On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 2008

Historical Events

  • 53rd Eurovision Song Contest: Dima Bilan for Russia wins singing "Believe" in Belgrade

Famous Weddings

  • Prince Joachim of Denmark (38) weds second wife Marie Cavallier (32) at Møgeltønder Church in Denmark

Famous Deaths

  • Dick Martin [Thomas Richard], American actor and comedian (Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, Carbon Copy), dies of respiratory complications at 86
2008 Highlights

About May 24, 2008

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Take A Bow - Rihanna
  • UK #1 Song: That's Not My Name - Ting Tings