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 David Beckham (1975), Dwayne Johnson (1972) and Lorie (singer) (1982). Several movies were released around May 2 over the years, such as Breaker Morant in 1980 directed by Bruce Beresford and Fox and His Friends in 1975 directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder.
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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Breaker Morant

Breaker Morant

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Edward Woodward, Jack Thompson, John Waters, Bryan Brown

Fox and His Friends

Fox and His Friends

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Starring: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Peter Chatel, Karlheinz Böhm, Adrian Hoven

Kiss Me Deadly

Kiss Me Deadly

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Ralph Meeker, Albert Dekker, Paul Stewart, Juano Hernandez

Country: United States of America

Match Point

Match Point

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Emily Mortimer, Matthew Goode

Country: United States of America

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Shane Black

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan, Corbin Bernsen

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 2?


  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
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  • 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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Which were the most popular books released around May 2 over the years?
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The Glass Lake by Maeve Binchy

The Glass Lake

Year: 1995


Night after night the beautiful woman walked beside the serene waters of Lough Glass. Until the day she disappeared, leaving only a boat drifting upside down on the unfathomable lake that

The Greengage Summer by Rumer Godden

The Greengage Summer

Year: 1958


The faded elegance of Les Oeillets, with its bullet-scarred staircase and serene garden bounded by high walls; Eliot, the charming Englishman who became the children's guardian while their mother lay ill

The Parasites by Daphne du Maurier

The Parasites

Year: 1950


"Wickedly readable... Daphne du Maurier has instinct, with the result that every woman instinctively wants to read her." -New York Times Book ReviewMaria, Niall and Celia have grown up in the

The Wild Trees by Richard Preston

The Wild Trees

Year: 2007


Hidden away in foggy, uncharted rain forest valleys in Northern California are the largest and tallest organisms the world has ever sustained–the coast redwood trees, Sequoia sempervirens.

The Patient by Michael Palmer

The Patient

Year: 2000


Neurosurgeon Jessie Copeland works at the very frontier of neurosurgery, developing technology that could revolutionize the treatment of brain tumors. But her work brings her to the attention of an infinitely

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