What Happened on May 22, 2005

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 58th Cannes Film Festival: "The Child" directed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne wins the Palme d'Or

Famous Weddings

  • "Alias" actor Kevin Weisman (34) weds Jodi Tanowitz at Menlo Circus Club in Atherton, California

Famous Deaths

  • Charilaos Florakis, Greek politician, long-time General Secretary of the Communist Party of Greece (b. 1914)
  • Julia Randall, American poet (b. 1924)
  • Thurl Ravenscroft, American voice actor and singer (b. 1914)