Thursday May 05, 2016: on this day

About May 5th, 2016, in brief:

  • Historical events: Syria Civil War: Twelve people have been killed and many more injured in twin explosions that occurred in central Syria. (USA Today). 28 people were killed in an airstrike on a camp housing Syrian refugees near the border with Turkey and Syria. This includes children, women, and even children.
  • Day of the week: May 5th, 2016 was a Thursday
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus (in western zodiac), Monkey (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Michael Palin, Chris Brown
  • 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 05, 2016?


May 05, 2016 was a Thursday and it was the 126th day of the year 2016 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 05, 2016 can also be written as 5/5/2016 in the US and as 5/5/2016 in UK and Europe.

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May 05, 2016: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on May 05, 2016:

  • Syria civil war: twelve people have been killed and many more injured in twin explosions that occurred in central syria. (usa today). 28 people were killed in an airstrike on a camp housing syrian refugees near the border with turkey and syria. this includes children, women, and even children.
  • In twin explosions that struck central syria, at least 12 people were killed and many more were injured.
  • 28 people were killed in airstrikes against a camp housing syrian war refugees near the syria-turkey border. this includes women and children.
  • Terrorism in saudi arabia: two militants from the islamic state of iraq or the levant were killed by saudi security forces while two others set themselves on fire near mecca, saudi arabia.
  • Two militants from the islamic state of iraq and the levant were killed by saudi security forces. two others also died in the attack near mecca, saudi arabia.
  • Gaza-israel conflict: one palestinian woman was killed and another injured by israeli tank fire in gaza strip. israel claimed it responded to mortar rounds, and discovered another tunnel by hamas.
  • Israel's tank fire causes the death of a palestinian woman and injures another. israel claimed it responded to mortar rounds, and discovered another tunnel by hamas.
  • (bloomberg) the philippine presidential election, 2016, saw the peso fall 0.3%, continuing its three-week slide. (bloomberg). the stock exchange in manila fell 1.2% before monday's presidential election.
  • The philippine peso continued its decline of 0.3% for three consecutive weeks.
  • The stock exchange in manila fell 1.2% before monday's presidential election.
  • Alberta, a province in western canada, declares a state emergency because wildfires that are fueled by unseasonably high temperatures and dry conditions grow to five times their original size. anzac, gregoire lake estates and fort mcmurray first nation are now included in the mandatory evacuation order, causing thousands of people who have just moved to relocate.
  • Reuters reports that alberta province projects a c$10 billion deficit for fiscal year 2018. this is due to the long slump in oil prices which has reduced tax revenue. last month, the province cut funding for wildfire prevention. these funds include millions for programs designed in response to the slave lake wildfire of 2011, which claimed more than 300 homes.
  • After a bus crashes into a ravine in bolivia’s eastern santa cruz province, at least 12 people were killed and 30 more injured.
  • Spain-united kingdom relations and disputed status of gibraltar: hms sabre, royal navy's flagship, fires warning shots at a guardia civil vessel from spain after it attempted to block the path of us navy submarine uss florida twice during an incursion into gibraltar’s territorial waters. officials from gibraltar claim that spanish vessels often stray into its territorial waters. the foreign and commonwealth office has called the incursions provocative.
  • After attempting to cross the path of us navy submarine uss florida, twice, hms sabre, royal navy's flagship fired warning shots at the spanish guardia civil vessel. this was during an invasion into gibraltar's territorial waterways. officials from gibraltar claim that spanish vessels often stray into its territorial waters. the foreign and commonwealth office has called the incursions provocative.
  • Operation car wash, impeachment proceedings against dilma russoff: on the request of brazil's top prosecutor justice teori zavascki, the supreme court suspends eduardo cunha, president of the deputies chamber, for obstruction in the petrobras corruption investigation. cunha is removed from the succession line to president dilma russoff's office, as confirmed by the full court.
  • On behalf of brazil's top prosecutor justice teori zavascki, the supreme court suspends eduardo cunha, president of the deputies chamber, for obstruction in the petrobras corruption investigation. cunha is removed from the succession line to president dilma russoff's office and may be suspended next week, according to the full court.
  • Colorado springs, colorado has agreed to pay those who were sentenced to jail for not being able to pay the fines for minor offences like jaywalking and panhandling. the city will pay $125 per day that the person is held behind bars. this amounts to $103,000 for all 66 individuals identified. the 1971 u.s. supreme court ruling that no one can be imprisoned for not having the money to pay was a landmark decision.
  • California court convicts serial killer "grim sleeper".
  • Millions of yahoo mail users are being attacked by hackers via gmail, hotmail and hotmail. they force users to change their passwords.
  • Election of the justice and development party leader, 2016, turkey: ahmet davutoglu, turkish prime minister, resigns effective 22 may amid tension with president recep tayyip erdan over turkey's increasing authoritarian rule. after a meeting of extraordinary akp party leaders, davutoglu announced that he would resign.
  • Turkish prime minister ahmet davutoglu has announced his resignation effective 22 mai amid tension with president recep tayyip erdan over turkey's increasing authoritarian rule. after a meeting of extraordinary akp party leaders, davutoglu announced that he would resign.
  • Grace poe, philippine candidate, denies that she will surrender in favor of mar roxas' administration bet
  • Antonio trillanes, a former coup plotter and senator from the philippines, warns of a coup d’etat if rodrigo duterte is elected president. (abc online),
  • The sect iglesia ni cristo wage a silent war against leila de lima's senatorial candidacy.
  • Grace poe, the philippine presidential candidate, releases her complete statement of assets and liabilities as well as net worth.
  • United kingdom, local elections, 2016,: british citizens head to their local polling stations in order to vote for various government positions, including the mayor.
  • British citizens head to their local polling stations to vote for different governmental positions, including mayor of london.
  • 2016 united states presidential election: rick perry, former governor of texas and republican presidential candidate, endorses donald trump and is open to becoming trump's vice president-presidential running partner.
  • Rick perry, former governor of texas, supports donald trump as president. he also says that he's open to running for vice-presidential candidate for trump.
  • Zika virus outbreak: major league baseball commissioner rob manfred said that the decision on whether the miami marlins or pittsburgh pirates will move their two-game series from puerto rico due to concerns about zika virus will be made monday.
  • Rob manfred, major league baseball commissioner, says that the decision on whether to move the miami marlins or pittsburgh pirates two game series from puerto rico due to concerns over the zika virus will be made monday.

