What Happened on May 15, 2005

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith", directed by George Lucas, starring Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen and Natalie Portman, premieres at the Cannes Film Festival

Laureus Awards

Laureus World Sports Awards, Casino Estoril, Portugal: Sportsman: Roger Federer; Sportswoman: Kelly Holmes; Team: Greece Men's National Football team

Famous Deaths

  • Alan B. Gold, Quebec Chief Justice (b. 1917)
2005 Highlights

About May 15, 2005

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hollaback Girl - Gwen Stefani
  • UK #1 Song: Lonely - Akon