Friday May 06, 2016: on this day

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What day of the week was May 06, 2016?


May 06, 2016 was a Friday and it was the 127th day of the year 2016 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 06, 2016 can also be written as 5/6/2016 in the US and as 6/5/2016 in UK and Europe.

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May 06, 2016: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on May 06, 2016:

  • Syrian civil war: aleppo offensive (may 2016: more than 72 people are killed in clashes in khan tuman, syria between al-nusra front forces and syrian government forces.
  • Aleppo offensive (may 2016). more than 72 people were killed in clashes between al-nusra front, syrian government forces in khan tuman, south of aleppo.
  • In clashes between al-nusra front, syrian government forces and al-nusra front in khan tuman south-of-aleppo in syria, more than 72 people are killed.
  • Grace poe and mar roxas supporters post petitions and counter-petitions to change.org asking for either candidate's resignation and support.
  • Leni robredo, vice presidential candidate, thanks her supporters for the "poe–robredo tandem", pairing her with grace poe as presidential candidate. however she insists that she is loyal to mar roxas, her running-mate. (philippine daily inquirer).
  • Mar roxas, president benigno aquino iii, and grace poe call on political rivals jejomar binay, miriam defensor santiago and grace poe, to unite in the upcoming elections. (cnn philippines),
  • Grace poe says no to mar roxas' offer, stating that she isn't willing to withdraw. jejomar binay rejects requests to him withdraw. (rappler), (the philippine star),
  • Leni robredo thanked a group activist-farmers from sumilao in bukidnon, for their support and promise to continue their reforms.
  • Mike pezzullo, the head of australia's department of immigration, denies that manus island's detention centre for asylum seekers must be closed. he claimed that there wasn't a crisis that would require the closure of the centre, despite papua new guinea’s supreme court declaring it unconstitutional.
  • Workers' party korea, north korea's ruling party, holds its first party congress for nearly 40 years. this meeting is happening as north korea faces tougher sanctions following its recent missile launch.
  • United kingdom, 2016: london elects sadiq khan to succeed boris johnson to the role of mayor; khan is london's first muslim mayor.
  • London elects sadiq khan as london mayor to succeed boris johnson; khan is london's first muslim mayor.
  • Spacex successfully launches another falcon 9 first stage onto a floating barge. it carried a japanese communications satellite jcsat-14. this satellite was successfully placed into geostationary orbit.
  • After collapsing during an international match, patrick ekeng, a cameroonian footballer for fc dinamo bucuresti, has died.

May 06, 2016: What were the magazines covers that day?

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May 06, 2016: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on May 06, 2016:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $87.46
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $93.37
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $49.92
  • General Electric GE: opens at $29.68
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $144.86

Exchange Rates on May 06, 2016:

  • 1 USD = 0.8767 EUR
  • 1 USD = 107.094 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.6931 GBP
  • 1 USD = 1.3555 AUD
  • 1 USD = 1.2906 CAD

May 06, 2016: What were the main match results that day?

Division 2 - Football (France)

  • Ajaccio - Sochaux : 0 - 2
  • Auxerre - Le Havre : 1 - 3
  • Bourg Peronnas - Lens : 2 - 1
  • Clermont - Brest : 2 - 0
  • Metz - Tours : 2 - 1

Premier League - UK Soccer

  • Inverness C - Dundee United : 2 - 3

Serie B - Football (Italy)

  • Bari - Cagliari : 0 - 3

Liga I - Football (Portugal)

  • Pacos Ferreira - Tondela : 1 - 4

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May 06, 2016: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 6th 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 06, 2016: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 06, 2016 is Monkey and the associated element is Fire.

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May 06, 2016: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on May 06, 2016 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 06, 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 06, 2016 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 2% full, rising at 05:55 am and setting at 09:05 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 06, 2016?


Whose famous birthday is on May 6th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 6th:

  • George Clooney
    George Clooney

    American actor who has been nominated for several annual best-dressed and most stylish, most eligible, and sexiest men alive lists.

  • Bob Seger
    Bob Seger

    American rock and roll guitarist, singer and pianist.

  • Shahana Goswami
    Shahana Goswami

    Indian actress known for her work in Bollywood films and also an entrepreneur.

  • Tony Blair
    Tony Blair

    British politician who was elected prime minister on the 5th of january 1997.

  • Christian Clavier
    Christian Clavier

    His brother sta(c),phane, a french actor is a film director.

  • Anne Parillaud
    Anne Parillaud

    French actress who has appeared in over 30 films since 1977.

  • Richard E. Grant
    Richard E. Grant

    Richard e. grant is a british actor known for his roles in films such as withnail and i, and can you ever forgive me?.

  • Gabourey Sidibe
    Gabourey Sidibe

    Gabourey sidibe is an american actress known for her breakout role in the film precious, for which she received an academy award nomination.

  • Stewart Granger
    Stewart Granger

    Tall, dark, and debonair, this british actor was a major adventure star in the 1950s.

