Tuesday May 31, 2016: on this day

About May 31st, 2016, in brief:

  • Historical events: Syrian Civil War: Overnight air strikes in Idlib (Syria) have claimed the lives of at least 23 people.
  • Day of the week: May 31st, 2016 was a Tuesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini (in western zodiac), Monkey (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Sandrine Bonnaire, Clint Eastwood
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • #1 US song: One Dance by Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  • Popular movie: Lights Out directed by David F. Sandberg

More about May 31st, 2016? See below for more news and curiosities on May 31st, 2016.

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What day of the week was May 31, 2016?


May 31, 2016 was a Tuesday and it was the 152nd day of the year 2016 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 31, 2016 can also be written as 5/31/2016 in the US and as 31/5/2016 in UK and Europe.

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May 31, 2016: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on May 31, 2016:

  • Syrian civil war: overnight air strikes in idlib (syria) have claimed the lives of at least 23 people.
  • Afghanistan war (2001-present). nine taliban militants are killed and 170 kidnapped in an attack on three buses carrying passengers in kunduz.
  • In kunduz, afghanistan, nine taliban militants killed and 170 were kidnapped in an attack on three passenger busses.
  • A delaware court ruled that michael dell and silver lake partners overpriced their dell inc. buyout in 2013 at $24.9 billion. investors who opposed the deal may be forced to pay millions. the wall street journal reports t. rowe price, an asset manager, made administrative errors that led to it voting in favor of the deal even though it had voiced opposition to it during the election.
  • The wall street journal reported that t. rowe price, an asset manager, made administrative errors which led to it voting in favor of the deal even though it had voiced opposition to it during the campaign.
  • A fire at an ammunition depot in pulgaon in maharashtra claimed the lives of 17 soldiers.
  • One man is killed and three others are injured when a five-storey apartment block in mezhdurechensk collapses.
  • According to the u.s. fourth circuit court of appeals (12-3) a warrant does not need to be obtained by police in order for them access to a person's location data from wireless providers.
  • Interview with frankfurter allgemeine: dalai lama, tibetan spiritual leader, says germany has too many refugees. he believes that refugees should be "only temporarily accommodated" with the aim of them returning home to rebuild their country.
  • North korea and weapons-of-mass destruction: north korea tries again to launch a bm25 musudan intermediate range ballistic missile capable, but unsuccessfully, of striking south korea and japan.
  • North korea tries again to launch a bm25 musudan intermediate range ballistic missile capable, but it fails.
  • According to a global slavery index report, 45.8 million people were born into slavery, forced labour, debt bondage or trafficked as slaves. india has an estimated 18.4million slaves and north korea, at 4.4 percent, the highest.
  • Iranian legislative election 2016, ali larijani is elected chairman of the iranian parliament for a year, while masoud peezeshkian (a deputy chairperson) has been elected. list of hope supported all three of the elected members in recent elections.
  • Ali larijani, the chairman of iran's parliament, has been reelected for a term of one year. masoud pezeshkian (deputy chairperson) and ali motahari (vice-chairperson) were elected. list of hope supported all three of the elected members in recent elections.
  • Papua conflict - thousands take to the streets in jayapura and other papua towns to support the free papua movement's efforts to join the melanesian spearhead group. indonesia responded with large police and military presence. there were reports that police fired on protestors in wamena, and then arrested dozens of people across the province.
  • Thousands take to the streets in jayapura and other papua towns to support the free papua movement's efforts to join the melanesian spearhead group. indonesia responded by sending large numbers of military and police officers, and reports indicate that they fired on protestors in wamena and arrested dozens more throughout the province.
  • After leading the group since 1976, mohamed abdelaziz, leader of the polisario front, has died.
  • 2016 united states presidential election. conservative leaders are seeking an alternative to donald trump, the republican party's presumptive nominee for the presidency. they have asked david french, a tennessee attorney and national review writer, to run as an independent candidate in the 2016 presidential election.
  • Conservative leaders are seeking an alternative to donald trump, the republican party's presumptive presidential candidate, and they have asked david french, a tennessee attorney and national review writer to run as an independent candidate for 2016.
  • Pele, the icon of association football, announces that julien's auctions will be selling 1,500 lots. these will include his medals and trophies as well as jerseys and diplomatic gifts.
  • Syrian civil war: the syrian democratic forces (sdf) launch the manbij offensive, in order to capture the city of manbij from the islamic state of iraq and the levant (isil).[15][16][17]

May 31, 2016: What were the magazines covers that day?

