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About May 29th, 2013, in brief:

  • Historical events: War in North-West Pakistan: Drone attacks in Pakistan. Pakistani intelligence officials claim that 5 alleged foreign militants were killed in a drone attack by the United States in Miran Shah, North Waziristan.
  • Day of the week: May 29th, 2013 was a Wednesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini (in western zodiac), Snake (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Cameron Boyce, Danny Elfman
  • Moon Phase: Last Quarter
  • #1 US song: Can't Hold Us by Macklemore
  • Popular movie: Man of Steel directed by Zack Snyder

More about May 29th, 2013? See below for more news and curiosities on May 29th, 2013.

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What day of the week was May 29, 2013?


May 29, 2013 was a Wednesday and it was the 149th day of the year 2013 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 29, 2013 can also be written as 5/29/2013 in the US and as 29/5/2013 in UK and Europe.

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May 29, 2013: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on May 29, 2013:

  • War in north-west pakistan: drone attacks in pakistan. pakistani intelligence officials claim that 5 alleged foreign militants were killed in a drone attack by the united states in miran shah, north waziristan.
  • Afghan insurgents stormed a red cross guesthouse in jalalabad.
  • Franca rame, an italian veteran actress, has died in milan at the 83rd year of age. she was also known as jacopo fo's wife and muse. dario fo dedicated 1997 nobel prize in literature in literature to her.
  • Italians fight to save trieste’s caffe san marco, a historic coffee house frequented many times by famous figures like james joyce, italo vevo, and umberto saba.
  • Shuanghui, a chinese meat processing firm, buys smithfield foods, the largest meat processor in the world for $4.72 billion.
  • Service corporation international buys stewart enterprises, a funeral service company for $1.4 billion.
  • A collision between a bus near dahanu, maharashtra state and a tanker caused at least 13 deaths and more than 20 injuries.
  • French police have arrested a man believed to be radical islamist for allegedly stabbing cedric corier, a soldier from the la defense district near paris.
  • Jadranko prlic, a former bosnian official, is sentenced by the international criminal tribunal for the former yugoslavia to 25 years imprisonment for war crimes committed during the yugoslav wars.
  • Buddhist mobs set fire to muslim homes and shops in lashio (myanmar), leaving one dead and four others injured.
  • New york police department (nypd), states that preliminary tests have shown that ricin was found in letters sent to michael bloomberg, new york city mayor, and the office of the director for mayors against illegal guns.
  • Michael adebowale was charged in connection with the killing of lee rigby, a british army soldier, during the 2013 woolwich attack.
  • U.s. representative michele bachmann, minnesota, a prominent figure within the tea party movement, suddenly announces that she will not run for reelection in november 2014.
  • Aurornis xui has been described as the most basal avialae species, possibly unseating archaeopteryx to become the oldest bird known.
  • The international olympic committee has released its shortlist of sports that will be included in 2020 summer olympics. they include squash, wrestling, and a joint bid for baseball-softball. the final decision will be made by september 7.
  • England and ireland will meet at wembley stadium, for the first time since 1995 when irish fans attacked and rioted against their counterparts in dublin. the match ends peacefully with a 1-1 draw.
  • Belgium beats the united states in a friendly soccer match at cleveland by 4 to 2.

May 29, 2013: What were the magazines covers that day?

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May 29, 2013: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on May 29, 2013:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $91.76
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $440.00
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $34.74
  • General Electric GE: opens at $23.42
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $206.22

Exchange Rates on May 29, 2013:

  • 1 USD = 101.13 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0349 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9618 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.1267 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 130.88 JPY

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May 29, 2013: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 29th 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 29, 2013: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 29, 2013 is Snake and the associated element is Water.

Discover the Snake personality and how the Water Element might affect a person's traits and compatibility with other signs according to the Chinese zodiac.

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May 29, 2013: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on May 29, 2013 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 29, 2013 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 29, 2013 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 62% full, rising at 11:38 pm and setting at 11:34 am.

The previous full moon was on May 25, 2013 while the next full moon would come on Jun 23, 2013.

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Who was born on May 29, 2013?


Whose famous birthday is on May 29th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 29th:

  • Cameron Boyce
    Cameron Boyce

    Cameron boyce was an american actor known for his roles in disney channel shows and movies, such as 'jessie' and 'descendants'.

