What Happened on May 7, 2006

Historical Events

  • 52nd British Academy Television Awards: "Help" Best Comedy, "Doctor Who" Best Drama

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Tori Spelling (32) weds actor Dean McDermott (39) at Wakaya Club in Wakaya Island, Fiji

Famous Deaths

  • Joan C. Edwards, American philanthropist (b. 1918)
  • Machiko Soga, Japanese actress, singer, and tokusatsu legend, dies of pancreatic cancer at 67
  • Richard Carleton, Australian television news journalist, dies of a heart attack, while covering press conference of Beaconsfield Mine collapse, at 62
2006 Highlights

About May 7, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: SOS - Rihanna
  • UK #1 Song: Crazy - Gnarls Barkley