Wednesday May 04, 2016: on this day

About May 4th, 2016, in brief:

  • Historical events: Conflict in Moro: Abu Sayyaf militants threaten to behead a Canadian hostage and a Filipina hostage as well as a Norwegian hostage.
  • Day of the week: May 4th, 2016 was a Wednesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus (in western zodiac), Monkey (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Audrey Hepburn, Rob Brydon
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • #1 US song: Panda by Desiigner
  • Popular movie: Money Monster directed by Jodie Foster

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What day of the week was May 04, 2016?


May 04, 2016 was a Wednesday and it was the 125th day of the year 2016 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 04, 2016 can also be written as 5/4/2016 in the US and as 4/5/2016 in UK and Europe.

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May 04, 2016: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on May 04, 2016:

  • Conflict in moro: abu sayyaf militants threaten to behead a canadian hostage and a filipina hostage as well as a norwegian hostage.
  • Abu sayyaf militants threaten to behead a canadian hostage and a filipina hostage.
  • Syrian civil war: dozens have been killed in fighting between opposition forces and the government of syria in the western aleppo governorate.
  • Hundreds of people were killed in fighting between the opposition and government forces in western aleppo governorate.
  • Conflict between kurdish and turkish (2015-present). one soldier is killed when kurdistan workers party (pkk), militants, attacks a turkish military facility in turkey with a car bomb. turkey's army kills more than 20 pkk targets through air strikes.
  • One soldier is killed in a car bomb attack by the kurdistan workers party (pkk), killing one. turkey's army also kills more than 20 pkk targets with air strikes.
  • Allied democratic forces insurgency: at least 16 civilians were killed by assailants of the allied democratic forces (adf), who were armed with machetes.
  • Armed with machetes, assailants of the allied democratic forces hacked at 16 civilians in the eastern democratic republic of the congo.
  • Israeli-palestinian conflict: hamas claims it has made a cease-fire with israel's military after hostilities at the gaza-israel border. there were no casualties.
  • Following hostilities at the gaza-israel border, hamas claims it has reached an agreement with israel to end hostilities. there were no casualties.
  • Philippine presidential election 2016, 2016: the philippine stock exchange continues to plummet for the fifth consecutive day because of fears over rodrigo duterte's presidency. he is still leading in opinion polls. (the philippine star).
  • Fears about rodrigo duterte's presidency continue to cause the philippine stock market to plummet for the fifth consecutive day. he is still leading in opinion polls. (the philippine star).
  • After only two months of its launch, trinity mirror, a british publisher, has announced that the new day will be closing after sales dropped to around 30,000 copies per daily. the final edition of the new day will be published on may 6.
  • A bus that was travelling from india's jharkhand to raipur, the capital of chhattisgarh, collided with a bridge and killed at least 13 people.
  • European migrant crisis, eu relations with turkey: the european union proposes that turkish citizens can travel freely within europe's schengen area without a visa. it invites eu legislators and member states to support the proposal by june 30. in exchange for its efforts to prevent asylum seekers from reaching europe, the eu claims that turkey has fulfilled all but five of 72 criteria. the european parliament must also approve this visa deal.
  • North carolina public facilities privacy & security act. the u.s. justice department informs north carolina governor pat mccrory about the new state law that restricts transgender persons' access to the bathroom. it asks for a response by may 9, asking whether the state will correct the "violations of title vii." the response of the governor does not specify what the state will do.
  • According to the nepalese maoist party, they will withhold support from prime minister khadgaprasad sharma oli in order to form a new government.
  • 2016 united states presidential election: ohio governor john kasich suspends the campaign. he was the republican party's last challenger to donald trump in the gop presidential nomination race.
  • Ibm makes it possible for the public to use a quantum computer with five qubits that its researchers created in yorktown heights, new york.
  • 2015-16 uefa champions league - real madrid defeated manchester city 1-0 in order to set up a uefa champions league final against atletico madrid, city rivals on may 28th, in milan. it will be a replay of the 2014 uefa champions league final.

May 04, 2016: What were the magazines covers that day?

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May 04, 2016: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on May 04, 2016:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $88.30
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $95.20
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $49.84
  • General Electric GE: opens at $30.40
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $143.36

Exchange Rates on May 04, 2016:

  • 1 USD = 0.8699 EUR
  • 1 USD = 106.963 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.6898 GBP
  • 1 USD = 1.3396 AUD
  • 1 USD = 1.2862 CAD

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May 04, 2016: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 4th 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 04, 2016: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 04, 2016 is Monkey and the associated element is Fire.

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May 04, 2016: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on May 04, 2016 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 04, 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 04, 2016 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 1% full, rising at 04:35 am and setting at 06:40 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 04, 2016?


Whose famous birthday is on May 4th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 4th:

  • Audrey Hepburn
    Audrey Hepburn

    Belgian actress, humanitarian and dancer who started as a ballet student.

  • Rob Brydon
    Rob Brydon

    Rob brydon is a welsh actor and comedian known for his work in television and film, including his role in the sitcom gavin & stacey.

  • Hosni Mubarak
    Hosni Mubarak

    Egyptian leader, president and military commander.

  • Lance Bass
    Lance Bass

    American pop singer, dancer and actor.