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May 31, 2016: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on May 31, 2016:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $90.00
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $99.60
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $52.26
  • General Electric GE: opens at $30.12
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $152.56

Exchange Rates on May 31, 2016:

  • 1 USD = 0.8981 EUR
  • 1 USD = 110.736 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.69 GBP
  • 1 USD = 1.3816 AUD
  • 1 USD = 1.3079 CAD

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May 31, 2016: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 31st 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 31, 2016: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 31, 2016 is Monkey and the associated element is Fire.

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May 31, 2016: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on May 31, 2016 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 31, 2016 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 31, 2016 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 15% full, rising at 02:33 am and setting at 04:18 pm.

The previous full moon was on May 21, 2016 while the next full moon would come on Jun 20, 2016.

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Who was born on May 31, 2016?


Whose famous birthday is on May 31st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 31st:

  • Sandrine Bonnaire
    Sandrine Bonnaire

    French actress who has appeared in more than 40 hollywood and french films.

  • Clint Eastwood
    Clint Eastwood

    American actor playing tough-guy roles.

  • Colin Farrell
    Colin Farrell

    He was an irish actor who got his breakthrough role in 1998 when he was cast as iin ballykissangel on bbc tv.

  • Brooke Shields
    Brooke Shields

    American actress and model.

  • Lea Thompson
    Lea Thompson

    American actress and dancer.

  • Tom Berenger
    Tom Berenger

    American actor, film producer and television writer.

  • Joe Namath
    Joe Namath

    American football player who led the new york jets' winning campaign at super bowl iii.

  • Sharon Gless
    Sharon Gless

    American actress, whose greatest success was as a detective in the series "cagney and lacey" (1982).

  • Eric Christian Olsen
    Eric Christian Olsen

    American actor.

  • Don Ameche
    Don Ameche

    American actor, vaudeville and radio star with over 50 films dating back to 1936.

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How old is someone born on May 31, 2016?


Someone born on May 31, 2016 is:

8 years and 13 days old,

or 96 months and 13 days old,

or 419 weeks and 2 days old,

or 2935 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 31, 2016?

There are 352 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday May 31st 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 31, 2016?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on May 31, 2016.

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May 31, 2016: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on May 31, 2016:

  • Jan Crouch

    American televangelist, co-founder of the trinity broadcasting network (d. 2016).

  • Carla Lane

    English television writer (b. 1928).

  • Rupert Neudeck

    German journalist and humanitarian (d. 2016).

  • Jim McMullan
  • José Miguel Álvarez Pozo
  • Corry Brokken
  • Mohamed Abdelaziz
  • Jules Browde
  • Chen Wei-chau
  • Antonio Imbert Barrera
  • Rudra Madhab Ray
  • David Tod Roy
  • Steve Szkotak
  • Bao Yajun (保育钧)
  • James Campbell

What famous deaths happened on May 31st?

Famous deaths on May 31st:

  • Jean Stapleton
    Jean Stapleton

    American actress and singer (d. 2013).

  • Martha Hyer
    Martha Hyer

    Texas, united states -- actress.

  • Arlene Francis
    Arlene Francis

    American actress and television personality, she has been a fixture on "what's my line" for 25 years.

  • Dorothy Patrick
    Dorothy Patrick

    Actress (torch song - new orleans, high wall).

  • Jack Dempsey
    Jack Dempsey

    In 1919, jess willard was defeated by american heavyweight boxing champion.

  • Adrienne Ames
    Adrienne Ames

    Actress (black sheep 24 hours), dies in 39.

  • Joseth Haydn

    Joseth Haydn was an Austrian composer who was one of the most prominent and prolific composers of the Classical period.

  • Emmogene Cunningham

    Pioneering computer scientist known for her work in artificial intelligence.

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May 31, 2016: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on May 31, 2016:

  • World No-Tobacco Day [WHO]
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  • The Godiva procession.
  • IT Day.

Saints celebrated on May 31, 2016:

  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
  • Saint Petronella.
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May 31, 2016: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 31, 2016 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week May 30th and June 5th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


May 31, 2016: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 31, 2016 was One Dance by Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla, according to the music chart for the week May 30th and June 5th.

