On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 2000

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

53rd Cannes Film Festival: "Dancer in the Dark" directed by Lars von Trier and starring Björk (Best Actress) wins the Palme d'Or

Singer Björk
  • Liberation Day of Lebanon. Israel withdraws its army from most of the Lebanese territory after 22 years of its first invasion in 1978.

Famous Divorces

  • Television producer and director Mark Tinker (49) divorces actress and painter Kristin Harmon (54) after 12 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Nicholas Clay, English actor (Lady Chatterley's Lover), dies at 53