What Happened on May 28, 2006

Historical Events

  • 59th Cannes Film Festival: "The Wind That Shakes the Barley" directed by Ken Loach wins the Palme d'Or

Baseball Record

Barry Bonds hits his 715th career home run, passing Babe Ruth on the MLB all-time list

  • Indianapolis 500: Sam Hornish Jr. wins from the pole position; record 14th Indy victory for Penske Racing; 0.0635 second margin from runner-up Marco Andretti second-closest finish in history at the time
  • Senior PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Oak Tree GC: Jay Haas wins his first of 3 Champions Tour major titles with a birdie on the third playoff hole against Brad Bryant
2006 History

Famous Weddings

  • "Average Joe" actor Adam Mesh (30) weds Jessica Malca in Miami, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Thorleif Schjelderup, Norwegian author and ski jumper (b. 1920)

About May 28, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Ridin' - Chamillionaire Featuring Krayzie Bone
  • UK #1 Song: Crazy - Gnarls Barkley