5 May
80th anniversary of the Spanish singer Raphael.
7 May
100th anniversary of the American actress Anne Baxter.
11 May
200 years of the Belgian painter Alfred Stevens.
23 May
90th anniversary of British actress Joan Collins..
24 May
Death of singer Tina Turner.
26 May
100 years of the first edition of the race 24 Hours of Le Mans.
28 May
Death of the Spanish writer, poet and playwright Antonio Gala..
31 May
100 years since the birth of Rainier III, sovereign prince of Monaco..