  • Tom Bergeron
    Tom Bergeron

    Bergeron, an american game host, began his career as a disc jockey at a local radio station.

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How old is someone born on May 06, 2016?


Someone born on May 06, 2016 is:

8 years 1 month old,

or 97 months and 7 days old,

or 422 weeks and 6 days old,

or 2960 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 06, 2016?

There are 327 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday May 6th 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 06, 2016?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on May 06, 2016.

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May 06, 2016: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on May 06, 2016:

  • Lakshmi Holmström

    Renowned translator of Tamil literature into English.

  • Roberta Gellis

    American historical romance novelist.

  • Patrick Ekeng

    Cameroonian footballer (d. 2016).

  • Reg Grundy

    Australian businessman (b. 1923).

  • Margot Honecker
  • Nico de Bree
  • Larry Pinto de Faria
  • Candye Kane
  • Luigi Gigante
  • Valerij Zujev
  • Giancarlo Salvi
  • Jorge Gerlein
  • El Topo
  • Ramón Carlín

What famous deaths happened on May 6th?

Famous deaths on May 6th:

  • Marlene Dietrich
    Marlene Dietrich

    German-american singer and actress who enjoyed 62 years of international success as a screen goddess in american and german films.

  • Ann Todd
    Ann Todd

    Actress (things to come danny boy), suffers a stroke at the age of 84.

  • Charles Farrell
    Charles Farrell

    Cape cod, massachusetts -- actor ("vern-my little margie").

  • Monty Woolley
    Monty Woolley

    American actor known for his role in 'The Man Who Came to Dinner.

  • Wilfrid Hyde-White
    Wilfrid Hyde-White

    England, united kingdom -- actor (my fair lady, peyton place).

  • Virginia Capers
    Virginia Capers

    Sumter, south carolina -- actress.

  • Helene Weigel
    Helene Weigel

    At 70, a german/austrian actress (metropolis) dies.

  • Ayriel Thoreau

    Ayriel Thoreau was a Transcendentalist poet known for her nature-inspired works and her advocacy for social and environmental causes.

  • Kadden Thoreau

    Kadden Thoreau was an American naturalist, essayist, and philosopher who is best known for his work 'Walden' and his advocacy of civil...

  • Shaeleigh Thoreau

    Shaeleigh Thoreau was an American writer, philosopher, and naturalist who is best known for his book 'Walden'.

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May 06, 2016: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on May 06, 2016:

  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
  • Micah of Radonezh
  • New Martyr Elias Ardunis
  • Righteous Job the Long-suffering (OT)
  • Barbarus the soldier, with Bacchus, Callimachus and Dionysios
  • Barbaros the Robber in Thessaly
  • Blessed Prudentia

Saints celebrated on May 06, 2016:

  • Saint Justus
  • Saint Benedicta of Rome
  • Saint Dominic Savio, patron saint of studying youth
  • Saint Lucius
  • Saint John in the Oil
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May 06, 2016: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 06, 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 06, 2016: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 06, 2016 was Panda by Desiigner, according to the music chart for the week May 2nd and May 8th.

May 06, 2016: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on May 06, 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 06, 2016: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on May 06, 2016 was Panda by Desiigner, according to the R&B music chart for the week May 2nd and May 8th.

May 06, 2016: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on May 06, 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 06, 2016: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on May 06, 2016 was Hasta El Amanecer by Nicky Jam, according to the Latin music chart for the week May 2nd and May 8th.

May 06, 2016: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on May 06, 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 06, 2016: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 06, 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 06, 2016: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on May 06, 2016 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

The Girl on the Train

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#1 New York Times Bestseller USA Today Book of the Year is now a major motion movie starring Emily Blunt. Paula Hawkins' new novel Into the Water is coming May 2017. The

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

Me Before You

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Jojo's new novel, Still Me, featuring Louisa Clark, Me Before You and After You is coming soon! They shared nothing until they fell in love.

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.

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.

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.

May 06, 2016: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on May 06, 2016 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade

Platform: Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Massively multiplayer online third-person shooter

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

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 06, 2016?

On May 06, 2016 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 06, 2016?

On May 06, 2016 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 06, 2016?

On May 06, 2016 the Pope was Francis.

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Back in 2016

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What is special about May 6th?

May 6th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 6th 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 6th, such as:

  • 2019 - After six days of intense airstrikes in the area, the syrian arab army launched a ground offensive against hts-held areas in northern hama (and southern idlib) and nfl-held territories.
  • 2018 - Three palestinian men were killed and two more injured by the israel defense forces (idf), who opened fire on them. they were trying to undermine the israeli-gazan border fencing. a hamas outpost close to the border was also attacked by the idf, who claimed that it was used to launch incendiary kitses and other objects to try to burn israeli fields.
  • 2017 - War in afghanistan (2001-present). pope francis condemns the u.s. military’s largest non-nuclear explosive, the mother of all bombs. he says that the term "mother" should be avoided when referring to a deadly weapon.

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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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