May 6

May 6 is under the sign of Taurus. Famous birthdays on this day include George Clooney (1961), Tony Blair (1953) and Orson Welles (1915). Several movies were released around May 6 over the years, such as My Night at Maud's in 1969 directed by Éric Rohmer and The Scarlet Empress in 1934 directed by Josef von Sternberg.
But much more happened on May 6 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around May 6 over the years?

My Night at Maud's

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Françoise Fabian, Marie-Christine Barrault, Antoine Vitez

Country: United States of America

The Scarlet Empress

Release year: 1934

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, John Lodge, Sam Jaffe, Louise Dresser

Country: United States of America

Only Angels Have Wings

Release year: 1939

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Rita Hayworth, Richard Barthelmess

Country: United States of America

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan, Amrish Puri

Country: United States of America

The Crow

Release year: 1994

Directed by: Alex Proyas

Starring: Brandon Lee, Michael Wincott, Rochelle Davis, Ernie Hudson

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 6?


  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
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  • 2019 Syrian Civil War, 2019 Idlib offensive: The Syrian Arab Army launches a ground offensive against HTS and NFL-held areas in northern Hama and southern Idlib, after six days of intensive airstrikes on the region. (Fars) (Reuters) (ABC News)
  • 2018 The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) open fire on a group of Palestinian men trying to sabotage the Israeli-Gazan border fence, killing three and injuring two others. The IDF also attacks a Hamas outpost near the border, stating that the location was used to launch incendiary kites and other objects in an attempt to burn Israeli fields. (The Jerusalem Post)
  • 2017 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): Pope Francis criticizes naming the U.S. military's biggest non-nuclear explosive as the Mother of All Bombs, saying that the word "mother" should not be used in reference to a deadly weapon. (Reuters)
  • 2016 Syrian Civil War: Aleppo offensive (May 2016): More than 72 are killed in clashes between Al-Nusra Front and Syrian government forces in Khan Tuman south of Aleppo, Syria. (i24 News) (VOA News)
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Which were the most popular books released around May 6 over the years?

Times To Remember

Year: 1974

By: Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

A fascinating chronicle of eight decades rich in history, drama, and courage, the new edition of Rose Kennedy's bestselling memoir is introduced by a moving tribute from her children


Year: 1996

By: John Darnton

When a paleoanthropologist mysteriously disappears in the remote upper regions of the Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan, two of his former students, once lovers and now competitors, set off in search of

In Harm'S Way

Year: 2001

By: Doug Stanton

Now available for the first time in trade paperback, the bestselling account of America's worst naval disaster--and of the heroism of the men who, against all odds, survivedOn July 30, 1945,

Breaking Dawn

Year: 2009

By: Stephenie Meyer

When you loved the one who was killing you, it left you no options. How could you run, how could you fight, when doing so would hurt that beloved one? If your life was all you had to give, how …

Madame Sarah

Year: 1967

By: Cornelia Otis Skinner

1966 - 2nd Edition - Houghton Mifflin - Hard Cover - Madame Sarah : Sarah Bernhardt - By Cornelia Otis Skinner - 24 pages of photos - Clean copy - Good-Vg

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