May 05, 2016: What were the magazines covers that day?

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May 05, 2016: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on May 05, 2016:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $88.76
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $94.00
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $49.87
  • General Electric GE: opens at $30.14
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $145.95

Exchange Rates on May 05, 2016:

  • 1 USD = 0.8767 EUR
  • 1 USD = 107.256 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.6902 GBP
  • 1 USD = 1.3387 AUD
  • 1 USD = 1.2857 CAD

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May 05, 2016: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 5th is Taurus.

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

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 05, 2016 is Monkey and the associated element is Fire.

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May 05, 2016: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on May 05, 2016 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 05, 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 05, 2016 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 0% full, rising at 05:14 am and setting at 07:54 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 05, 2016?


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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How old is someone born on May 05, 2016?


Someone born on May 05, 2016 is:

8 years 1 month old,

or 97 months and 8 days old,

or 423 weeks

or 2961 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 05, 2016?

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 05, 2016?

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May 05, 2016: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on May 05, 2016:

  • Jacob Juma

    Kenyan businessman and entrepreneur who was known for his investments in various industries.

  • Romalı Perihan
  • Isao Tomita
  • Benito Cocchi
  • Siné
  • Marie Noe
  • Dinorah Castiglioni
  • Maurice Sinet

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


Holidays on May 05, 2016:

  • 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, 2016:

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

Saints celebrated on May 05, 2016:

  • 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, 2016: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 05, 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 05, 2016: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 05, 2016 was Panda by Desiigner, according to the music chart for the week May 2nd and May 8th.

May 05, 2016: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on May 05, 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 05, 2016: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on May 05, 2016 was Panda by Desiigner, according to the R&B music chart for the week May 2nd and May 8th.

May 05, 2016: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on May 05, 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 05, 2016: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on May 05, 2016 was Hasta El Amanecer by Nicky Jam, according to the Latin music chart for the week May 2nd and May 8th.

May 05, 2016: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on May 05, 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 05, 2016: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 05, 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 05, 2016: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on May 05, 2016 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Extreme Prey by John Sandford

Extreme Prey

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John Sandford, #1 New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner, has written an extraordinary Lucas Davenport thriller. Following the events of Gathering Prey Lucas Davenport is now in an unusual position--he is no longer employed by the Minnesota BCA.

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.

The Obsession by Nora Roberts

The Obsession

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The gripping novel by #1 New York Times bestseller, The Liar. "She stood in deep, dark woods, and breathed shallowly, despite the heat and heavy air.

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!

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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.

May 05, 2016: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on May 05, 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

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

Total War: Warhammer

Total War: Warhammer

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux

Genre: Turn-based strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: Sega

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 05, 2016?

On May 05, 2016 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 05, 2016?

On May 05, 2016 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 05, 2016?

On May 05, 2016 the Pope was Francis.

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Back in 2016

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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 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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