Sunday May 05, 1918: on this day

May 05, 1918 was the 125th day of the year 1918, under the sign of Taurus and the day of the week was Sunday.

Is May 05, 1918 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on May 05, 1918, who was born and died on May 05, 1918, what holidays and observances are celebrated on May 05, 1918, which were the most popular songs (ex. On the Road to Home Sweet Home by Percy Hemus), movies (e.g. M'Liss, directed by Marshall Neilan), TV series books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about May 5th, 1918 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.


What day of the week was May 05, 1918?

May 05, 1918 was a Sunday and it was the 125th day of the year 1918 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 05, 1918 can also be written as 5/5/1918 in the US and as 5/5/1918 in UK and Europe.


May 05, 1918: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 5th 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 05, 1918: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 05, 1918 is Horse and the associated element is Earth.

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Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on May 5th, 1918 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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May 05, 1918: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on May 05, 1918 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 05, 1918 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 05, 1918 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 19% full, rising at 02:36 am and setting at 03:36 pm.

The previous full moon was on Apr 26, 1918 while the next full moon would come on May 25, 1918.

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Your place in the Universe on May 05, 1918

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Who was born on May 05, 1918?

Famous people born on May 05, 1918:

  • Erling Dorf

    Erling Dorf was a mathematician who made significant contributions to the field of algebraic geometry.

  • Callie Vivian

    Callie Vivian was a pioneering astronomer known for her work on galaxy formation.

  • Egidio Galea

    Maltese roman catholic priest, missionary, and educator (b. 1918).

  • Louis Barthes

    St-macaire military man.

  • Erbie Bowser


  • Karel Thijs
  • Carlo Di Tullio
  • Fico López

Whose famous birthday is on May 5th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 5th:

  • Michael Palin
    Michael Palin

    British actor, comedian, and writer.

  • Chris Brown
    Chris Brown

    American actor, singer, and dancer.

  • Henry Cavill
    Henry Cavill

    British actor, who began his acting career as albert mondego in 2002's film adaptation of the count of monte cristo.

  • Virginie Efira
    Virginie Efira

    Belgian actress, tv presenter and producer, born to andra (c) efira professor of medicine.

  • Vincent Kartheiser
    Vincent Kartheiser

    Vincent kartheiser is an american actor known for his role as pete campbell in the television series mad men.

  • Tyrone Power
    Tyrone Power

    American actor of third generation.

  • Will Arnett
    Will Arnett

    Will arnett is a canadian-american actor and comedian known for his roles in arrested development and bojack horseman.

  • John Rhys-Davies
    John Rhys-Davies

    John rhys-davies is a welsh actor known for his roles as gimli in the lord of the rings and sallah in the indiana jones films.

  • Danielle Fishel
    Danielle Fishel

    Danielle fishel is an american actress best known for her role as topanga lawrence on the tv show boy meets world.

  • Lance Henriksen
    Lance Henriksen

    Lance henriksen is an american actor known for his roles in popular films such as 'aliens' and 'the terminator'.

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May 05, 1918: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 105 years 11 months old,

or 1271 months and 17 days old,

or 5529 weeks and 1 day old,

or 38704 days old,

if you were born on May 05, 1918.

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 05, 1918?

There are 13 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday May 5th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 05, 1918?

You belong to the Greatest Generation if you were born on May 05, 1918.


May 05, 1918: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on May 05, 1918:

  • Bertha Palmer

    Prominent figure in the Chicago business community.

  • Giovanni Nicelli
  • Georges Ohnet

What famous deaths happened on May 5th?

Famous deaths on May 5th:

  • John Williams
    John Williams

    English-american actor (b. 1903).

  • Jean-Claude Pascal
    Jean-Claude Pascal

    French actor (golden salamander), dies at 64.

  • Dana Wynter
    Dana Wynter

    Actress german-english (d. 2011).

  • Albert Dekker
    Albert Dekker

    Deaths from accidental suffocation at the age of 62.

  • Elisabeth Fraser
    Elisabeth Fraser

    American television, film and stage actress (born 1920).

  • Rudolf Schön

    Austrian biologist known for his research in genetics.

