May 2

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on May 2. From 1900 until now. May 2 is under the sign of Taurus. Famous birthdays on this day include King Faisal (1935), David Beckham (1975) and Dwayne Johnson (1972). Several movies were released around May 2 over the years, such as M in 1931 directed by Fritz Lang and Johnny Got His Gun in 1971 directed by Dalton Trumbo.
But much more happened on May 2 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around May 2 over the years?
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M

M

Release year: 1931

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Peter Lorre, Ellen Widmann, Inge Landgut, Otto Wernicke

Country: United States of America

Johnny Got His Gun

Johnny Got His Gun

Release year: 1971

Directed by: Dalton Trumbo

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Kathy Fields, Marsha Hunt, Jason Robards

Country: United States of America

Hunger

Hunger

Release year: 1966

Directed by: Henning Carlsen

Starring: Per Oscarsson, Gunnel Lindblom, Birgitte Federspiel, Knud Rex

Down by Law

Down by Law

Release year: 1986

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Tom Waits, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi

Country: United States of America

Barton Fink

Barton Fink

Release year: 1991

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Starring: John Turturro, John Goodman, Judy Davis, Michael Lerner

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 2?


Holidays

  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
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Events

  • 2019 2019 North Indian Ocean cyclone season: Evacuation of approximately 800,000 people is underway as Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm Fani heads toward the Indian state of Odisha (formerly Orissa) and is expected to make landfall Friday with wind speeds in excess of 200 km/h (127 mph). (BBC)
  • 2018 Basque conflict: Basque separatist group ETA (Euskadi Ta Askatasuna), which waged an insurgency against Spain between 1959 and 2011, announces its complete dissolution. (The Guardian)
  • 2017 Syrian Civil War: According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, at least 38 people are killed, including civilians and Syrian Democratic Forces fighters, after ISIL militants attack a camp for displaced Syrian and Iraqi refugees near Al-Shaddadah, Al-Hasakah Governorate. (BBC)
  • 2016 Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017): Three bombings in and around Baghdad kill at least 14, including Shiite pilgrims, and injure more than 30. (Reuters via Trust) (Washington Post) (Reuters)
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Music charts

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Books

Which were the most popular books released around May 2 over the years?
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The Big Miss by Hank Haney

The Big Miss

Year: 2012

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Hank Haney's candid, surprisingly insightful account of his tumultuous six-year journey with Tiger Woods, during which the supremely gifted golfer collected six major championships and rewrote golf history.

Moonwalk by Michael Jackson

Moonwalk

Year: 1988

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The #1 New York Times bestseller! Michael Jackson’s one and only autobiography – his life, in his words. With original Foreword by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, a new Introduction by Motown founder

Evergreen by Belva Plain

Evergreen

Year: 1979

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The towering modern classic of passion and ambition that forever changed the way we see the courageous immigrants who came to America's shores -- the story of Anna Friedman transfixes us with the turbulent emotions

The Night Of The Generals by Hans Kirst

The Night Of The Generals

Year: 1964

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The famous novel about three Nazi generals and a brutal wartime sex crime--and the inspiration for the 1967 film. When a Polish prostitute is murdered in 1942, the suspects come down

From The Terrace by John O'Hara

From The Terrace

Year: 1959

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Chronicles the events of Alfred Eaton's life against his successful career in MacHardie and Company and the Department of the Navy

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