On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 2005

Historical Events

  • 131st Kentucky Derby: Mike Smith aboard Giacomo wins in 2:02.75

Famous Weddings

  • "Growing Pains" actress Alan Thicke (58) weds model Tanya Callau at The One and Only Palmilla Resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
  • Country music singer Billy Dean (43) weds Stephanie Paisley at Cheekwood Botanical Gardens in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Lawyer Bobby Shriver (51) weds artist Malissa Feruzzi (41) in Los Angeles

Famous Deaths

  • Otilino Tenorio, Ecuadorian soccer forward (13 caps; Emelec), dies in a car accident at 25
  • Peter W. Rodino, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from New Jersey (1949-89), dies at 95
  • Tristan Egolf, American writer (b. 1971)
2005 Highlights

About May 7, 2005

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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