What Happened on May 29, 2006

Historical Events

Music Concert

Singer David Bowie joins guitarist David Gilmour as special guest during encore at Royal Albert Hall, London concert; they perform "Arnold Layne" and "Comfortably Numb" in what becomes Bowie's final UK appearance

Famous Weddings

  • "America's Next Top Model" first winner Adrianne Curry (23) weds "The Brady Bunch" actor Christopher Knight (48) in Joliet, Illinois; divorce in 2012

Tom Ellis

Award-winning English actress Tamzin Outhwaite (35) weds former "EastEnders" actor Tom Ellis (27) at All Saints Church in Lullington, Somerset ; divorce in 2014

Famous Deaths

  • Jacques Bouchard, Canadian French language advertising executive, dies of cancer at 75
  • Steve Mizerak, American pool player, dies of complications from gall bladder surgery at 61
2006 Highlights

About May 29, 2006

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 16 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Memorial Day (United States), Spring Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

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