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."
Edmonton goalie Bill Ran ford seals his team's net and the Oilers' fifth Stanley Cup in seven years‚Äö√Ñ√∂‚àö√ë‚àö√Ünot to mention the playoff MVP award‚Äö√Ñ√∂‚àö√ë‚àö√Üin the fifth game with Boston.
Muppet patriarch Jim Henson, whose many offspring include Kermit the Frog, dies at age 53.
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.
December 31, 1990
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."