Friday May 03, 2019: on this day

About May 3rd, 2019, in brief:

  • Historical events: Sinclair Broadcast Group purchases Fox Sports Networks (FSN), from The Walt Disney Company, for $10.6 billion. The U.S. Justice Department ordered Disney to sell FSN in connection with its purchase of 21st Century Fox. This was due to antitrust concerns regarding its ownership of ESPN Inc.
  • Day of the week: May 3rd, 2019 was a Friday
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus (in western zodiac), Pig (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Danila Kozlovsky, Christina Hendricks
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • Popular movie: Spider-Man: Far From Home directed by Jon Watts

More about May 3rd, 2019? See below for more news and curiosities on May 3rd, 2019.


What day of the week was May 03, 2019?

May 03, 2019 was a Friday and it was the 123rd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 03, 2019 can also be written as 5/3/2019 in the US and as 3/5/2019 in UK and Europe.


May 03, 2019: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on May 03, 2019:

  • Sinclair broadcast group purchases fox sports networks (fsn), from the walt disney company, for $10.6 billion. the u.s. justice department ordered disney to sell fsn in connection with its purchase of 21st century fox. this was due to antitrust concerns regarding its ownership of espn inc.
  • According to documents filed before a united states bankruptcy court, pacific gas & electric was not able reach a settlement agreement with its creditors regarding billions of dollars it owes pursuant to power purchase contracts. pg&e would prefer that the matter be settled by the bankruptcy court, rather than the federal energy regulatory commission.
  • Mississippi river floods: alton in illinois builds a barrier wall to keep the mississippi river from rising to levels never seen since 1993 floods. (chicago tribune). the mississippi river rises to the highest level since 1993 floods in iowa and illinois at the quad cities. (chicago tribune). flooding from michigan to south damages homes and sends mississippi river to a record 157-year high at davenport in iowa.
  • Alton, illinois builds a barrier wall when the mississippi river rises above levels seen since 1993 floods.
  • The mississippi river rises to its highest point since 1993 floods in the quad cities, illinois and iowa.
  • Flooding from michigan to south damages homes and sends mississippi river to a record 157-year high at davenport, iowa.
  • Miami air flight 293: the boeing 737 that arrived at naval air station jacksonville, florida, slides off the runway and into the st. johns river. all aboard survived.
  • Donald trump's tax returns: the california senate passed a bill to keep donald trump from the 2020 presidential primaries, until he releases his taxes returns.
  • 2019 nba playoffs: the portland trail blazers beat the denver nuggets 140 to 137 in quadruple overtime, making it the first game of quadruple playoffs ever since 1953.

May 03, 2019: What were the magazines covers that day?

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May 03, 2019: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 3rd 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 03, 2019: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 03, 2019 is Pig and the associated element is Earth.

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May 03, 2019: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on May 03, 2019 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 03, 2019 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 03, 2019 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 0% full, rising at 05:33 am and setting at 07:41 pm.

The previous full moon was on Apr 19, 2019 while the next full moon would come on May 18, 2019.

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Who was born on May 03, 2019?

Whose famous birthday is on May 3rd?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 3rd:

  • Danila Kozlovsky
    Danila Kozlovsky

    Danila Kozlovsky is a renowned Russian actor, director, and producer known for his roles in films such as 'Vampire Academy' and 'Viking'.

  • Christina Hendricks
    Christina Hendricks

    Christina hendricks is an american actress best known for her role as joan holloway in the tv series mad men.

  • Bobby Cannavale
    Bobby Cannavale

    Bobby cannavale is a well-known american actor who has appeared in numerous films and television shows, including 'boardwalk empire' and...

  • Bing Crosby
    Bing Crosby

    American singer, who was known for his smooth baritone and world-famous crooning.

  • Jaycee Dugard
    Jaycee Dugard

    American kidnapping victim.

  • Mary Astor
    Mary Astor

    American actress, first on-screen in 1920.

  • Ben Elton
    Ben Elton

    British left-wing comedian, writer and novelist.

  • Christopher Cross
    Christopher Cross

    Grammy-winning musician known for hits like 'Sailing' and 'Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do).

