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About May 17th, 2019, in brief:

  • Historical events: Canada-United States Relations, Mexico-United States Relations: The United States lifted tariffs on steel from Canada and Mexico.
  • Day of the week: May 17th, 2019 was a Friday
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus (in western zodiac), Pig (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Adel Imam, Dennis Hopper
  • Moon Phase: Full Moon
  • Popular movie: Spider-Man: Far From Home directed by Jon Watts

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What day of the week was May 17, 2019?

May 17, 2019 was a Friday and it was the 137th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 17, 2019 can also be written as 5/17/2019 in the US and as 17/5/2019 in UK and Europe.


May 17, 2019: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on May 17, 2019:

  • Canada-united states relations, mexico-united states relations: the united states lifted tariffs on steel from canada and mexico.
  • The united states has lifted tariffs on steel from canada and aluminum from mexico.
  • China-united states relations - a former cia officer kevin patrick mallory is sentenced by a federal judge to 20 years imprisonment in virginia for spying on china.
  • Kevin patrick mallory is a former cia officer and was sentenced by a federal judge to 20 years imprisonment in virginia for spying on china.
  • Taiwan's legislative yuan approves legislation allowing same-sex marriages and limiting joint custody rights. this makes taiwan the first asian country to do this. the bill was drafted by president tsaiing-wen with her cabinet, and will be signed into law by her on or before may 24,
  • Lgbt rights in the united states: u.s. house of representatives approves the equality act. this prohibits discrimination based upon sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • The equality act is passed by the u.s. house of representatives, which prohibits discrimination based upon sexual orientation or gender identity.

May 17, 2019: What were the magazines covers that day?

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May 17, 2019: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 17th is Taurus.

Taurus is the 2nd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between April 20th and May 20th belong to the Taurus sign: discover Taurus personality and 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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May 17, 2019: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 17, 2019 is Pig and the associated element is Earth.

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May 17, 2019: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on May 17, 2019 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 17, 2019 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on May 17, 2019 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 100% full, rising at 06:51 pm and setting at 05:42 am.

The previous full moon was on Apr 19, 2019 while the next full moon would come on May 18, 2019.

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Who was born on May 17, 2019?

Whose famous birthday is on May 17th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 17th:

  • Adel Imam
    Adel Imam

    Adel imam is an egyptian actor known for his comedic roles in film and television.

  • Dennis Hopper
    Dennis Hopper

    American actor and director, who at 19 was the first to land a part in "rebel without a cause".

  • Sugar Ray Leonard
    Sugar Ray Leonard

    Sugar ray leonard is a retired professional boxer and former undisputed welterweight champion.

  • Derek Hough
    Derek Hough

    Derek hough is an american dancer and choreographer, best known for his work on the reality dance competition show 'dancing with the stars'.

  • Ross Butler
    Ross Butler

    Ross butler is a tv actor known for his roles in popular series such as 13 reasons why and riverdale.

  • Bob Saget
    Bob Saget

    Bob saget is an american actor and comedian best known for his role as danny tanner on the sitcom full house and as the original host of...

  • Nikki Reed
    Nikki Reed

    Nikki Reed is an American actress, model, and screenwriter, best known for her role as Rosalie Hale in the Twilight Saga film series.

  • Leven Rambin
    Leven Rambin

    Leven Rambin is an American actress known for her roles in The Hunger Games and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.

  • Craig Ferguson
    Craig Ferguson

    Scots-american comedian, late-night tv host, writer, and director.

  • Sasha Alexander
    Sasha Alexander

    Sasha alexander is an american television actress known for her roles in ncis and rizzoli & isles.

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How old is someone born on May 17, 2019?

Someone born on May 17, 2019 is:

5 years 2 months old,

or 62 months and 1 day old,

or 269 weeks and 6 days old,

or 1889 days old,

Use our How old am I? Calculator to know the age of a person today or use the Age Calculator to determine the interval between two dates.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 17, 2019?

There are 303 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday May 17th 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 17, 2019?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on May 17, 2019.

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May 17, 2019: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on May 17, 2019:

  • Nalu Kanakaole

    Dedicated to empowering marginalized communities through grassroots movements.

  • Barnell Smith

    Versatile actor known for his memorable performances on stage and screen.

  • Hurman Wouk

    American author best known for his novels The Caine Mutiny and The Winds of War.

  • Helix Martinez

    Former congressman known for his work on healthcare policy.

  • Delmar Chavez

    Editor-in-chief of a major newspaper, known for promoting press freedom.

  • Anson Wong

    Known for his groundbreaking plays that challenge societal norms.

  • Jaine Canvas

    Captured stunning moments through her lens, leaving a lasting legacy.

  • Ahmid Chowdhury

    Captured powerful and emotive images through his lens.

  • Amedeo Giovanni Conte
  • Mario Mazzoni
  • Neville Lederle
  • Antonio Panizzolo
  • Paulius Antanas Baltakis
  • Italo Del Negro

What famous deaths happened on May 17th?

Famous deaths on May 17th:

  • Frank Gorshin
    Frank Gorshin

    American actor.

  • Edward Hardwicke
    Edward Hardwicke

    English actor (born 1932).

  • Hugh Burden
    Hugh Burden

    Actor (night of the laughing dead), passes away at 72.

  • Robert Webber
    Robert Webber

    Actor (nuts assassin, 10, 10), dies at 74.

  • Bruce Fairbairn
    Bruce Fairbairn

    Canadian record producer and musician (born 1949).

  • Zahki Khan

    Successful business magnate known for revolutionizing the tech industry.

  • Lyndle Smith

    Pioneering scientist in the field of genetics, known for groundbreaking research.

  • Kyston Williams

    Famous for his groundbreaking plays that explore social issues.

  • Geovannie Ramirez

    Renowned painter known for his vibrant and expressive artworks.

  • Warda Al-Jazairia

    Warda Al-Jazairia was an Algerian singer who was known as the 'Flower of Algeria' and was one of the most famous Arab singers of the 20th...

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Who was the US President on May 17, 2019?

On May 17, 2019 the US President was Donald John Trump (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 17, 2019?

On May 17, 2019 the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 17, 2019?

On May 17, 2019 the Pope was Francis.


What is special about May 17th?

May 17th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 17th day of the month of May. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on May 17th, such as:

  • 2019 - Canada-united states relations, mexico-united states relations: the united states lifted tariffs on steel from canada and mexico.
  • 2018 - International military intervention against isil. denmark announces partial withdrawal of its special forces in iraq after the fall of isil.
  • 2017 - Bundu dia kongo supporters free their leader and 50 others with an attack on makala prison in kinshasa (democratic republic of the congo).

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What happened in 2019?

2019 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • War in Afghanistan: 27 Afghan National Security Forces members are killed by the Taliban in coordinated attacks in northern Afghanistan. They refused to negotiate peace with the government.
  • After refusing to negotiate peace with the government, 27 Taliban members were killed by the Afghan National Security Forces.
  • War in North-West Pakistan: Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan gunmen attacked a security base located in the Loralai region of Pakistan. The attack resulted in the deaths four security guards as well as four terrorists, one of whom was a suicide bomber. The attack also left two guards with injuries.

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What was the calendar for May 2019?

May 2019 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with May being the 5th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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