On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 2003

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 48th Eurovision Song Contest: Sertab Erener for Turkey wins singing "Everyway That I Can" in Riga
  • Super Rugby Final, Eden Park, Auckland: Auckland Blues beat defending champion Canterbury Crusaders, 21-17 for their 3rd title

Famous Weddings

  • Actor and film director Kenneth Branagh (42) weds film art director Lindsay Brunnock in a secret ceremony

LoveWedding of Interest

Oscar winning-actress Kate Winslet (27) weds director Sam Mendes (36) in Anguilla Island

Actress Kate Winslet
Actress
Kate Winslet

Famous Deaths

  • Rachel Kempson, English actress (b. 1910)