Wednesday May 15, 2019: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

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

May 15th, 2019 was the 135th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Taurus. The day of the week was Wednesday.

Richard Jewell, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2019

On TV people were watching The Code.

The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative), Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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May 15, 2019 Events

What happened on May 15, 2019?

Historical Events

  • In an ambush close to the Malian border, at least 17 Niger Armed Forces soldiers were killed by militants. Six more soldiers have been evacuated to hospital, while 11 others are still missing. None of the groups has claimed responsibility.
  • ITV Studios has cancelled The Jeremy Kyle Show, one the most popular reality TV programs in Britain, following the suicide of a guest shortly after he had taken part. Many have criticized the show's style and called it poverty porn.
  • The pilot was the only person on board the helicopter when it crashed into the Hudson River just after taking off from New York City's West 30th Street Heliport. This injured both the pilot and dockworker.
  • Pacific Islands Forum: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres states that Pacific island nations are running out of time in relation to climate change and global warming.
  • Antonio Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations, says Pacific island countries are running out of time in relation to climate change and global warming.
  • Iraq-United States Relations, Iran-United States Relations: The United States Department of State orders all non emergency, non-essential government employees at U.S. Embassy Baghdad and Erbil consulate offices to leave Iraq amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf.
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May 15, 2019 Famous Birthdays

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May 15, 2019 Famous Deaths

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May 15, 2019 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Taurus personality

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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Chinese Zodiac

Pig chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Pig

Element: Earth

Pig personality

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May 15, 2019 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was May 15, 2019?

The day of the week was Wednesday.

May 15th marks the 134th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2019.

There are 230 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


May 15, 2019 Holidays and Observances

What is special on May 15, 2019?


  • 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.
  • International conscientious objectors' day.
  • Buddha's Birthday in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and South Korea (2005).
  • United States - Peace Officers Memorial Day.
  • International day of families.
  • Teacher's Day in Mexico (Dfa del Maestro) and South Korea (??? ?).
  • Slovenia - Day of Slovenian armed forces.


  • Saint Dymphna
  • Saint Achillius
  • Saint Gerebern
  • Saint Isidore the Labourer
  • Saint Jean-Baptiste de la Salle
  • Saint Reticius
  • Saint Denise

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Richard Jewell

Richard Jewell

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Paul Walter Hauser, Sam Rockwell, Olivia Wilde, Jon Hamm

Country: United States of America

Knives Out

Knives Out

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Rian Johnson

Starring: Daniel Craig, Christopher Plummer, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, Lakeith Stanfield, Jaeden Martell, Frank Oz

Country: United States of America

The Good Liar

The Good Liar

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Bill Condon

Starring: Ian Mckellen, Helen Mirren, Russell Tovey, Mark Lewis Jones, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson

Country: United States of America

Jumanji: The Next Level

Jumanji: The Next Level

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Jake Kasdan

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Danny DeVito, Madison Iseman, Ashley Scott, Colin Hanks, Nick Jonas, Alex Wolff, Dania Ramirez, Danny Glover

Country: United States of America

Terminator: Dark Fate

Terminator: Dark Fate

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Tim Miller

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Mackenzie Davis, Natalia Reyes, Diego González Boneta, Tristan Ulloa, Tom Hopper

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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The Code

The Code

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Mimi Leder

What We Do in the Shadows

What We Do in the Shadows

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Jemaine Clement

Fake News

Fake News

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Michael Linn

The Enemy Within

The Enemy Within

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Jonathan Darby

Birth chart on this day

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May 15, 2019 Lunar and Planetary phase

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First Quarter

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