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 zodiac on May 15, 2019). The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative), Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church. 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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

The Village

The Village

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

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

Sunrise in Heaven

Sunrise in Heaven

Directed by: Waymon Boone

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

The Aftermath

The Aftermath

Directed by: James Kent

Starring: Keira Knightley, Alexander Skarsgård, Jason Clarke, Martin Compston

A Madea Family Funeral

A Madea Family Funeral

Directed by: Tyler Perry

Starring: Courtney Burrell, Tyler Perry, Patrice Lovely, Cassi Davis

TV Series

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The Enemy Within

The Enemy Within

Directed by: Jonathan Darby

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 Code

The Code

Directed by: Mimi Leder

Yüzlesme

Yüzlesme

How old am I?

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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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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 15, 2019?

On May 15, 2019 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is May 15, 2019?

On May 15, 2019 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 15, 2019?

On May 15, 2019 the US President was Donald John Trump (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 15, 2019?

On May 15, 2019 the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 15, 2019?

On May 15, 2019 Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church.