Friday May 21, 2021: on this day

May 21, 2021 was the 141st day of the year 2021, under the sign of Gemini and the day of the week was Friday.

Is May 21, 2021 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, who was born and died on May 21, 2021, what holidays and observances are celebrated on May 21, 2021, which were the most popular songs , movies (e.g. Pride, directed by Matthew Warchus), TV series (e.g. Rugrats) and books back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about May 21st, 2021 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was May 21, 2021?

May 21, 2021 was a Friday and it was the 140th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 21, 2021 can also be written as 5/21/2021 in the US and as 21/5/2021 in UK and Europe.


May 21, 2021: What happened on that day?


Who was born on May 21, 2021?

Whose famous birthday is on May 21st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 21st:

  • Notorious BIG

    Notorious BIG, also known as Biggie Smalls, was a highly influential rapper in the 1990s, known for his distinctive flow and storytelling...

  • Mohanlal

    Mohanlal is an Indian actor and producer known for his work in Malayalam cinema.

  • Chris Froome

    Chris Froome is a professional cyclist known for winning multiple Tour de France titles and being one of the most successful riders of his...

  • N. T. Rama Rao, Jr.


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May 21, 2021: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 2 years 6 months old,

or 30 months and 16 days old,

or 132 weeks and 6 days old,

or 930 days old,

if you were born on May 21, 2021.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 21, 2021?

There are 166 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday May 21st 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 21, 2021?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on May 21, 2021.


May 21, 2021: What famous people died on that day?

What famous deaths happened on May 21st?

Famous deaths on May 21st:

  • Rajiv Gandhi

    Indira Gandhi is an Indian politician and well-known family member.

  • Niki de Saint Phalle

    French filmmaker, painter, and sculptor (Born 1930).

  • Barbara Cartland

    British author who wrote hundreds of books about philosophy, history and sociology.

  • John Garfield
    John Garfield

    American actor who starred in 31 films between 1938 and 1951.

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May 21, 2021: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 21, 2021 is Gemini.

Gemini is the 3rd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between May 21st and June 20th belong to the Gemini sign: discover Gemini personality and who should a Gemini 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 21, 2021: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

Ox chinese zodiac sign

The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 21, 2021 is Ox and the associated element is Metal.

Discover the Ox personality and how the Metal Element might affect a person's traits and compatibility with other signs according to the Chinese zodiac.

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May 21, 2021: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on May 21, 2021:

  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Dia de la Afrocolombianidad marks the abolition of slavery in Colombia.
  • Navy Day (Dfa de las Glorias Navales) in Chile.

Observances on May 21, 2021:

  • International Tea Day
  • World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

Saints celebrated on May 21, 2021:

  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
  • Saint Goderik

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May 21, 2021: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on May 21, 2021 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:



Release year: 2021

Directed by: Matthew Warchus

Starring: George MacKay, Andrew Scott, Dominic West, Paddy Considine, Imelda Staunton, Liz White, Bill Nighy, Ben Schnetzer, Joseph Gilgun

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Justice Society: World War II

Justice Society: World War II

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Jeff Wamester

Starring: Matt Bomer, Liam McIntyre, Stana Katic, Chris Diamantopoulos

Moment of Truth

Moment of Truth

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Tim Ritter

Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Discovery Media Productions



Release year: 2021

Directed by: Ivan Kavanagh

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Andi Matichak, Luke David Blumm, Cranston Johnson

May 21, 2021: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 21, 2021 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:



Release year: 2021



Release year: 2021

Directed by: Megan Griffiths

The Pact

The Pact

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Inc. Hearst Entertainment

Plan B

Plan B

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Greg Yaitanes

An Eye for an Eye

An Eye for an Eye

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Ilan Ziv

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May 21, 2021: What was the lunar phase on that day?

Lunar phase


The lunar phase on May 21, 2021 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 21, 2021 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 21, 2021 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 76% full, rising at 02:28 pm and setting at 03:25 am.

The previous full moon was on Apr 27, 2021 while the next full moon would come on May 26, 2021.

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Who was the US President on May 21, 2021?

On May 21, 2021 the US President was Joe Biden (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 21, 2021?

On May 21, 2021 the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 21, 2021?

On May 21, 2021 the Pope was Francis.


What is special about May 21st?

May 21st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 21st 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 21st, such as:

  • 2019 - An ambush occurred at 12th Mile on Khonsa Deomali Road in Tirap District, Arunachal Pradesh. Eleven people were killed.
  • 2018 - Economy of Japan: Sony has agreed to a $2.3billion deal in which they will purchase a controlling stake in EMI Music Publishing. This deal will allow Sony to indirectly own 90% the music publisher and its 2 million songs.
  • 2017 - War in Afghanistan (2001-present: At least 20 Afghan police officers are killed in a Taliban raid in southern Afghanistan.

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What was the calendar for May 2021?

May 2021 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.

Discover how May 2021 calendar looked like.