On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 2000

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
Singer
Björk

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Laureus World Sports Awards, Monte-Carlo Sporting, Monaco: Sportsman: Tiger Woods; Sportswoman: Marion Jones (rescinded); Team: Manchester United FC

Track and Field Athlete/Drug Cheat Marion Jones
Track and Field Athlete/Drug Cheat
Marion Jones
Golfer Tiger Woods
Golfer
Tiger Woods
  • 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? 20 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini