Friday May 22, 2020: on this day

About May 22nd, 2020, in brief:

  • Historical events: Pakistan International Airlines Flight 8303 crashes in Model Colony near Jinnah International Airport in Karachi, Pakistan, killing 98 people.
  • Day of the week: May 22nd, 2020 was a Friday
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini (in western zodiac), Rat (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Naomi Campbell, Bharat Gopy
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • Popular movie: Dolittle directed by Stephen Gaghan

More about May 22nd, 2020? See below for more news and curiosities on May 22nd, 2020.


What day of the week was May 22, 2020?

May 22, 2020 was a Friday and it was the 143rd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 22, 2020 can also be written as 5/22/2020 in the US and as 22/5/2020 in UK and Europe.


May 22, 2020: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on May 22, 2020:

  • Pakistan international airlines flight 8303 crashes in model colony near jinnah international airport in karachi, pakistan, killing 98 people.

May 22, 2020: What were the magazines covers that day?

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May 22, 2020: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 22nd 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 22, 2020: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 22, 2020 is Rat and the associated element is Metal.

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May 22, 2020: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on May 22, 2020 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 22, 2020 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, 2020 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 1% full, rising at 05:38 am and setting at 09:18 pm.

The previous full moon was on May 07, 2020 while the next full moon would come on Jun 05, 2020.

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Who was born on May 22, 2020?

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, 2020?

Someone born on May 22, 2020 is:

4 years 1 month old,

or 49 months and 26 days old,

or 216 weeks and 6 days old,

or 1518 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 22, 2020?

There are 308 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday May 22nd 2025.

Try out our Countdown calculator to find out are many days are left until your special moments.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 22, 2020?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on May 22, 2020.

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May 22, 2020: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on May 22, 2020:

  • Johnchristopher Williams

    Renowned composer known for his film scores.

  • Mory Kante

    Renowned Guinean musician known for his hit song 'Yeke Yeke'.

  • Sherrick Bates

    Sherrick Bates was a respected investigative journalist who covered issues of corruption and social justice.

  • Jerry Sloan

    Longtime head coach of the Utah Jazz known for his leadership and dedication.

  • Denise Cronenberg

    Canadian costume designer (b. 1938).

  • Miljan Mrdaković
  • Cristina Pezzoli
  • Ernő Sitku
  • Ashley Cooper
  • Luigi Simoni
  • Albert Memmi
  • Bruno Astesana

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.

  • Margaret Rutherford
    Margaret Rutherford

    English actress (born in 1892).

  • Rocky Graziano
    Rocky Graziano

    American actor and boxer (d. 1990).

  • Joan Davis
    Joan Davis

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

  • Victor Hugo

    French poet, writer, novelist and essayist.

  • Langston Hughes

    American writer and a key figure in the harlem renaissance.

  • Dalessandro Manzoni

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

  • 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.

  • Joseth Roth

    Joseth Roth was an American novelist and short story writer who is best known for his novels American Pastoral and The Human Stain.

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Who was the US President on May 22, 2020?

On May 22, 2020 the US President was Donald John Trump (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 22, 2020?

On May 22, 2020 the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 22, 2020?

On May 22, 2020 the Pope was Francis.


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 2020?

2020 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Iranian General Qasem Soleimani is killed by an American airstrike near Baghdad International Airport, igniting global concerns of a potential armed conflict.
  • Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 crashes immediately after takeoff at Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport; all 176 on board are killed. The plane was shot down by an Iranian anti-aircraft missile.
  • Taal Volcano in the Philippines erupts, and kills 39 people.

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What was the calendar for May 2020?

May 2020 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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