Events that happened in history May 11th:

1960 - Elvis Presley appears on a Frank Sinatra special
1982 - In Fatima Portugal, a Spanish priest with a bayonet is stopped prior to his attempt to attack Pope John Paul II
1990 - 3rd time Saturday Night Live uses time delay (Andrew Dice Clay hosts)
1993 - Last broadcast of "Cheers" on NBC-TV

Birthdays & Other occasions:

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1955 - Kix Brooks, Shreveport La, singer (Brooks & Dunn-Brand New Man)
1956 - Homer Simpson, fictional character from the long running television show "The Simpsons"
1962 - Emilio Estevez, NYC, actor (Breakfast Club, Young Guns, Mighty Ducks)
1963 - Vanessa A. Williams, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Rhonda Blair-Melrose Place)

1959 - Actress Elizabeth Taylor's (27) marries for the 4th time to entertainer Eddie Fisher (30)

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