Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on May 9. From 1900 until now.
May 9 is under the sign of Taurus.
Famous birthdays on this day include Dave Gahan (1962), Rosario Dawson (1979) and Billy Joel (1949).
Several movies were released around May 9 over the years, such as The Searchers in 1956 directed by John Ford and The Killing in 1956 directed by Stanley Kubrick.
But much more happened on May 9 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around May 9 over the years?
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Which were the important events of May 9?
- 2019 North Korean missile tests: The South Korean military claims that North Korean military has launched an "unidentified projectile" into the sea, marking the second time North Korea has conducted a weapons test in a single week. (CNBC)
- 2018 Terrorism in Indonesia: Prisoners at a detention centre for terrorists in Jakarta revolt, killing five officers and taking a sixth hostage. Negotiators accept a demand for an audience between the rioters and Aman Abdurrahman, an inmate who is the head of ISIL in the country. (The Wall Street Journal)
- 2017 Syria–United States relations, Turkey–United States relations: Despite opposition from Turkey, President Donald Trump authorizes an arms deal with the Syrian Kurds to assist the Syrian Democratic Forces in their fight against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). (CNN)
- 2016 Somali Civil War (2009–present): A suicide car bomb targeting Mogadishu's traffic police headquarters kills at least four. Al-Shabaab claims responsibility. (NY Times) (Reuters)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 9 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2017 Bruno Mars - That's What I Like
- 2016 Desiigner - Panda
- 2015 Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth - See You Again
- 2014 Pharrell Williams - Happy
- 2013 P!nk - Just Give Me A Reason
- 2012 Gotye - Somebody That I Used To Know
- 2011 Katy Perry - E.T.
- 2010 Usher - OMG
- 2009 The Black Eyed Peas - Boom Boom Pow
- 2008 Leona Lewis - Bleeding Love
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Top #1 Rock songs
- 2017 Imagine Dragons - Believer
- 2016 Prince And The Revolution - Purple Rain
- 2015 WALK THE MOON - Shut Up And Dance
- 2014 Bastille - Pompeii
- 2013 Imagine Dragons - Radioactive
- 2012 Gotye Featuring Kimbra - Somebody That I Used To Know
- 2011 Foo Fighters - Rope
- 2010 Stone Temple Pilots - Between The Lines
Which were the most popular books released around May 9 over the years?
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