  • Randy Travis
    Randy Travis

    American country-western singer, who has received every award in his industry.

  • Jackie Jackson
    Jackie Jackson

    American musician and singer (the jackson 5).

  • Paul Gleason
    Paul Gleason

    American actor (b. 1939).

  • Richard Jenkins
    Richard Jenkins

    American actor.

  • Eric Sykes
    Eric Sykes

    English actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1923).

  • Alexander Gould
    Alexander Gould

    American actor.

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How old is someone born on May 04, 2016?


Someone born on May 04, 2016 is:

8 years 1 month old,

or 97 months and 9 days old,

or 423 weeks and 1 day old,

or 2962 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 04, 2016?

There are 325 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday May 4th 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 04, 2016?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on May 04, 2016.

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May 04, 2016: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on May 04, 2016:

  • Jean-Baptiste Bagaza

    Burundian politician (b. 1946).

  • Adlan Varaev
  • Olli Arppe
  • Giuseppe Faraca
  • Bob Bennett
  • Rita Renoir
  • Alina Moradei
  • Alberto Piferi
  • Ángel de Andrés López

What famous deaths happened on May 4th?

Famous deaths on May 4th:

  • Dom DeLuise
    Dom DeLuise

    Dom deluise was an american actor and comedian known for his roles in comedy films and television shows, often collaborating with mel brooks...

  • Diana Dors
    Diana Dors

    British actress, with a large breast and who was often a good-time girl.

  • Moe Howard
    Moe Howard

    American actor, singer, and screenwriter (b. 1897).

  • Cathryn Damon
    Cathryn Damon

    American actress mary campbell - soap, who was born in 1930, dies at 56.

  • Anita Stewart
    Anita Stewart

    American actress and producer (d. 1961).

  • Jozeph Tito

    Yugoslav revolutionary and statesman, serving as the leader of Yugoslavia from 1945 until his death.

  • Eddith Nesbit

    Known for her children's literature, including 'The Railway Children'.

  • Carless Brooks

    Renowned poet known for his lyrical works.

  • Josip Broz Tito

    Former President of Yugoslavia.

  • Kano Jigoro

    Founder of the martial art of judo and the first president of the Kodokan Judo Institute.

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May 04, 2016: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on May 04, 2016:

  • Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
  • Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
  • International Firefighters' Day.
  • People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
  • Blessed Catherine of Park
  • The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.

Saints celebrated on May 04, 2016:

  • Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
  • Saint Judas Cyriacus
  • Saint Florian
  • Saint Godehard
  • Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
  • Saint Ethelred
  • Saint Silvianus
  • Saint Titianus
  • Saint Willerik
  • Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
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May 04, 2016: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 04, 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 04, 2016: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 04, 2016 was Panda by Desiigner, according to the music chart for the week May 2nd and May 8th.

May 04, 2016: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on May 04, 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 04, 2016: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on May 04, 2016 was Panda by Desiigner, according to the R&B music chart for the week May 2nd and May 8th.

May 04, 2016: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on May 04, 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 04, 2016: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on May 04, 2016 was Hasta El Amanecer by Nicky Jam, according to the Latin music chart for the week May 2nd and May 8th.

May 04, 2016: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on May 04, 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 04, 2016: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 04, 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 04, 2016: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on May 04, 2016 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Hide Away by Iris Johansen

Hide Away

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DARK SECRETS Eve Duncan, a forensic sculptor, is found in a secure hospital room in Carmel. Joe Quinn and she have sworn to protect Cara Delaney (an innocent young girl), whose enemies are growing closer every hour.

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

Me Before You

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Jojo's new novel, Still Me, featuring Louisa Clark, Me Before You and After You is coming soon! They shared nothing until they fell in love.

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

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

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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.

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

The Girl on the Train

By:

#1 New York Times Bestseller USA Today Book of the Year is now a major motion movie starring Emily Blunt. Paula Hawkins' new novel Into the Water is coming May 2017. The

The Last Mile by David Baldacci

The Last Mile

By:

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.

May 04, 2016: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on May 04, 2016 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Lego Worlds

Lego Worlds

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sandbox

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade

Platform: Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Massively multiplayer online third-person shooter

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

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

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Who was the US President on May 04, 2016?

On May 04, 2016 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 04, 2016?

On May 04, 2016 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 04, 2016?

On May 04, 2016 the Pope was Francis.

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Back in 2016

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What is special about May 4th?

May 4th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 4th 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 4th, such as:

  • 2019 - At least nine people are killed in an attack on the forces loyal to field marshal khalifa haitar in sabha (libya), by the islamic state of iraq and the levant. isil claims responsibility.
  • 2018 - (el pais) basque conflict: eta's final act of dissolution takes place in cambo-les-bains france. in the presence of jonathan powell, gerry adams and brian currin, eta is represented by politicians like brian currin, brian currin, cuauhtemoc carenas, brian currin, and brian currin. (el pais). mariano rajoy, the spanish prime minister, reminds a crowd about the 853 victims and reaffirms his resolve to end the 60-year-old eta violence.
  • 2017 - 2017 venezuelan protests - a student is shot to death in el tigre during gunfire. this brings the total number of deaths in protests against nicolas maduro to 37.

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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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