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What day of the week was May 02, 2016?


May 02, 2016 was a Monday and it was the 123rd day of the year 2016 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 02, 2016 can also be written as 5/2/2016 in the US and as 2/5/2016 in UK and Europe.

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May 02, 2016: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on May 02, 2016:

  • Iraqi civil war (2014-2017: at least 14 people, including shiite pilgrims were killed in three bombings in baghdad. more than 30 others were injured.
  • Three bombings in baghdad and surrounding areas kill at least 14 people, including shiite pilgrims. more than 30 are injured.
  • War in somalia, war on terror. the first seventy british military personnel arrived in somalia to combat the threat from islamist militants. the rest of the troops will join the united nations peacekeepers, amisom soldiers and al-shabaab fighters later in the year. this is part of an increased effort by the united kingdom in tackling terrorism.
  • To combat the threat of islamist militants, the first seventy british military personnel arrived in somalia. the rest of the troops will join the united nations peacekeepers, amisom soldiers and al-shabaab fighters later in the year. this is part of an increased effort by the united kingdom in tackling terrorism.
  • After inmates rebelled, the syrian army troops surrounded hama's central prison and seized several guards. according to the syrian observatory for human rights, inmates protested against plans to transfer prisoners from hama prison to sednaya prison near damascus.
  • American-led intervention to syria, military intervention against isil. according to turkish authorities, artillery shelling, drone attacks and u.s. coalition strikes islamic state positions in syria. according turkish authorities, 63 militants were killed and multiple rocket launcher/gun positions destroyed.
  • According to turkish authorities, artillery shelling and drone strikes by the u.s. coalition strike islamic state positions within syria. according to turkish authorities, 63 militants were killed and multiple rocket launcher/gun positions destroyed.
  • Uncertainty surrounding the forthcoming elections causes the largest drop in stock prices in the philippines since february.
  • Craig steven wright, an australian tech entrepreneur claims to be satoshi nakamoto who is the creator of bitcoin currency. around 15.5 million bitcoins are currently in circulation. but, doubts have been raised about the authenticity of his claim.
  • Puerto rico's government-debt crisis: puerto rico defaults upon a $422 million debt payment. alejandro garcia padilla, the governor of puerto rico, calls this a "humanitarian emergency". this is the third consecutive time puerto rico has fallen behind on its bond payments.
  • After being buried by an avalanche in 1999, the bodies of alex lowe and david bridges were found on shishapangma in himalayan.
  • Relations between moldova and the united states: around 200 u.s. troops arrive from romania to conduct military exercises with the moldovan army. these will last until may 20.
  • Around 200 u.s. troops will arrive from romania to conduct military exercises with the moldovan army. these exercises will last until may 20.
  • Russia-united states relations. united states chief of navy operations admiral john m. richardson claims that russian jets were seen in the baltics buzzing an american military ship and planes, escalating tensions between the two countries. richardson said that he does not believe the russians want to provoke an incident, but these actions increase risk of a "tactical mistake calculation".
  • European migration crisis, eu-turkey relations. on wednesday, the european union proposes to relax visa requirements for turks in return for reducing the flow of migrants and refugees into europe.
  • As a reward for reducing the flow of migrants and refugees into europe, the european union will offer visa exemptions for turks on wednesday.
  • Papua conflict: today, hundreds of protesters were arrested by police in west papua (in indonesia) as part of planned demonstrations marking the anniversary of indonesia's incorporation.
  • As planned protests to commemorate the anniversary of indonesia's incorporation, police in papua (west papua) arrested scores of protesters.
  • Four honduran police officers have arrested four suspects in the march 3 home invasion murder of berta caceres, a goldman environmental prize-winning environmentalist. one suspect was an active-duty army officer, while the other two worked for desarrollos energeticos sa. caceres opposed the hydroelectric project since 2006. they are also facing charges for the attempted murder of gustavo castro soto (a mexican environmental activist), who was also injured in the attack.
  • An arbitration court of the united nations rules that india must allow an italian marine facing murder charges in relation to two fishermen during an antipiracy mission in 2012. the decision is pending the permanent court of arbitration. the suspect will continue to be under the jurisdiction of the supreme court of india. his co-defendant, however, returned to italy in 2014 due to health issues.
  • Philippine presidential election 2016, 2016: the catholic church in the philippines urges filipino voters to reject rodrigo duterte.
  • The catholic church in the philippines calls on voters to reject rodrigo duterte.
  • One week after an iranian asylum seeker, a somalian asylum seeker set herself on fire in nauru to protest being held on nauru's island.
  • Venezuela's president nicolas maduro has ordered clocks to advance by half an hour from utc-04.30 to utc-04.00 to conserve electricity. venezuela is facing increasing electricity shortages. venezuelans will lose half an hour of sleep, even though they have gained half an hour of sunlight.
  • Spanish general election 2016, 2016: after last year's election, spanish politicians failed to meet the deadline to form a government. felipe vi of spain must disband the parliament and hold a new election on june 26.
  • Exoplanet discoveries: scientists report in nature that they have discovered three potential habitable exoplanets with earth-like features orbiting trappist-1 (a cool dwarf star located 40 light-years from aquarius).
  • 2015-16 premier league: after a 2-2 draw between chelsea f.c. tottenham hotspur f.c. stamford bridge, leicester city f.c. for the first time in their history, they have been confirmed as the premier league champions. at the start of the season, leicester city was ranked 5000-1 as an outsider. (sky sports),
  • 2016 world snooker championship: mark selby wins 2016 world snooker championship
  • Mark selby wins 2016 world snooker championship.

