What Happened on May 29, 2015

Historical Events

Jurassic World

"Jurassic World", directed by Colin Trevorrow and starring Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard premieres in Paris

  • Heat wave in India centered in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh states is reported to have killed 1800 people in a week

Event of Interest

Muhammadu Buhari is sworn in as the President of Nigeria

  • NHL Eastern Conference Finals: Tampa Bay Lightning beat New York Rangers, 4 games to 3

Election of Interest

Sepp Blatter is controversially elected to a fifth term as President of FIFA despite bribery scandals; resigns 5 days later

2015 History

Famous Deaths

  • Betsy Palmer [Patricia Betsy Hrunek], American actress (Mr Roberts, Friday the 13th), dies at 88

Doris Hart (1925-2015)

American tennis player (6 x Grand Slam singles titles; 29 x GS doubles titles), dies at 89

  • Henry Carr, American athlete (Olympic gold 200m, 4x400m 1964) and football safety (NY Giants), dies at 72
  • Peter Cropper, British violinist (Lindsay Quartet, 1965-2005), dies of a heart attack at 59

About May 29, 2015

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: See You Again - Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth
  • UK #1 Song: Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn Remix) - Omi