What Happened on May 25, 2014

Historical Events

  • 67th Cannes Film Festival: "Winter Sleep" directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan wins the Palme d'Or
  • Dalia Grybauskaitė is re-elected President of Lithuania
  • Indianapolis 500: American driver Ryan Hunter-Reay holds off runner-up Hélio Castroneves of Brazil by a margin of 0.0600 seconds, the second-closest finish in race history

Poroshenko Elected

Petro Poroshenko is elected President of Ukraine

Senior PGA Championship

Senior PGA Championship, GC at Shore Harbor: Colin Montgomerie of Scotland wins first of 3 Champions Tour majors by 4 strokes from Tom Watson

2014 History

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Lisa Edelstein (48) weds artist Robert Russell in Los Angeles
  • Happy Endings actress Casey Wilson (33) weds comedy writer David Caspe (35) in Ojai, California

Famous Deaths

  • Berniece Baker Miracle, American writer (My Sister Marilyn) and half-sister of Marilyn Monroe, dies at 94
  • Herb Jeffries [Umberto Alejandro Ballentino], American actor and director (The Bronze Buckaroo, Mundo depravados), dies of heart failure at 100

Wojciech JaruzelskiWojciech Jaruzelski (1923-2014)

Polish general and 1st President of Poland (1989-90), dies at 90

About May 25, 2014

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 9 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: All Of Me - John Legend
  • UK #1 Song: Stay With Me - Sam Smith