  • Garl Kasell

    Garl Kasell was an American radio personality and newscaster who was the official judge and scorekeeper for the NPR news quiz show 'Wait...

  • Chanceler

    Key figure in the Brazilian independence movement.

  • Marri Shaw

    Renowned poet known for her evocative and emotional verses.

  • Mihail Botvinnik

    Mihail Botvinnik was a Soviet chess grandmaster and three-time world chess champion.

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May 05, 1918: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on May 05, 1918:

  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
  • Eulogios the Confessor
  • New Martyr Ephraim of Nea Makri
  • Albania: Martyrs' Day.
  • Great Martyr Irene
  • Roly Poly of Georgia.
  • Ethiopia: Liberation Day (1941).

Observances on May 05, 1918:

  • Vesak, the Day of the Full Moon
  • World Portuguese Language Day [UNESCO]

Saints celebrated on May 05, 1918:

  • Saint Aventinus (d. 1189)
  • Saint Angelus of Jerusalem (d. 1222)
  • Saint Britto
  • Saint Gerontius (d. 472)
  • Saint Godehart (d. 1038)
  • Saint Nicetius
  • Saint Hilary of Arles (d. 449)
  • Saint Pius V (1505-1572)
  • Saint Jutta of Kulmsee, aka Saint Jutta of Sangerhausen or Saint Judith of Prussia (d. 1260)
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May 05, 1918: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 05, 1918 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week April 29th and May 5th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

May 05, 1918: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 05, 1918 was On the Road to Home Sweet Home by Percy Hemus, according to the music chart for the week April 29th and May 5th.

May 05, 1918: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on May 05, 1918 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week April 29th and May 5th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - On the Road to Home Sweet Home
  2. - Everybody's Crazy 'Bout the Doggone Blues (But I'm Happy)
  3. - The Siren's Song

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May 05, 1918: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on May 05, 1918 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:



Release year: 1918

Directed by: Marshall Neilan

Starring: Mary Pickford, Theodore Roberts, Thomas Meighan, Tully Marshall

The Blue Bird

The Blue Bird

Release year: 1918

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Tula Belle, Robin Macdougall, Edwin E. Reed, Emma Lowry

Country: United States of America

Hearts of the World

Hearts of the World

Release year: 1918

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Adolph Lestina, Josephine Crowell

Country: United States of America

Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley

Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley

Release year: 1918

Directed by: Marshall Neilan

Starring: Mary Pickford, William Scott, Kate Price, Ida Waterman

Country: United States of America

Father Sergius

Father Sergius

Release year: 1918

Directed by: Yakov Protazanov, Alexandre Volkoff

Starring: Ivan Mozzhukhin, Olga Kondorova, V. Dzheneyeva, Vladimir Gajdarov

Country: United States of America


Who was the US President on May 05, 1918?

On May 05, 1918 the US President was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 05, 1918?

On May 05, 1918 the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal).

Who was the Pope on May 05, 1918?

On May 05, 1918 the Pope was Benedict XV.


What is special about May 5th?

May 5th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 5th 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 5th, such as:

  • 2019 - Gaza-israel clashes (may 2019, iran-israel proxy conflict: hamas, iran-israel proxy conflict. hamas and other militants in the gaza strip fire hundreds upon israel. two israeli civilians were killed in ashkelon and another in ashdod. at least 23 palestinians were killed in retaliatory israeli strikes against gaza, including a hamas senior commander.
  • 2018 - Six palestinians are killed in an explosion at deir al-balah (gaza), hamas and israel defense forces deny responsibility for the explosion and each blame the other.
  • 2017 - Syria civil war: russia and turkey agree to create four "safe zones" in syria. all military aircraft, including those from turkey, russia, and the united states, will be prohibited from flying over these areas. (reuters) (fox news). the long-awaited safe zones were welcomed by the united nations, but they have been rejected both by the kurdish pyd and syrian rebels.

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What happened in 1918?

1918 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Annette Adams sworn in as 1st woman district attorney of US, California
  • Czar Ferdinand I of Bulgaria does distance of throne
  • Selwyn Theater opens at 229 W 42nd St, New York City

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What was the calendar for May 1918?

May 1918 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.

Discover how May 1918 calendar looked like.

Sunday May 5, 1918