On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 58th British Academy Television Awards: "Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle" Best Comedy, "The Fades" Best Drama
  • 65th Cannes Film Festival: "Amour" directed by Michael Haneke wins the Palme d'Or
  • A NATO airstrike kills a family of eight, including six children, in Afghanistan
  • Indianapolis 500: Dario Franchitti wins in 2:58.51.2532 (269.934 km/h)
  • IPL Cricket Final, M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai: Kolkata Knight Riders beat Chennai Super Kings by 5 wickets; Manvinder Bisla top scores, 89 (48)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Cynthia Nixon (46) weds education activist Christine Marinoni in New York City

Actress Cynthia Nixon
Actress
Cynthia Nixon