  • Danny Elfman
    Danny Elfman

    Danny elfman is a composer known for his work on numerous film scores, including those for tim burton's movies such as 'batman' and 'edward...

  • Beatrice Lillie
    Beatrice Lillie

    Talented comedic actress and singer known for her wit and charm.

  • Melanie Brown
    Melanie Brown

    English actress and musician (spice girls).

  • Kelen Coleman
    Kelen Coleman

    Kelen Coleman is an American actress and writer known for her roles in television shows such as The Newsroom and The Big Bang Theory.

  • Laura Bailey
    Laura Bailey

    Laura bailey is an american actress known for her work in voice acting, particularly for her roles in video games such as the last of us...

  • Annette Bening
    Annette Bening

    Annette bening is a highly acclaimed movie actress known for her roles in films such as american beauty, the kids are all right, and being...

  • Rupert Everett
    Rupert Everett

    He is a british homosexual actor.

  • Riley Keough
    Riley Keough

    American daughter of a prominent family, she was the first grandchild of elvis presley's late father, danny keough.

  • Adrian Paul
    Adrian Paul

    British actor seen in "the highlanders" tv series.

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How old is someone born on May 29, 2013?


Someone born on May 29, 2013 is:

10 years 11 months old,

or 131 months and 29 days old,

or 573 weeks and 6 days old,

or 4017 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 29, 2013?

There are 1 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Wednesday May 29th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 29, 2013?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on May 29, 2013.

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May 29, 2013: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on May 29, 2013:

  • Ludwig G. Strauss

    German physician and academic (b. 1949).

  • Franca Rame

    Italian actress and playwright (b. 1928).

  • Richard Ballantine

    Author and journalist of american english (d. 2013).

  • Andrew Greeley

    American priest, sociologist, and author (d. 2013).

  • Françoise Blanchard

    French actress (b. 1954).

  • Mulgrew Miller

    American pianist and composer (b. 1955).

  • Wali-ur-Rehman

    Pakistani commander (b. 1970).

  • Henry Morgentaler

    Polish-canadian activist and physician (d. 2013).

  • Cliff Meely
  • Nino Baragli
  • Ramón Aguirre Suárez

What famous deaths happened on May 29th?

Famous deaths on May 29th:

  • Dennis Hopper
    Dennis Hopper

    American actor and director, who at 19 was the first to land a part in "rebel without a cause".

  • Romy Schneider
    Romy Schneider

    Internationally known german actress.

  • Harvey Korman
    Harvey Korman

    American comedian and actor, who has performed on tv commercials and stage.

  • Mary Pickford
    Mary Pickford

    Canadian-american actress.

  • Gavin MacLeod
    Gavin MacLeod

    American actor best known for his roles in the tv series "the mary tyler moore show" (1970-1977) and "the love boat” (1977-87).

  • Betsy Palmer
    Betsy Palmer

    Betsy palmer was an american actress best known for her role as mrs.

  • Fanny Brice
    Fanny Brice

    American comedian, genius at caricature and humor.

  • Coral Browne
    Coral Browne

    Australian actress known for her work in theater, film, and television.

  • John Barrymore
    John Barrymore

    American minor actor claimed to be the unborn son of john barrymore.

  • Eugenie Besserer
    Eugenie Besserer

    Actress anna christie, madame x, dies at 65.

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May 29, 2013: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on May 29, 2013:

  • Nigeria: Democracy Day.
  • United Kingdom: Oak Apple Day.
  • Venezuela: Tree Day.
  • Argentina: Army Day.
  • Blessed Adhemar
  • Bahá'f Faith: Ascension of Bahá'u'llah.

Observances on May 29, 2013:

  • International Day of UN Peacekeepers

Saints celebrated on May 29, 2013:

  • Saint Theodosia
  • Saint Erwin
  • Saint Maximinus of Trier
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May 29, 2013: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 29, 2013 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week May 27th and June 2nd. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


May 29, 2013: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 29, 2013 was Can't Hold Us by Macklemore, according to the music chart for the week May 27th and June 2nd.

May 29, 2013: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on May 29, 2013 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 27th and June 2nd. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Can't Hold Us
  2. - Just Give Me A Reason
  3. - Mirrors
  4. - When I Was Your Man
  5. - Stay

May 29, 2013: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on May 29, 2013 was Can't Hold Us by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Ray Dalton, according to the R&B music chart for the week May 27th and June 2nd.

May 29, 2013: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on May 29, 2013 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week May 27th and June 2nd. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Can't Hold Us
  2. - Thrift Shop
  3. - Blurred Lines
  4. - Started From The Bottom
  5. - #Beautiful

May 29, 2013: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on May 29, 2013 was Vivir Mi Vida by Marc Anthony, according to the Latin music chart for the week May 27th and June 2nd.

May 29, 2013: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on May 29, 2013 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week May 27th and June 2nd. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - Vivir Mi Vida
  2. - Limbo
  3. - Zumba
  4. - Damaso
  5. - Y Te Vas

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May 29, 2013: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on May 29, 2013 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Man of Steel

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Zack Snyder

Starring: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane

Country: United States of America

Winter's Tale

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Akiva Goldsman

Starring: Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly

Country: United States of America

Bullet to the Head

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Momoa, Christian Slater, Sung Kang

Country: United States of America

42

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Brian Helgeland

Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Christopher Meloni

Country: United States of America

Ain't Them Bodies Saints

Release year: 2013

Directed by: David Lowery

Starring: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Ben Foster, Keith Carradine, Nate Parker, Rami Malek

Country: United States of America

May 29, 2013: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 29, 2013 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Twisted

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Phillip Kaufman

Blood Ties

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Guillaume Canet

Max Steel

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Stewart Hendler

Monsters vs. Aliens

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Conrad Vernon

The Mimic

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Jung Huh

May 29, 2013: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on May 29, 2013 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Paris by Edward Rutherfurd

Paris

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom Edward Rutherfurd the great master of historical novels, comes a stunning epic about Paris.

A Step Of Faith by Richard Paul Evans

A Step Of Faith

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After reading The Road to Grace, Richard Paul Evans's hero Alan Christoffersen is faced with a life-changing challenge on his path to grace.

My Greek Drama by Gianna Angelopoulos

My Greek Drama

By:

Gianna Angelopoulos is a professional at turning ideas into reality. She has lived from Athens to Crete and Zurich to London. Gianna recounts her achievements as a dedicated public servant in My Greek Drama.

A Dance With Dragons by George R. R. Martin

A Dance With Dragons

By:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES SELLER * THE BOOK BEHIND FIFTH SEASON of THE ACCLAIMED HOBBY SERIES GAME OVER THRONES

Dad Is Fat by Jim Gaffigan

Dad Is Fat

By:

Jim Gaffigan is a stand-up comedian best known for his famous riffs on Hot Pockets. He also has riffs on bacon, manatees and McDonald's. In Dad Is Fat, he shares all the joys as well as the horrors of living …

May 29, 2013: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on May 29, 2013 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Cry of Fear

Cry of Fear

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Survival horror, first-person shooter

Blek

Blek

Platform: iOS, Android, Wii U

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Kunabi Brother

Cooking Mama 5: Bon Appétit!

Cooking Mama 5: Bon Appétit!

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Simulation, minigame

Publisher: JP Office Create; NA Majesco Entertainment; PAL Nintendo

Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure

Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure

Platform: Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Emergent, puzzle, action

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Book of Potions

Book of Potions

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Augmented reality

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Who was the US President on May 29, 2013?

On May 29, 2013 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 29, 2013?

On May 29, 2013 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 29, 2013?

On May 29, 2013 the Pope was Francis.

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What is special about May 29th?

May 29th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 29th 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 29th, such as:

  • 2019 - T-series, an indian film production company and record label, has reached 100 million subscribers to its most-subscribed youtube channel.
  • 2018 - 2018 liege attack: three people are killed, including two officers from the belgian police, in liege. four officers were also injured in the shooting. police later killed the gunman who took a female hostage.
  • 2017 - Battle of marawi: philippine forces continue fighting maute militants for marawi.

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What happened in 2013?

2013 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Syrian civil war: There are violent clashes near Aleppo International Airport, in the Battle of Aleppo in Syria. Unconfirmed reports suggest that it has been temporarily shut down.
  • Gunmen ambush a van carrying workers from a Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial, Pakistan, to kill five female teachers as well as two others in North-West Pakistan War:
  • Five female teachers were killed and two others were injured in an attack on a van that was carrying workers to their jobs at a Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial, Pakistan.

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What was the calendar for May 2013?

May 2013 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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