Thursday May 22, 2014: on this day

About May 22nd, 2014, in brief:

  • 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.
  • Day of the week: May 22nd, 2014 was a Thursday
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini (in western zodiac), Horse (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Naomi Campbell, Bharat Gopy
  • Moon Phase: Last Quarter
  • #1 US song: All Of Me by John Legend
  • Popular movie: Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels directed by Guy Ritchie

More about May 22nd, 2014? See below for more news and curiosities on May 22nd, 2014.

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What day of the week was May 22, 2014?


May 22, 2014 was a Thursday and it was the 142nd day of the year 2014 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 22, 2014 can also be written as 5/22/2014 in the US and as 22/5/2014 in UK and Europe.

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May 22, 2014: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on May 22, 2014:

  • 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.
  • May 2014 urumqi attack: an explosion occurred in urumqi (the capital of china’s far-western xinjiang uyghur autonomous region), resulting in at most 31 deaths and 91 injury.
  • A blast occurs in urumqi in china's far-western xinjiang uyghur autonomous region. it causes at least 31 deaths and 91 injury.
  • Marathon oil buys hess corporation's retail gasoline stations for $2.87 billion
  • Unilever, an anglo-dutch company that produces consumer goods, agrees to sell ragu and bertolli brands to japanese sauce producer mizkan. the deal is worth $2.15 billion
  • Nest labs will recall 440,000 smoke alarms in order to correct a problem that could have caused alarms not to go off immediately after they were detected.
  • Nguyen tan dun, prime minister of vietnam, stated that china is being investigated for an oil rig deployed in waters vietnam claims.
  • Talks between russia and iran about the construction of two more nuclear reactors at iran’s bushehr power station continue.
  • A massive law enforcement operation in new york city and surrounding areas results in 71 arrests for child pornography crimes.
  • The dominican senate unanimously approves a bill that will establish a system for granting citizenship to dominican-born children and grandchildren of immigrants.
  • Activision blizzard files papers in california asking for compensation for the copyright infringement of unidentified programmers who created starcraft ii cheats.
  • 2014 european parliament election: european union voters go to the polls in a multi-day european parliamentary election. today is the day that voters in the united kingdom, and the netherlands can vote. (debating europe),
  • Voters in the european union vote for a multi-day european parliamentary election. today's vote is in the united kingdom, and the netherlands. (debating europe),
  • 2013-14 thai political crisis
  • Prayuth chanocha, thailand's army chief, announces a coup d’etat. he claims that the military has taken control of the government.
  • United kingdom local elections, 2014: voters go to the polls in the united kingdom for local elections. the united kingdom independence party has made strong gains.
  • The united kingdom independence party has made strong gains and voters go to the polls in local elections.
  • The international institute for species exploration has announced the "top 10 new species of 2013".
  • Cricket: former new zealand cricket player lou vincent and pakistan a player naveed arif were charged with match fixing in 2011 while playing for sussex county cricket club.
  • General prayut chan-o-cha becomes interim leader of thailand in a military coup d'état, following six months of political turmoil.
  • An explosion occurs in ürümqi, capital of china's far-western xinjiang region, resulting in at least 43 deaths and 91 injuries.

May 22, 2014: What were the magazines covers that day?

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May 22, 2014: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on May 22, 2014:

  • 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 on May 22, 2014:

  • 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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May 22, 2014: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 22nd is Gemini.

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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 22, 2014: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 22, 2014 is Horse and the associated element is Wood.

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May 22, 2014: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on May 22, 2014 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 22, 2014 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 22, 2014 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 25% full, rising at 01:52 am and setting at 03:02 pm.

The previous full moon was on May 14, 2014 while the next full moon would come on Jun 13, 2014.

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Who was born on May 22, 2014?


Whose famous birthday is on May 22nd?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 22nd:

  • Naomi Campbell
    Naomi Campbell

    English actress, singer, model and author.

  • Bharat Gopy
    Bharat Gopy

    Renowned Malayalam film actor who appeared in numerous critically acclaimed films.

  • Charles Aznavour
    Charles Aznavour

    French music has been a rage for many decades, and it still has a loyal following.

  • Johnny Gill
    Johnny Gill

    Johnny gill is an r&b singer known for his solo career and as a member of the group new edition.

  • George Best
    George Best

    Footballer from northern ireland (d. 2005).

  • Lucy Gordon
    Lucy Gordon

    British actress and model (born 1980).

  • Susan Strasberg
    Susan Strasberg

    American actress, who made her film debut in 1954.

  • Richard Benjamin
    Richard Benjamin

    American actor, on-screen since 1969.

  • Alison Eastwood
    Alison Eastwood

    Clint eastwood's daughter; actress ("tightrope").

  • Paul Winfield
    Paul Winfield

    American actor (d. 2004).

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How old is someone born on May 22, 2014?


