"Sicko" a documentary on the US health care system, directed by Michael Moore has its premiere at the Cannes Film festival.
- 132nd Preakness: Robby Albarado aboard Curlin wins in 1:53.46
- Coen brothers film "No Country for Old Men", based on the Cormac McCarthy novel, starring Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem and Josh Brolin premieres at the Cannes Film Festival (Best Picture 2008)
- In an all South African final the Bulls (Pretoria) edge the home team Sharks, 20-19 in Durban for their first Super 14 Rugby title; Bulls flyhalf Derick Hougaard boots 2 penalties & 2 conversions
- NHL Eastern Conference Final: Ottawa Senators beat Buffalo Sabres, 4 games to 1
- Dean Eyre, New Zealand politician (b. 1914)