What Happened on May 26, 2008

Famous Deaths

  • Earle Hagen, American big band trombonist (Isham Jones; Tommy Dorsey; Benny Goodman), and Emmy Award-winning television composer (The Dick Van Dyke Show; The Andy Griffith Show; I Spy; The Mod Squad; "Harlem Nocturne"), dies at 88

Sydney Pollack

Sydney Pollack, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (Out of Africa; Tootsie) dies of cancer at 73

2008 Highlights

About May 26, 2008

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Lollipop - Lil Wayne Featuring Static Major
  • UK #1 Song: Take A Bow - Rihanna