  • Mary Hopkin
    Mary Hopkin

    Welsh singer-songwriter.

  • Walter Slezak
    Walter Slezak

    Austrian-american actor, who won the tony award and n.y.

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How old is someone born on May 03, 2019?

Someone born on May 03, 2019 is:

5 years 1 month old,

or 61 months and 16 days old,

or 267 weeks and 5 days old,

or 1874 days old,

Use our How old am I? Calculator to know the age of a person today or use the Age Calculator to determine the interval between two dates.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 03, 2019?

There are 318 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday May 3rd 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 03, 2019?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on May 03, 2019.

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May 03, 2019: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on May 03, 2019:

  • Gorō Shimura
  • George Hallaq

What famous deaths happened on May 3rd?

Famous deaths on May 3rd:

  • Jackie Cooper
    Jackie Cooper

    American actor who appeared on screen at age three as a charming top-child actor.

  • Robert Alda
    Robert Alda

    American actor dan lewis - supertrain, born 1914, dies at 72.

  • Diana Wynyard
    Diana Wynyard

    English actress (d. 1964).

  • Bruce Cabot
    Bruce Cabot

    Carlsbad (new mexico) -- actor (diamonds are forever king kong).

  • Jack Weston
    Jack Weston

    American actor.

  • Dalida

    Renowned French singer with international success.

  • Fatih Sultan Mehmed

    Conqueror of Constantinople and a significant figure in Ottoman history.

  • Samauri Yamamoto

    Renowned for his exceptional swordsmanship and teachings.

  • Bryne Cooper

    Renowned actor known for his roles in classic films.

  • Chlora Bryant

    Acclaimed jazz singer who gained popularity in the mid-20th century.

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May 03, 2019: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on May 03, 2019:

  • Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
  • Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
  • Feast of the Finding of the Holy Cross, aka the Invention of the True Cross.
  • Discoflux (Discordianism).
  • Constitution Day in Poland and Japan.
  • World Press Freedom Day.

Saints celebrated on May 03, 2019:

  • Saint Apostle James the Lesser
  • Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
  • Saints Eventius and Alexander, Saint Theodulus (martyrs of 119)
  • Saint Ansfrid (c. 1008)
  • Saint Alexander I
  • Saint Apostle Philip
  • Saint Juvenalis (d. 376)

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May 03, 2019: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 03, 2019 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

The Code

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Mimi Leder

What We Do in the Shadows

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Jemaine Clement

Fake News

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Michael Linn

The Enemy Within

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Jonathan Darby

Lessons in Love

Release year: 2019


Who was the US President on May 03, 2019?

On May 03, 2019 the US President was Donald John Trump (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 03, 2019?

On May 03, 2019 the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 03, 2019?

On May 03, 2019 the Pope was Francis.


Back in 2019


What is special about May 3rd?

May 3rd refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 3rd 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 3rd, such as:

  • 2019 - Sinclair broadcast group purchases fox sports networks (fsn), from the walt disney company, for $10.6 billion. the u.s. justice department ordered disney to sell fsn in connection with its purchase of 21st century fox. this was due to antitrust concerns regarding its ownership of espn inc.
  • 2018 - Israel defence forces (idf), while trying to breach the security fence surrounding the northern gaza strip, arrested a palestinian man. he sustained injuries and was shot during his arrest.
  • 2017 - Afghanistan war (2001-present). eight civilians are killed and 28 others are injured in a suicide bombing attack on a nato convoy.

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What happened in 2019?

2019 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • War in Afghanistan: 27 Afghan National Security Forces members are killed by the Taliban in coordinated attacks in northern Afghanistan. They refused to negotiate peace with the government.
  • After refusing to negotiate peace with the government, 27 Taliban members were killed by the Afghan National Security Forces.
  • War in North-West Pakistan: Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan gunmen attacked a security base located in the Loralai region of Pakistan. The attack resulted in the deaths four security guards as well as four terrorists, one of whom was a suicide bomber. The attack also left two guards with injuries.

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What was the calendar for May 2019?

May 2019 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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