Thursday May 02, 2013: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 5/2/2013, UK date format: 2/5/2013

May 2nd, 2013 was the 122nd day of the year 2013 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Taurus. The day of the week was Thursday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Ludovico Incisa di Camerana .

The number one song in US was Just Give Me A Reason by P!nk.

Winter's Tale, directed by Akiva Goldsman, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2013 while Z by Therese Anne Fowler was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Max Steel. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Clumsy Ninja or CSR Classics.

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Books | Videogames

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May 02, 2013 Events

What happened on May 02, 2013?

Historical Events

  • The Chad government announced that it stopped a coup attempt, which "had been in preparation since several months."
  • Insurgency in Iraq (post-U.S. withdrawal:) At least 14 Sons of Iraq members are killed in separate attacks in Fallujah.
  • Two separate attacks in Fallujah resulted in the deaths of at least 14 Sons of Iraq members.
  • Civil war in Syria:: 100 killed in raid on al-Bayda by the Syrian Army.
  • In a raid on al-Bayda Baniyas, up to 100 people are killed by the Syrian Army
  • The U.S. unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in five decades.
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What happened on May 02 in history? Find out the list of May 2nd major events

What was 2013 famous for? Discover everything about 2013


May 02, 2013 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on May 02, 2013?

Other May 2nd famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If May 02, 2013 is your birthday you are 10 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on May 02.

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May 02, 2013 Famous Deaths

Other May 2nd famous deaths

See all famous people who died on May 2nd


May 02, 2013 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Taurus personality

Who should a Taurus marry?

Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini

Personality of May born

Chinese Zodiac

Snake chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Snake

Element: Water

Snake personality

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May 02, 2013 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was May 02, 2013?

The day of the week was Thursday.

May 2nd marks the 121st day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2013.

There are 243 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


May 02, 2013 Holidays and Observances

What is special on May 02, 2013?


  • Indonesia - Indonesia National Education Day
  • Iran - Teacher's Day
  • Slovenia - second day of Labour Day
  • Madrid Region - Day of the Region.
  • Poland - Flag Day, an official holiday to honour the Flag of Poland
  • saint tsar Boris
  • Bahá'f Faith: Last day of the Festival of Ridván


  • World Tuna Day


  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
  • Saints Exuperius and Zoe
  • Saint Boris
  • Saint Athanasius
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Music charts

What was the number one song on May 02, 2013? Which were the top hits on May 02, 2013?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Just Give Me A Reason
  2. - Can't Hold Us
  3. - Thrift Shop
  4. - When I Was Your Man
  5. - Gentleman

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Can't Hold Us
  2. - Thrift Shop
  3. - Suit & Tie
  4. - Started From The Bottom
  5. - Love Me

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Radioactive
  2. - My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)
  3. - Carry On
  4. - Ho Hey
  5. - I Will Wait

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Limbo
  2. - Zumba
  3. - Llevame Contigo
  4. - Te Perdiste Mi Amor
  5. - Te Amo (Para Siempre)

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Winter's Tale

Winter's Tale

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Akiva Goldsman

Starring: Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly

Country: United States of America

Bullet to the Head

Bullet to the Head

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Momoa, Christian Slater, Sung Kang

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2013

Directed by: Brian Helgeland

Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Christopher Meloni

Country: United States of America

Ain't Them Bodies Saints

Ain't Them Bodies Saints

Release year: 2013

Directed by: David Lowery

Starring: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Ben Foster, Keith Carradine, Nate Parker, Rami Malek

Country: United States of America

We Are What We Are

We Are What We Are

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Jim Mickle

Starring: Julia   Garner, Odeya Rush, Kelly McGillis, Michael Parks

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Max Steel

Max Steel

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Stewart Hendler

Monsters vs. Aliens

Monsters vs. Aliens

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Conrad Vernon

The Mimic

The Mimic

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Jung Huh

Inside Combat Rescue

Inside Combat Rescue

Release year: 2013

Country: United States of America

Axe Cop

Axe Cop

Release year: 2013

Country: United States of America


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Z by Therese Anne Fowler



THE INSPIRATION TO THE TELEVISION DAMA Z: THE BEGINNING of EVERYTHINGI wish that I could tell everyone who believes we are ruined to look closer...and see something extraordinary, mystifying and real.

Gulp by Mary Roach



Mary Roach, the irresistible, always-curious and always-best-selling Mary Roach, returns with a new adventure into the invisible realm that we all carry inside.

The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult

The Storyteller


The #1 New York Times bestseller of Small Great Things, My Sister's Keeper and House Rules is back with an amazing and complex novel that shows how stories can live forever.

The Bet by Rachel Van Dyken

The Bet


Get a sneak peak at THE WAGER by Rachel Van Dyken in this special edition! "I have a proposal for you" is the #1 New York Times Bestseller.

Taking Eve by Iris Johansen

Taking Eve


"Filled full of intriguing twists, characters, and an overarching mystery that will keep readers coming back. "--Kirkus Reviews Eve Duncan is a forensic sculptor whose mission it is to bring closure for the families of those whose loved ones have …

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on May 2nd, 2013 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Clumsy Ninja

Clumsy Ninja

Platform: iOS, Android Google Play

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: NaturalMotion Games Ltd

CSR Classics

CSR Classics

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NaturalMotion Games

Crimson Dragon

Crimson Dragon

Platform: Xbox One

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate

Platform: Nintendo 3DS; PlayStation Vita; PlayStation 3; Wii U; Microsoft Windows; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure, beat 'em up, stealth

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Blood of the Werewolf

Blood of the Werewolf

Platform: Windows, PlayStation Network, Xbox Live Arcade

Genre: Platform, action

Publisher: Scientifically Proven


May 02, 2013 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Last Quarter

The moon phase for May 02, 2013 is Last Quarter.

See Moon rising and setting times on May 02, 2013


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $87.98
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $441.78
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $32.63
  • General Electric GE: opens at $22.25
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $200.12

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 97.92 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0106 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.935 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.1558 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 127.9 JPY

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