May 9: Zodiac, Trivia, Birthdays and Holidays

May 9th marks the 129th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 130th in case of leap years). There are 236 days remaining until the end of the year. People born on this day are under the sign of Taurus. Famous birthdays on this day include Dave Gahan (1962), Rosario Dawson (1979) and Billy Joel (1949).
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Which were the most popular Movies released around May 9 over the years?
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Buddy Games: Spring Awakening

Buddy Games: Spring Awakening

Release year: 2023

Clean Sweep

Clean Sweep

Release year: 2023

The Time Traveler's Wife

The Time Traveler's Wife

Release year: 2022

Directed by: Robert Schwentke

Now and Then

Now and Then

Release year: 2022

Directed by: Lesli Linka Glatter

The Pact

The Pact

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Inc. Hearst Entertainment


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 9?


  • Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
  • Our Lady of Flanders
  • Saint Tudi
  • Saint Pachomius (died 346)
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  • 2019 North Korean missile testing: South Korean military claims North Korea launched an "unidentified" projectile into the sea. This marks the second North Korean weapons test in one week.
  • 2018 Terrorism and violence in Indonesia: Five officers were killed in a Jakarta detention center for terrorists' revolt while a sixth was held hostage. Negotiators agree to an audience with the rioters as well as Aman Abdurrahman (an inmate who heads ISIL in Indonesia), according to a request.
  • 2017 Syria-United States Relations, Turkey-United States Relations: President Donald Trump approves an arms agreement with the Syrian Kurds to aid the Syrian Democratic Forces against the Islamic State of Iraq (ISIL) despite opposition from Turkey.
  • 2016 Somali Civil War (2009-present). At least four people are killed in a suicide car bomb attack on Mogadishu’s Traffic Police Headquarters. Al-Shabaab claims responsibility.
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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 - That's What I Like
  • 2016 - Panda
  • 2015 - See You Again
  • 2014 - Happy
  • 2013 - Just Give Me A Reason
  • 2012 - Somebody That I Used To Know
  • 2011 - E.T.
  • 2010 - OMG
  • 2009 - Boom Boom Powyoutube
  • 2008 - Bleeding Loveyoutube
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Top #1 Rock songs

  • 2017 - Believer
  • 2016 - Purple Rain
  • 2015 - Shut Up And Dance
  • 2014 - Pompeii
  • 2013 - Radioactive
  • 2012 - Somebody That I Used To Know
  • 2011 - Rope
  • 2010 - Between The Lines


Which were the most popular books released around May 9 over the years?
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Garden Of Lies by Amanda Quick

Garden Of Lies

Year: 2015


The New York Times bestseller of Otherwise Engaged, and The Mystery Woman, presents an all-new novel about intrigue and murder set against Victorian London... The Kern Secretarial Agency

Eve by Iris Johansen


Year: 2011


Eve Duncan is a mother whose mission it is to bring closure for the families that have suffered the pain of a missing child.

A Nation Of Sheep by William J. Lederer

A Nation Of Sheep

Year: 1961


Nation Of Sheep A, William J. Lederer

Golden Admiral by Francis Van Wyck Mason

Golden Admiral

Year: 1953


Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

Management by Peter F. Drucker


Year: 1974


The definitive book on management by the man who invents it.

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