On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 2010

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 63rd Cannes Film Festival: "Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives" directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul wins the Palme d'Or
  • NHL Western Conference Finals: Chicago Black Hawks beat San Jose Sharks, 4 games to 0

Famous Deaths

  • Gane Todorovoski, Macedonian literary critic, poet, & publicist (b. 1929)
  • Jose Lima, Dominican baseball player (b. 1972)
  • Leonida Georgievna, Grand Duchess Of Russia (b. 1914)
  • Simon Monjack, English actor, producer, & writer (b. 1970)