On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 2011

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"The Artist" directed by Michel Hazanavicius and starring Jean Dujardin and Bérénice Bejo premieres at the Cannes Film festival (Best Picture 2012)

Actor and Comedian Jean Dujardin
Actor and Comedian
Jean Dujardin
  • PGA Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: K. J. Choi of South Korea defeats David Toms on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff to win $1.71 million winner's cheque

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Tamera Mowry (32) weds Fox News Correspondent Adam Housley (39) at Villagio Inn & Spa in Napa, California

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Flannigan, American jazz singer (The Four Freshmen), dies at 84