On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 2010

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 55th Eurovision Song Contest: Lena for Germany wins singing "Satellite" in Oslo
  • In an all South African Super 14 Rugby final, the Bulls (Pretoria) retain title, 25-17 over the Stormers (Cape Town) at the Orlando Stadium, Soweto; MornĂ© Steyn kicks 6 penalties and a conversion for the Bulls
  • Philadelphia Phillies' Roy Halladay becomes 20th pitcher to throw a perfect game (1-0 vs Florida)
  • Super Rugby Final, Orlando Stadium, Soweto: Bulls (Pretoria) successfully defend their title with a 25-17 win over the Stormers (Cape Town) in an all-South African final

Famous Weddings

  • "Survivor: Fiji" winner Earl Cole (39) weds pharmacist Shelley Lee at the St. Regis Princeville Resort on Kauai

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Five-time Grammy Award singer Shania Twain (42) divorces music producer Robert John Lange (59) after 14 years of marriage

Singer Shania Twain
Shania Twain

Famous Deaths

  • Dennis Hopper, American actor and director (b. 1936)