Someone born on May 22, 2014 is:

10 years 1 month old,

or 121 months and 2 days old,

or 526 weeks and 4 days old,

or 3686 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 22, 2014?

There are 333 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday May 22nd 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 22, 2014?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on May 22, 2014.

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May 22, 2014: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on May 22, 2014:

  • Matthew Cowles
  • Dragoljub Velimirović
  • Evaristo Sgherri
  • Imre Gedővári
  • Józef Świder
  • Bernard Woringer
  • Camillo Pantaleone

What famous deaths happened on May 22nd?

Famous deaths on May 22nd:

  • John Derek
    John Derek

    After his 1944 debut film, "since you were away," he was drafted into the military.

  • Rocky Graziano
    Rocky Graziano

    American actor and boxer (d. 1990).

  • Margaret Rutherford
    Margaret Rutherford

    English actress (born in 1892).

  • Joan Davis
    Joan Davis

    Actress joan (i married joan) dies at 53 from a heart attack.

  • Victor Hugo

    French poet, writer, novelist and essayist.

  • Philip Roth

    Philip Roth was an American novelist who is considered one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century.

  • Kairyn Mack

    Renowned physicist known for groundbreaking research in quantum mechanics.

  • Langston Hughes

    American writer and a key figure in the harlem renaissance.

  • Johnchristopher Williams

    Renowned composer known for his film scores.

  • Dalessandro Manzoni

    An Italian novelist and poet, considered one of the greatest writers of the Italian language.

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May 22, 2014: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays 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])

Observances on May 22, 2014:

  • International Day for Biological Diversity

Saints celebrated on May 22, 2014:

  • 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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May 22, 2014: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 22, 2014 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week May 19th and May 25th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


May 22, 2014: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 22, 2014 was All Of Me by John Legend, according to the music chart for the week May 19th and May 25th.

May 22, 2014: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on May 22, 2014 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 19th and May 25th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

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

May 22, 2014: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on May 22, 2014 was All Of Me by John Legend, according to the R&B music chart for the week May 19th and May 25th.

May 22, 2014: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on May 22, 2014 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week May 19th and May 25th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

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

May 22, 2014: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on May 22, 2014 was Bailando by Enrique Iglesias Featuring Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona, according to the Latin music chart for the week May 19th and May 25th.

May 22, 2014: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on May 22, 2014 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week May 19th and May 25th. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

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

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May 22, 2014: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 22, 2014 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

La Malquerida

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Emilio Fernández

Maniac

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Franck Khalfoun

Happy Valley

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Amir Bar-Lev

Ek Hasina Thi

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Sriram Raghavan

Killing Spree

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Tim Ritter

May 22, 2014: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on May 22, 2014 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Angry Birds Stella

Angry Birds Stella

Platform: iOS, Android, BlackBerry 10, Windows Phone 8

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Rovio Entertainment

8BitBoy

8BitBoy

Platform: OS X, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Side-scrolling

The Forest

The Forest

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4

Genre: Open world, survival horror, survival

Publisher: Endnight Games

Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls

Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls

Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP Spike Chunsoft; EU / NA NIS America

Armillo

Armillo

Platform: Wii U

Genre: Action, platform, puzzle

Publisher: Fuzzy Wuzzy Games

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Who was the US President on May 22, 2014?

On May 22, 2014 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 22, 2014?

On May 22, 2014 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 22, 2014?

On May 22, 2014 the Pope was Francis.

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Back in 2014

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What is special about May 22nd?

May 22nd refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 22nd 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 22nd, such as:

  • 2019 - War in donbass - the ukrainian military reports that eight ukrainian soldiers were captured by prorussian fighters close to novotroyitske.
  • 2018 - Southern damascus offensive (april-may 2018, syria): the syrian government declares damascus, its environs "completely safe" after taking yarmouk camp from isil and hajar al aswad.
  • 2017 - 2017 manchester arena bombing: the greater manchester police (gmp), reported that there were deadly explosions at manchester arena, manchester, england. this happened at the conclusion of ariana grande's dangerous woman tour performance. (bbc) (the guardian). the gmp confirmed that at least 19 people were killed and 50 more injured, and is treating it as a terrorist attack. no one immediately claimed responsibility.

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What happened in 2014?

2014 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Six people were killed when six Indonesian police officers opened fire on suspected militants in Jakarta.
  • Spillover from the Syrian Civil War in Lebanon: Sources confirm that Majid bin Mohammad al-Majid has been captured by Lebanon. He is the leader of the al-Qaeda-linked Abdullah Azzam Brigades, responsible for the recent bombing attack on the Iranian Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon.
  • Somali Civil War (2009-present), 11 people killed in bomb attack outside a Somali hotel in Mogadishu. (Standard Media),

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What was the calendar for May 2014?

May 2014 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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