Thursday May 23, 2013

US date format: 5/23/2013, UK date format: 23/5/2013

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see zodiac on May 23, 2013). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Can't Hold Us by Macklemore. Rapture-Palooza, directed by Paul Middleditch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013 while Life After Life by Kate Atkinson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blood Ties. If you liked videogames you were probably playing FIFA 14 or Blood of the Werewolf.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2013, at May 23 across the years or at May 2013 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 23, 2013?


Holidays

  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
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Events

  • Syrian Civil War:: Friends of Syria calls on Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah to withdraw from Syrian territory. (Ynet)
  • Friends of Syria calls on Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah to withdraw from Syrian territory. (Ynet)
  • Riots continue for a fourth night in suburbs of the Swedish capital Stockholm heavily populated by immigrants with unrest spreading. (Irish Times)
  • Code Pink's Medea Benjamin condemns Barack Obama's use of drones and the Guantanamo hunger strikes during Obama's speech outlining U.S. drone policy. (AP) (The Hill) (Business Insider)
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Blue Is the Warmest Color

Blue Is the Warmest Color

Directed by: Abdellatif Kechiche

Starring: Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Salim Kechiouche, Aurélien Recoing

Country: France

Star Trek Into Darkness

Star Trek Into Darkness

Written by:

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Benedict Cumberbatch

Country: United States of America

Nebraska

Nebraska

Directed by: Alexander Payne

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

Hawaii

Hawaii

Directed by: Marco Berger

Starring: Manuel Vignau, Mateo Chiarino, Luz Palazón, Antonia De Michelis

Now You See Me

Now You See Me

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Common, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson

Country: France

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 23, 2013?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Can't Hold Us
  2. - Thrift Shop
  3. - Started From The Bottom
  4. - Suit & Tie
  5. - Power Trip

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Radioactive
  2. - My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)
  3. - Ho Hey
  4. - Sail
  5. - Carry On

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Vivir Mi Vida
  2. - Limbo
  3. - Zumba
  4. - Te Amo (Para Siempre)
  5. - Como Le Gusta A Tu Cuerpo

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Mimic

The Mimic

Directed by: Jung Huh

Blood Ties

Blood Ties

Directed by: Guillaume Canet

Max Steel

Max Steel

Directed by: Stewart Hendler

Monsters vs. Aliens

Monsters vs. Aliens

Directed by: Conrad Vernon

Vice

Vice

Starring: Shane Smith, Thomas Morton, Ryan Duffy

Country: United States of America

How old am I?

If May 23rd, 2013 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Life After Life

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"One of the best novels I've read this century. Kate Atkinson is a marvel. There aren't enough breathless adjectives to describe LIFE AFTER LIFE: Dazzling, witty, moving, joyful, mournful, profound."--Gillian

Whiskey Beach by Nora Roberts

Whiskey Beach

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#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts weaves together passion and obsession, humor and heart, in a novel of two people opening themselves up to the truth—and to each other.For

12th of Never by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro

12th of Never

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It's finally time! Detective Lindsay Boxer is in labor--while two killers are on the loose. Lindsay Boxer's beautiful baby daughter is born! While Lindsay and Joe are at home in bliss, San Francisco gets hit with multiple killings.

Daddy's Gone A Hunting by Mary Higgins Clark

Daddy's Gone A Hunting

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In this "tantalizing" (Booklist) novel, Mary Higgins Clark, the #1 New York Times bestselling “Queen of Suspense,” exposes a dark secret from a family’s past that threatens the lives of two sisters.What

Dead Ever After by Charlaine Harris

Dead Ever After

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THE FINAL SOOKIE STACKHOUSE NOVELWhen a shocking murder rocks Bon Temps, Sookie will learn that what passes for the truth is only a convenient lie.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Doki-Doki Universe

Doki-Doki Universe

Platform: PlayStation 3,[1] PlayStation 4,[1] PlayStation Vita

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: HumaNature Studios

Eikoku Tantei Mysteria

Eikoku Tantei Mysteria

Platform: PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Romance, Mystery

Publisher: Marvelous AQL (PSP) Karin Entertainment (PS Vita)

FIFA 14

FIFA 14

Platform: Android iOS Windows Phone 8 Java ME Nintendo 3DS PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 PlayStation Portable PlayStation Vita Wii Microsoft Windows Xbox 360 Xbox One

Genre: Sports

Publisher: EA Sports

Blood of the Werewolf

Blood of the Werewolf

Platform: Windows, PlayStation Network, Xbox Live Arcade

Genre: Platform, action

Publisher: Scientifically Proven

Crysis 3

Crysis 3

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Shield Android TV

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $91.70
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $435.95
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $34.23
  • General Electric GE: opens at $23.52
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $205.48

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 101.99 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0302 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9688 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.134 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 131.89 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 23, 2013?

On May 23, 2013 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is May 23, 2013?

On May 23, 2013 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 23, 2013?

On May 23, 2013 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 23, 2013?

On May 23, 2013 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 23, 2013?

On May 23, 2013 Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church.


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