Thursday May 22, 2014: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 5/22/2014, UK date format: 22/5/2014

May 22nd, 2014 was the 142nd day of the year 2014 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Gemini. The day of the week was Thursday.

The number one song in US was All Of Me by John Legend.

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, directed by Guy Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2014 while Thrive by Arianna Huffington was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching La Malquerida. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Amazing Princess Sarah or Daylight.

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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May 22, 2014 Events

What happened on May 22, 2014?

Historical Events

  • Pro-Russian unrest in Ukraine 2014: At least 11 Ukrainian Army soldiers were killed and 30 others injured when pro-Russian separatists attacked a military checkpoint. (AP via Time). The Luhansk People's Republic of eastern Ukraine declares martial laws and requests Russia to send peacekeeping forces to protect civilians. (Kyiv Post). The Federal State of New Russia is unrecognized confederation was declared, and two leaders signed agreements.
  • Pro-Russian separatists attacked a military checkpoint, resulting in the deaths of at least 11 Ukrainian Army soldiers and 30 injuries.
  • Luhansk People's Republic, eastern Ukraine, declares martial law. Russia is asked to send peacekeeping troops for civilian protection.
  • Unrecognised Federal States of New Russia are now declared. Agreements were also signed by leaders of two self-proclaimed republics.
  • Korean maritime border incidents
  • South Korean media claim that North Korea fired missiles into a disputed area close to a Republic of Korea Navy vessel.
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What happened on May 22 in history? Find out the list of May 22nd major events

What was 2014 famous for? Discover everything about 2014


May 22, 2014 Famous Birthdays

Other May 22nd famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If May 22, 2014 is your birthday you are 9 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on May 22.

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May 22, 2014 Famous Deaths

Other May 22nd famous deaths

  • American writer and a key figure in the Harlem Renaissance.

  • John Derek

    After his 1944 debut film, "Since You Were Away," he was drafted into the military.

  • Italian politician and leader of Italy's Neo-Fascist party.

  • Actor (Thief Marnie), dies aged 63.

See all famous people who died on May 22nd


May 22, 2014 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Gemini personality

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

Personality of May born

Chinese Zodiac

Horse chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Horse

Element: Wood

Horse personality

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Can the numbers in May 22, 2014 reveal something about your future ? Find out


May 22, 2014 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was May 22, 2014?

The day of the week was Thursday.

May 22nd marks the 141st day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2014.

There are 223 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


May 22, 2014 Holidays and Observances

What is special on May 22, 2014?


  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
  • National Heroes Day in Sri Lanka.
  • National Maritime Day in the United States.([1])


  • International Day for Biological Diversity


  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Saint Atto
  • Saint Emile
  • Saint Fulk
  • Saint Lupus
  • Saint Romanus
  • Saint Julia
  • Saint Renata of Bavaria
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Music charts

What was the number one song on May 22, 2014? Which were the top hits on May 22, 2014?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - All Of Me
  2. - Happy
  3. - Fancy
  4. - Problem
  5. - Dark Horse

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - All Of Me
  2. - Happy
  3. - Fancy
  4. - Talk Dirty
  5. - Loyal

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Ain't It Fun
  2. - Pompeii
  3. - Best Day Of My Life
  4. - Team
  5. - Let Her Go

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Bailando
  2. - Odio
  3. - 6 AM
  4. - Propuesta Indecente
  5. - El Perdedor

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2014

Directed by: Alexander Payne

Starring: Bruce Dern, Will Forte, June Squibb, Bob Odenkirk

Country: United States of America

Fruitvale Station

Fruitvale Station

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Ryan Coogler

Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Durand

Country: United States of America

Lone Survivor

Lone Survivor

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster

Country: United States of America

Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: John Lloyd Young, Erich Bergen, Michael Lomenda, Vincent Piazza

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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La Malquerida

La Malquerida

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Emilio Fernández



Release year: 2014

Directed by: Franck Khalfoun

Happy Valley

Happy Valley

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Amir Bar-Lev

Ek Hasina Thi

Ek Hasina Thi

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Sriram Raghavan

Killing Spree

Killing Spree

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Tim Ritter


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Thrive by Arianna Huffington



Arianna Huffington's book Thrive makes a compelling argument for the need to redefine success in today’s world.

Unlucky 13 by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

Unlucky 13


Lindsay Boxer, a San Francisco detective, is enjoying her new life as a mother. Things couldn't get better with a loving husband and a job she loves. Plus, her best friends can talk about everything from sex to crime.

Robert B. Parker'S Cheap Shot by Ace Atkins

Robert B. Parker'S Cheap Shot


Robert B. Parker's series is one of the best, and Atkins follows his tradition of surpassing his own standards with every new novel.

Natchez Burning by Greg Iles

Natchez Burning


Greg Iles, #1 New York Times Bestseller, presents the first novel of his Natchez Burning Trilogy, which also includes The Bone Tree, and the upcoming Mississippi Blood. This epic trilogy, which also includes The Bone Tree, and The Mississippi Blood, …

Insurgent by Veronica Roth



One choice can destroy you. Veronica Roth's second New York Times #1 Bestseller continues the dystopian thrill ride that started in Divergent. Insurgent is the action-packed emotional adventure that inspired the major motion movie starring Shailene, Theo James and Ansel …

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on May 22nd, 2014 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Amazing Princess Sarah

Amazing Princess Sarah

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Windows Phone, Xbox One

Genre: Platform-adventure, action role-playing

Publisher: Haruneko



Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Atlus

Hack 'n' Slash

Hack 'n' Slash

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Double Fine Productions

A City Sleeps

A City Sleeps

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Harmonix

Age of Wonders III

Age of Wonders III

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Triumph Studios


May 22, 2014 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Last Quarter

The moon phase for May 22, 2014 is Last Quarter.

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $101.81
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $606.60
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $40.29
  • General Electric GE: opens at $26.42
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $186.45

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 101.75 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0891 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.894 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.2348 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 138.94 JPY

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