May 31, 2016: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on May 31, 2016 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 30th and June 5th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - One Dance
  2. - Panda
  3. - Can't Stop The Feeling!
  4. - 7 Years
  5. - Work From Home

May 31, 2016: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on May 31, 2016 was One Dance by Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla, according to the R&B music chart for the week May 30th and June 5th.

May 31, 2016: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on May 31, 2016 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week May 30th and June 5th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - One Dance
  2. - Panda
  3. - Work
  4. - Needed Me
  5. - Me, Myself & I

May 31, 2016: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on May 31, 2016 was Duele El Corazon by Enrique Iglesias Featuring Wisin, according to the Latin music chart for the week May 30th and June 5th.

May 31, 2016: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on May 31, 2016 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week May 30th and June 5th. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - Duele El Corazon
  2. - Bobo
  3. - Hasta El Amanecer
  4. - Ginza
  5. - El Perdedor

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May 31, 2016: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 31, 2016 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Wolf Creek

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Greg McLean

Raising the Bar

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Clay Glen

Containment

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Neil Mcenery-West

Foursome

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Claude d'Anna

Voltron

Voltron

Release year: 2016

Country: United States of America

May 31, 2016: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on May 31, 2016 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

The Girl on the Train

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#1 New York Times Bestseller USA Today Book of the Year is now a major motion movie starring Emily Blunt. Paula Hawkins' new novel Into the Water is coming May 2017. The

The Fireman by Joe Hill

The Fireman

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The Fireman is the New York Times bestseller and award-winning author of NOS4A2 (Heart-Shaped Box). This novel tells the story of a global pandemic that causes spontaneous combustion. It also features a group of unlikely heroes who fight to save …

After You by Jojo Moyes

After You

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Jojo's latest book, Still Me, featuring Louisa Clark, Me Before You and After You is coming soon! "We

The City of Mirrors by Justin Cronin

The City of Mirrors

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * "A thrilling conclusion to a trilogy which will stand as one the greatest achievements in American fantasy fiction Stephen King. You followed The Passage.

Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

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Dr. Seuss's brilliantly wise Oh, The Places You'll go! This is the perfect way to send off grads from high school, college and nursery school. Dr.

May 31, 2016: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on May 31, 2016 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade

Platform: Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Massively multiplayer online third-person shooter

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Lego Marvel's Avengers

Lego Marvel's Avengers

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; OS X; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment; Feral Interactive (OS X)

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Fighting, role-playing

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Total War: Warhammer

Total War: Warhammer

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux

Genre: Turn-based strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: Sega

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Who was the US President on May 31, 2016?

On May 31, 2016 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 31, 2016?

On May 31, 2016 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 31, 2016?

On May 31, 2016 the Pope was Francis.

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Back in 2016

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What is special about May 31st?

May 31st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 31st 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 31st, such as:

  • 2019 - Taliban suicide car bomber kills 4 afghan civilians, inflicting more than 20 injuries on top of the four american soldiers.
  • 2018 - 2018 nicaraguan protests: after violent protests against nicaraguan president daniel ortega, catholic bishops have cancelled the episcopal conference talks they had planned with the government. according to nicaraguan human rights center 11 people were killed by pro-government armed group.
  • 2017 - Afghanistan war (2001-present). may 2017 kabul attack: at least 90 people are killed and 461 others injured in a suicide bombing in kabul, near the german embassy. (reuters via sbs), the guardian

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What happened in 2016?

2016 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A shooting occurs at a Tel Aviv pub, Israel. It leaves two people dead and eight others injured. The gunman was able to escape and perhaps killed his accomplice, an Arab taxi driver. His body was discovered nearby. The shooter was identified by the police as Nisa'at Melkham, a 30-year-old muslim from Ar'ara. He was also searched his house.
  • Two people are killed and eight others injured in a shooting at a Tel Aviv pub. The gunman was able to escape and perhaps killed his accomplice, an Arab taxi driver. His body was discovered nearby. The shooter was identified by the police as Nisa'at Melkham, a 30-year-old muslim from Ar'ara. He was also searched his house.
  • A 28-foot tall new statue of Jesus, called "Jesus de Greatest", was unveiled at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Abajah village in Nigeria's Imo state. It is the largest known African Jesus statue.

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What was the calendar for May 2016?

May 2016 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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