What Happened on May 19, 2007

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

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"Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End", directed by Gore Verbinksi, starring Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley and Orlando Bloom premieres in Anaheim - most expensive film ($300 million) made at the time

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Sicko" a documentary on the US health care system, directed by Michael Moore has its premiere at the Cannes Film festival.

Documentary Filmmaker Michael Moore
Documentary Filmmaker
Michael Moore
  • 132nd Preakness: Robby Albarado aboard Curlin wins in 1:53.46
  • Coen brothers film "No Country for Old Men", based on the Cormac McCarthy novel, starring Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem and Josh Brolin premieres at the Cannes Film Festival (Best Picture 2008)
  • NHL Eastern Conference Final: Ottawa Senators beat Buffalo Sabres, 4 games to 1

Famous Deaths

  • Dean Eyre, New Zealand politician (b. 1914)