On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 2000

Historical Events

  • Conjunction of Sun, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and the Moon

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Academy Award-winning actress Angelina Jolie (24) weds actor Billy Bob Thornton (44) at The Little Church of The West Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada

Famous Deaths

  • Gino Bartali, Italian cyclist (Tour de France 1938, 48; Giro d'Italia 1936-7, 46), dies of a heart attack at 85
2000 Highlights

About May 5, 2000

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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