/Movie/Celebrity news – May 1, 1994
Actor Hugh Grant gives his first TV interview. Look for him with Connie Chung on “Eye to Eye.”
Music news – May 1, 1994
“Chant” a popular album of Gregorian chants by the Benedictine Monks was recorded some 20 years ago!
Top movies – May 1, 1994
You So Crazy
D2 The Might Ducks
Serial Mom – Kathleen Turner