May 6

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on May 6. From 1900 until now. 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 M in 1931 directed by Fritz Lang and Johnny Got His Gun in 1971 directed by Dalton Trumbo.
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?
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M

M

Release year: 1931

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Peter Lorre, Ellen Widmann, Inge Landgut, Otto Wernicke

Country: United States of America

Johnny Got His Gun

Johnny Got His Gun

Release year: 1971

Directed by: Dalton Trumbo

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Kathy Fields, Marsha Hunt, Jason Robards

Country: United States of America

Hunger

Hunger

Release year: 1966

Directed by: Henning Carlsen

Starring: Per Oscarsson, Gunnel Lindblom, Birgitte Federspiel, Knud Rex

Down by Law

Down by Law

Release year: 1986

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Tom Waits, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi

Country: United States of America

Barton Fink

Barton Fink

Release year: 1991

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Starring: John Turturro, John Goodman, Judy Davis, Michael Lerner

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 6?


Holidays

  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
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Events

  • 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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Books

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The Big Miss by Hank Haney

The Big Miss

Year: 2012

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Hank Haney's candid, surprisingly insightful account of his tumultuous six-year journey with Tiger Woods, during which the supremely gifted golfer collected six major championships and rewrote golf history.

Moonwalk by Michael Jackson

Moonwalk

Year: 1988

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The #1 New York Times bestseller! Michael Jackson’s one and only autobiography – his life, in his words. With original Foreword by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, a new Introduction by Motown founder

Evergreen by Belva Plain

Evergreen

Year: 1979

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The towering modern classic of passion and ambition that forever changed the way we see the courageous immigrants who came to America's shores -- the story of Anna Friedman transfixes us with the turbulent emotions

The Night Of The Generals by Hans Kirst

The Night Of The Generals

Year: 1964

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The famous novel about three Nazi generals and a brutal wartime sex crime--and the inspiration for the 1967 film. When a Polish prostitute is murdered in 1942, the suspects come down

From The Terrace by John O'Hara

From The Terrace

Year: 1959

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Chronicles the events of Alfred Eaton's life against his successful career in MacHardie and Company and the Department of the Navy

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