May 02, 2016: What were the magazines covers that day?

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May 02, 2016: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on May 02, 2016:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $88.24
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $93.97
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $50.00
  • General Electric GE: opens at $30.64
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $146.56

Exchange Rates on May 02, 2016:

  • 1 USD = 0.8673 EUR
  • 1 USD = 106.416 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.6818 GBP
  • 1 USD = 1.3038 AUD
  • 1 USD = 1.2526 CAD

May 02, 2016: What were the main match results that day?

Serie A - Italian Football

  • Genoa - Roma : 2 - 3
  • Napoli - Atalanta : 2 - 1

Bundesliga 1 - Football (Germany)

  • Werder Bremen - Stuttgart : 6 - 2

Bundesliga 2 - Football (Germany)

  • Karlsruhe - Sandhausen : 3 - 0

La Liga Primera Division - Football (Spain)

  • Malaga - Levante : 3 - 1

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May 02, 2016: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 2nd is Taurus.

Taurus is the 2nd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between April 20th and May 20th belong to the Taurus sign: discover Taurus personality and 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.

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May 02, 2016: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 02, 2016 is Monkey and the associated element is Fire.

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May 02, 2016: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on May 02, 2016 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 02, 2016 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on May 02, 2016 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 12% full, rising at 03:21 am and setting at 04:14 pm.

The previous full moon was on Apr 22, 2016 while the next full moon would come on May 21, 2016.

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Who was born on May 02, 2016?


Whose famous birthday is on May 2nd?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 2nd:

  • Lesley Gore
    Lesley Gore

    Lesley gore was an american pop singer known for her hit song 'it's my party' and for being a prominent figure in the 1960s music scene.

  • David Suchet
    David Suchet

    David suchet is an english actor and producer best known for his portrayal of agatha christie's detective hercule poirot in the long-running...

  • Dwayne Johnson
    Dwayne Johnson

    Canadian actor, producer and professional wrestler from american/canadian.

  • Christine Baranski
    Christine Baranski

    Christine baranski is a renowned american actress known for her roles in movies and television, including her portrayal of diane lockhart in...

  • Serge Reggiani
    Serge Reggiani

    Italian/french singer and actor.

  • Satyajit Ray
    Satyajit Ray

    Indian filmmaker, widely regarded as one the greatest auteurs in world cinema.

  • Mitzi Kapture
    Mitzi Kapture

    Mitzi Kapture is an actress best known for her role in the TV series 'Silk Stalkings'.

  • Kay Panabaker
    Kay Panabaker

    American actress.

  • Brian Aherne
    Brian Aherne

    British-american actor who made his acting debut in 1923.

  • Brian Tochi
    Brian Tochi

    American actor, who has been a guest-star and starring role on many television series throughout his career.

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How old is someone born on May 02, 2016?


Someone born on May 02, 2016 is:

8 years 1 month old,

or 97 months and 11 days old,

or 423 weeks and 3 days old,

or 2964 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 02, 2016?

There are 323 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Friday May 2nd 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 02, 2016?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on May 02, 2016.

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May 02, 2016: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on May 02, 2016:

  • Bennie Molsa

    Finnish physicist who made significant contributions to the field of condensed matter physics.

  • Afeni Shakur

    American music businesswoman, activist, and black panther (b. 1947).

  • Jacky Lee
  • Ugo Guarino
  • Al Ferrari
  • Nelie Smith

What famous deaths happened on May 2nd?

Famous deaths on May 2nd:

  • Maidie Norman
    Maidie Norman

    Maidie norman was an american actress known for her roles in films such as 'what ever happened to baby jane?' and 'the long, hot summer'.

  • Oliver Reed
    Oliver Reed

    British actor.

  • Lynn Redgrave
    Lynn Redgrave

    British-american actress, rachel kempson, is the daughter of sir michael redgrave, an actor from bristol, and rachel kempson, actress from...

  • Caryl Chessman
    Caryl Chessman

    American homicide.

  • Michael Hordern
    Michael Hordern

    Hertfordshire (england) -- actor (friar doingo-shogun).

  • Gene Raymond
    Gene Raymond

    Nyc, new york -- actor.

  • Efrem Zimbalist
    Efrem Zimbalist

    Jr.

  • Vincenta Da Vinci

    Renowned Italian artist known for iconic works like the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper.

  • Leonardo da Vinci

    A renowned Renaissance polymath, known for his masterpieces such as the 'Mona Lisa' and 'The Last Supper', as well as his groundbreaking...

