On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 2000

Historical Events

Cannes Film Festival

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

Sports History

Laureus World Sports Awards, Monte-Carlo Sporting, Monaco: Sportsman: Tiger Woods; Sportswoman: Marion Jones (rescinded); Team: Manchester United FC

  • 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
2000 Highlights

About May 25, 2000

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini