Tuesday May 23, 2017

US date format: 5/23/2017, UK date format: 23/5/2017

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 23, 2017). The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative), Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of May people in US were listening to by . Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, directed by David Soren, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017 while No Middle Name by Lee Child was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Love Connection. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2017, at May 23 across the years or at May 2017 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 23, 2017?


Holidays

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

  • Campaigning in the United Kingdom general election is suspended after the bombing at the Manchester Arena. The death toll is 22 with 59 injured. ISIL claims responsibility. Singer and actress Ariana Grande suspends her Dangerous Woman Tour. (AP), (BBC), (CNN)
  • The man suspected of carrying out the Manchester attack is identified as 22-year-old Salman Abedi, who died at the scene. Abedi was born in Manchester to Libyan parents. (ABC News) (BBC)
  • Prime Minister Theresa May says the government has raised its terrorism threat level to critical, the highest level, which indicates another attack may be imminent. (The New York Times) (The Washington Post)
  • 2017 Marawi clash: President Rodrigo Duterte declares martial law in the island of Mindanao after Maute militants clash with army troops in Marawi, Lanao del Sur. (Rappler) (The Washington Post)
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Taken

Taken

Directed by: Pierre Morel

Starring: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Leland Orser

Country: United States of America

Lucky

Lucky

Directed by: John Carroll Lynch

Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, David Lynch, Ron Livingston, Ed Begley Jr.

The Square

The Square

Directed by: Ruben Östlund

Starring: Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, Dominic West, Terry Notary

Megan Leavey

Megan Leavey

Directed by: Gabriela Cowperthwaite

Starring: Kate Mara, Ramon Rodriguez, Tom Felton, Bradley Whitford

Bomb City

Bomb City

Directed by: Jameson Brooks

Starring: Dave Davis, Glenn Morshower, Logan Huffman, Lorelei Linklater

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 23, 2017?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Despacito
  2. - That's What I Like
  3. - I'm The One
  4. - Shape Of You
  5. - Humble.

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - That's What I Like
  2. - I'm The One
  3. - Humble.
  4. - Mask Off
  5. - XO TOUR Llif3

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Believer
  2. - Heavy
  3. - Heathens
  4. - Human
  5. - The Night We Met

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Despacito
  2. - El Amante
  3. - Chantaje
  4. - Subeme La Radio
  5. - Felices Los 4

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman

Directed by: Patty Jenkins

Iron Fist

Iron Fist

Directed by: Carlo Rola

Dear White People

Dear White People

Directed by: Justin Simien

Love Connection

Love Connection

Directed by: Joseph L Leath

The Circle

The Circle

Directed by: James Ponsoldt

Days to next May 23

If May 23, 2017 is your birthday you're 3 years, 6 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 24 days.
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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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No Middle Name by Lee Child

No Middle Name

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Get ready for the ultimate Jack Reacher experience: a thrilling new novella and eleven previously published stories, together for the first time in one pulse-pounding collection from Lee Child.

Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

Into the Water

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAn addictive new novel of psychological suspense from the author of #1 New York Times bestseller and global phenomenon The Girl on the Train“Hawkins is at the forefront of a group of female authors—think Gillian Flynn …

Gwendy's Button Box  by Stephen King, Richard Chizmar

Gwendy's Button Box

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From Book 1: Set in the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine Stephen King teams up with long-time friend and award-winning author Richard Chizmar for the first time in this original, chilling novella that revisits the mysterious town of Castle …

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

Everything, Everything

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The instant #1 New York Times bestseller--now a major motion picture starring Amandla Stenberg as Maddy and Nick Robinson as Olly. Risk everything . . . for love.What

Surrender by Helen Hardt

Surrender

By:

Jonah Steel has fallen in love with Melanie Carmichael but still lives with the guilt that consumes him as he tries to unravel the mystery of his family’s past.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Sega

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $82.32
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $154.90
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $68.72
  • General Electric GE: opens at $28.21
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $152.57

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 0.8937 EUR
  • 1 USD = 111.781 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.7713 GBP
  • 1 USD = 1.3373 AUD
  • 1 USD = 1.3515 CAD

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 23, 2017?

On May 23, 2017 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is May 23, 2017?

On May 23, 2017 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 23, 2017?

On May 23, 2017 the US President was Donald John Trump (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 23, 2017?

On May 23, 2017 the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 23, 2017?

On May 23, 2017 Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church.


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