Wednesday May 15, 2019

US date format: 5/15/2019, UK date format: 15/5/2019

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 15, 2019). The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative). State of the Union, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2019 On TV people were watching The Code.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
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Events

  • Militants kill at least 17 Niger Armed Forces troops in an ambush near the Malian border. Another 11 soldiers are missing; six others have been evacuated to a hospital. No group has claimed responsibility. (BBC) (Reuters)
  • The Jeremy Kyle Show, one of the United Kingdom's most watched reality television programmes, is cancelled by ITV Studios following the suicide of a male guest shortly after taking part in the programme. The show has long been criticised for its style, with many describing it as poverty porn. (BBC)
  • A helicopter with only the pilot onboard crashes into the Hudson River shortly after taking off from the West 30th Street Heliport in New York City injuring the pilot and the dockworker on the ground.
  • Pacific Islands Forum: United Nations Secretary General António Guterres says Pacific island nations are "running out of time" in regards to climate change and global warming effects. (Radio New Zealand)
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Movies

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State of the Union

State of the Union

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Van Johnson, Angela Lansbury

Country: United States of America

Sunrise in Heaven

Sunrise in Heaven

Directed by: Waymon Boone

Starring: Caylee Cowan, Corbin Bernsen, Dee Wallace, Erin Bethea

The Village

The Village

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, William Hurt, Joaquin Phoenix, Bryce Dallas Howard

The Secret Life of Pets 2

The Secret Life of Pets 2

Directed by: Chris Renaud, Jonathan del Val

Starring: Patton Oswalt, Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Jenny Slate

The Poison Rose

The Poison Rose

Directed by: Francesco Cinquemani, George Gallo, Luca Giliberto

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Famke Janssen, John Travolta, Morgan Freeman

TV Series

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The Code

The Code

Directed by: Mimi Leder

What We Do in the Shadows

What We Do in the Shadows

Directed by: Jemaine Clement

Fake News

Fake News

Directed by: Michael Linn

The Enemy Within

The Enemy Within

Directed by: Jonathan Darby

Blood & Treasure

Blood & Treasure

Days to next May 15

If May 15, 2019 is your birthday you're 1 year, 2 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 12 days.
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Financial News

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News articles

  • American Express to Buy Resy, a Restaurant Booking Service The deal is the card giant’s latest effort to expand into the hospitality industry, giving it the country’s biggest privately held option for reserving tables. [..]
  • California Says PG&E Power Lines Caused Camp Fire That Killed 85 State officials concluded that Pacific Gas & Electric lines caused the Camp Fire, which destroyed the town of Paradise and is the deadliest in state history. [..]
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