5TH
While riding Unbridled to victory in the Kentucky Derby, jockey Craig Perret wears a yellow cap, the better to be seen by the colt's 92-year-old owner, Frances A. Genter. "I couldn't understand why I lost," says Summer Squall's jockey Pat Day, "until I saw Mrs. Outer win."

24TH
Edmonton goalie Bill Ran ford seals his team's net and the Oilers' fifth Stanley Cup in seven years—not to mention the playoff MVP award—in the fifth game with Boston.

16TH
Muppet patriarch Jim Henson, whose many offspring include Kermit the Frog, dies at age 53.

9TH
A jury in Houston convicts tree-poisoner Paul Stedman Cullen; he is sentenced to nine years in prison for the maiming of Austin's 500-year-old Treaty Oak.

27TH
By winning the Indy 500, flying Dutchman Arie Luyendyk proves he can drive as well.

Don Zimmer, Chicago Cubs manager, after a 4-4 road trip:
"It just as easily could have gone the other way."