May 5

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on May 5. From 1900 until now. May 5 is under the sign of Taurus. Famous birthdays on this day include Chris Brown (1989), Adele (singer) (1988) and Henry Cavill (1983). Several movies were released around May 5 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 5 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around May 5 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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 5?


Holidays

  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
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Events

  • 2019 Gaza–Israel clashes (May 2019), Iran–Israel proxy conflict: Hamas and other militant groups in the Gaza Strip fire hundreds of rockets at Israel, killing two Israeli civilians in Ashkelon and one in Ashdod. Retaliatory Israeli strikes on Gaza kill at least 23 Palestinians, including a senior Hamas commander. (CNN) (Haartez)
  • 2018 An explosion in Deir al-Balah, Gaza, kills six Palestinians. Hamas and the Israel Defense Forces both deny responsibility and blame each other for the blast. (BBC)
  • 2017 Syrian Civil War: Russia, Iran and Turkey reach an agreement, effective this midnight, to establish four "safe zones" in Syria over which all military aircraft, including Turkish, Russian, and American aircraft, will be barred from flying. (Reuters) (Fox News)The United Nations welcomed the long discussed safe zones, although they have been rejected by Syrian rebels and the Kurdish PYD. (Reuters) (Fox News) (Reuters)
  • 2016 Syrian Civil War: At least 12 people are killed and many are wounded in twin blasts in central Syria. (USA Today)Airstrikes on a camp for war refugees in Syria near the Syria–Turkey border kills 28 people, including women and children. (Reuters) (BBC)
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Music charts

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Books

Which were the most popular books released around May 5 over the years?
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The Glass Lake by Maeve Binchy

The Glass Lake

Year: 1995

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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

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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

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"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

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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

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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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