What Happened on May 6, 2006

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 132nd Kentucky Derby: Edgar Prado aboard Barbaro wins in 2:01.36

Famous Weddings

  • "Coronation Street" actress Julia Haworth (26) weds Jon Wormald at St. Stephen's CE Church in Burnley, Lancashire
  • "Scooter" techno rocker lead singer H.P. Baxxter (40) weds model Simone Mustert at Tremsbuttel Castle near Hamburg
  • Duchess of Cornwall's daughter Laura Parker-Bowles (28) weds former Calvin Klein model Harry Lopes (28) at Church of Saint Cyriac in Lacock, Wiltshire
  • Former WWF Women's Champion Sable (38) weds IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar (28) in Medina, Minnesota
  • Race car driver "Champ Car World Series" two time winner Sebastien Bourdais (27) weds Claire Bagot at Cathedral Saint-Julien in Le Mans, France

Famous Divorces

  • "Dallas" actress Victoria Principal (56) divorces plastic surgeon Harry Glassman (63) due to irreconcilable differences after nearly 21 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Grant McLennan, co-founder of Australian band The Go-Betweens (b. 1958)
  • Lillian Asplund, last American RMS Titanic survivor (b. 1906)
  • Lorne Saxberg, Canadian television journalist (b. 1958)
  • Shigeru Kayano, Japanese Ainu activist (b. 1926)