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May 02, 2016: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on May 02, 2016:

  • 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
  • Bahá'f Faith: Last day of the Festival of Ridván

Observances on May 02, 2016:

  • World Tuna Day

Saints celebrated on May 02, 2016:

  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
  • Saints Exuperius and Zoe
  • Saint Boris
  • Saint Athanasius
  • saint tsar Boris
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May 02, 2016: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 02, 2016 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week May 2nd and May 8th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


May 02, 2016: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 02, 2016 was Panda by Desiigner, according to the music chart for the week May 2nd and May 8th.

May 02, 2016: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on May 02, 2016 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 2nd and May 8th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Panda
  2. - 7 Years
  3. - One Dance
  4. - Work
  5. - I Took A Pill In Ibiza

May 02, 2016: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on May 02, 2016 was Panda by Desiigner, according to the R&B music chart for the week May 2nd and May 8th.

May 02, 2016: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on May 02, 2016 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week May 2nd and May 8th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Panda
  2. - One Dance
  3. - Work
  4. - Me, Myself & I
  5. - Purple Rain

May 02, 2016: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on May 02, 2016 was Hasta El Amanecer by Nicky Jam, according to the Latin music chart for the week May 2nd and May 8th.

May 02, 2016: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on May 02, 2016 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week May 2nd and May 8th. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - Hasta El Amanecer
  2. - Duele El Corazon
  3. - Ginza
  4. - Solo Con Verte
  5. - Obsesionado

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May 02, 2016: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 02, 2016 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Wolf Creek

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Greg McLean

Raising the Bar

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Clay Glen

Containment

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Neil Mcenery-West

Foursome

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Claude d'Anna

Zak Storm

Zak Storm

Release year: 2016

Country: United States of America

May 02, 2016: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on May 02, 2016 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Rainbow Comes and Goes by Anderson Cooper, Gloria Vanderbilt

The Rainbow Comes and Goes

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#1 New York Times Bestseller. A touching and intimate letter between Anderson Cooper's mother, Gloria Vanderbilt. It offers timeless wisdom and a glimpse into their lives. Anderson Cooper considers himself to be close to his mother but his busy job …

The Last Mile by David Baldacci

The Last Mile

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David Baldacci's #1 New York Times Bestseller Memory Man introduced Amos Decker, the remarkable detective who can forget everything. Decker is back in a new thrilling thriller.

Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

By:

Dr. Seuss's brilliantly wise Oh, The Places You'll go! This is the perfect way to send off grads from high school, college and nursery school. Dr.

Best of My Love by Susan Mallery

Best of My Love

By:

"Susan Mallery is a favorite 1 New York Times bestseller author Debbie Macomber. Don't miss this final book in the Fool's Gold series. Shelby Gilmore, a baker, sets out to find a friend--a man friend--to help her overcome her past.

The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

The Nest

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This debut novel is warm, funny, and very perceptive about four adult siblings. It focuses on their shared inheritance and how it has shaped their lives.

May 02, 2016: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on May 02, 2016 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Lego Marvel's Avengers

Lego Marvel's Avengers

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; OS X; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment; Feral Interactive (OS X)

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Fighting, role-playing

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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Who was the US President on May 02, 2016?

On May 02, 2016 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 02, 2016?

On May 02, 2016 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 02, 2016?

On May 02, 2016 the Pope was Francis.

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Back in 2016

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What is special about May 2nd?

May 2nd refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 2nd day of the month of May. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on May 2nd, such as:

  • 2019 - 2019 north indian ocean cyclone season: evacuation of around 800,000 people is in progress as extremely serious cyclonic storm fani moves toward odisha (formerly orissa). it is expected to landfall friday with winds of more than 200 km/h (127mph).
  • 2018 - Basque conflict: the basque separatist group eta, which waged an insurgency versus spain between 1959-2011, announces its total dissolution.
  • 2017 - Syrian civil war: according the syrian observatory for human rights (syrian observatory for human rights), at least 38 people were killed in the attack by isil militants on a camp for displaced syrians and iraqi refugees located near al-shaddadah governorate, al-hasakah governorate.

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What happened in 2016?

2016 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A shooting occurs at a Tel Aviv pub, Israel. It leaves two people dead and eight others injured. The gunman was able to escape and perhaps killed his accomplice, an Arab taxi driver. His body was discovered nearby. The shooter was identified by the police as Nisa'at Melkham, a 30-year-old muslim from Ar'ara. He was also searched his house.
  • Two people are killed and eight others injured in a shooting at a Tel Aviv pub. The gunman was able to escape and perhaps killed his accomplice, an Arab taxi driver. His body was discovered nearby. The shooter was identified by the police as Nisa'at Melkham, a 30-year-old muslim from Ar'ara. He was also searched his house.
  • A 28-foot tall new statue of Jesus, called "Jesus de Greatest", was unveiled at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Abajah village in Nigeria's Imo state. It is the largest known African Jesus statue.

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What was the calendar for May 2016?

May 2016 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with May being the 5th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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