On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 2004

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Shrek 2" directed Andrew Adamson and Kelly Asbury, with voices by Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz premieres at the Cannes Film Festival

  • 129th Preakness: Stewart Elliott aboard Smarty Jones wins in 1:55.59
  • 49th Eurovision Song Contest: Ruslana for Ukraine wins singing "Wild Dances" in Istanbul

Famous Deaths

  • Clint Warwick [Albert Eccles], English bassist (Moody Blues), dies at 63