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Notable Historical Events for May 15th

1968"Wonderwall" with George Harrison premieres at Cannes Film Festival

1991President Bush takes Queen Elizabeth to Oakland A's-Balt Oriole game

1981George Harrison releases "All Those Years Ago" in UK

1711Alexander Pope's "An Essay on Criticism" is published anonymously

1941Joe DiMaggio starts 56-game hitting streak; Yanks lose 13-1

1918Washington Senator Walter Johnson pitches 1-0, 18 inning game

200742nd Academy of Country Music Awards: Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood & Brad Paisley wins

19882nd American Comedy Award: Robin Williams & Tracey Ullman

1912Ty Cobb rushes a heckler at a NY Highlander game & is suspended

1990"Portrait of Doctor Gachet" by Vincent van Gogh sold for $82.5 million

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Notable Birthdays on May 15th

1975Ray Lewis, Bartow Florida, American football linebacker (Baltimore Ravens)

1978David Krumholtz, NYC, actor (Billy Kulchak-Chicago Sons)

1969Emmitt Smith, running back (Dallas Cowboys, 3-time NFL rushing leader)

1953George Brett, Glen Dale West Virginia, KC Royal 3rd baseman (1980 AL MVP)

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Notable Weddings on May 15th

1965Director Martin Scorsese (22) weds Laraine Brennan in New York

1825Author Wilhelm Grimm (39) weds Henriette Dorothea

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Notable Deaths on May 15th

2003June Carter Cash, American musician and singer dies aged 73

1886Emily Dickinson, US poet, dies at 55

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