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May 5, 2024

May 5, 2024, was a Sunday. It was 20 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

On This Day

On this day

What happened on May 5, 2024?

  • Kim Kardashian is booed at The Roast of Tom Brady.
  • TikToker Haley Kalil causes controversy after she uses the audio clip "Let them eat cake" at the 2024 Met Gala.

Facts

This date occurred 20 days ago. It was the 126th day of 2024, in week 18. The decade was the 2020s. A baby that was born on this day is now 2 weeks old.

Personality traits

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on May 5, 2024.

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around May 5, 2024.

  • April 5, 2024:
    • McDonald's says that it will buy back all of its Israeli franchises following a boycott of the brand.
    • A rare 4.8 magnitude earthquake hits New York.
    • Ecuadorian police raid the Mexican embassy in Quito, Ecuador.
  • April 6, 2024: WrestleMania XL: Night 1: The Bloodline (The Rock and Roman Reigns) defeat Cody Rhodes and Seth Rollins.
  • April 7, 2024: WrestleMania XL: Night 2: Cody Rhodes defeats Roman Reigns.
  • April 8, 2024:
    • A solar eclipse is visible across North America.
    • Soccer: Everton are handed a two-point deduction for breaching the Premier League's profitability and sustainability rules.
    • Country music singer Morgan Wallen is arrested for throwing a chair off the rooftop of a bar in Nashville.
    • Actor Jonathan Majors is sentenced to probation for assaulting his ex-girlfriend.
  • April 9, 2024:
    • Simon Harris becomes Ireland's new Taoiseach.
    • The parents of Michigan school shooter Ethan Crumbley are sentenced to 10–15 years in prison for manslaughter.
  • April 10, 2024:
    • OJ Simpson dies from cancer at the age of 76.
    • The TV series "Fallout" premieres on Amazon Prime Video.
  • April 11, 2024:
    • The miniseries "Baby Reindeer" is released on Netflix.
    • Sabrina Carpenter releases the song "Espresso".
  • April 12, 2024: Shaboozey releases the song "A Bar Song (Tipsy)".
  • April 13, 2024:
    • Six people are killed during a stabbing attack at a shopping center in Sydney, Australia.
    • Iran launches approximately 300 drones and missiles at Israel.
    • UFC 300: Alex Pereira defeats Jamahal Hill, Weili Zhang defeats Yan Xiaonan, and Max Holloway defeats Justin Gaethje.
  • April 14, 2024:
    • Soccer: Bayer Leverkusen win the Bundesliga for the first time in their history.
    • Several countries in the Persian Gulf are severely impacted by heavy rain and flooding.
  • April 15, 2024:
    • Rust movie armorer Hannah Gutierrez Reed is sentenced to 18 months in prison for the 2021 involuntary manslaughter of Halyna Hutchins.
    • The criminal trial of former US President Donald Trump for allegedly falsifying business records begins in New York.
  • April 19, 2024:
    • The 2024 Bitcoin halving occurs.
    • A man sets himself on fire outside the courthouse where Donald Trump's trial is taking place.
    • Israel launches a series of retaliatory strikes against Iranian military sites.
    • Taylor Swift and Post Malone release the song "Fortnight".
  • April 20, 2024: Boxing: Ryan Garcia defeats Devin Haney.
  • April 23, 2024:
    • The US Senate passes a $95 billion aid package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan.
    • The FTC bans non-compete agreements.
    • The US Senate passes a bill that could ban TikTok.
  • April 25, 2024:
    • Harvey Weinstein's rape conviction is overturned in New York.
    • Soccer: Barcelona announces that its manager, Xavi, will stay with the club.
    • More than 100 protesters are arrested at a pro-Palestinian encampment at Emerson College in Boston.
  • April 26, 2024:
    • The romantic sports film "Challengers" is released in movie theaters.
    • TikTok ban: TikTok's parent company, ByteDance, states that it has no plans to sell the app.
    • Soccer: Liverpool and Feyenoord agree a compensation package that allows Arne Slot to become the next Liverpool manager.
  • April 29, 2024: Four police officers are killed in a shootout in Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • April 30, 2024: A 14-year-old is killed during a sword attack in Hainault, London.
  • May 1, 2024: Boxing: It is reported that Ryan Garcia tested positive for performance-enhancing steroids before his fight against Devin Haney.
  • May 2, 2024: UK politics: The Conservative Party loses hundreds of seats at the 2024 United Kingdom local elections.
  • May 3, 2024: US congressman Henry Cuellar and his wife are charged with accepting $600,000 in bribes.
  • This date: May 5, 2024
  • May 6, 2024: Snooker: Kyren Wilson beats Jak Jones to win the 2024 World Snooker Championship.
  • May 9, 2024: Blockout2024: Social media users launch a campaign to block celebrities following the Met Gala.
  • May 10, 2024:
    • The movie "Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes" is released.
    • Soccer: Kylian Mbappé announces that he is leaving PSG.
  • May 11, 2024:
    • Switzerland win the 2024 Eurovision with the song "The Code" by Nemo.
    • Dutch representative Joost Klein is disqualified from the 2024 Eurovision Song Contest after he allegedly makes a threatening movement towards a camera operator.
  • May 13, 2024:
    • It is announced that Melinda Gates is resigning from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
    • Michael Cohen testifies that Donald Trump directed him to lie and pay hush money to Stormy Daniels.
  • May 14, 2024:
    • US Secretary of State Antony Blinken makes an unannounced visit to Ukraine to discuss military assistance as Russia mounts its new counter-offensive.
    • It is reported that the death toll in Gaza has passed 35,000.
    • Soccer: French defender Raphael Varane announces that he will be leaving Manchester United at the end of the season.
    • The Dublin to New York City portal is shut down due to inappropriate behavior.
    • Google launches a new "Generative AI" feature in its search engine.
  • May 15, 2024:
    • A man attempts to assassinate Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico.
    • Singapore prime minister Lee Hsien Loong resigns after nearly 20 years in office.
  • May 16, 2024: Tabloid newspapers report that Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck are headed for divorce.
  • May 17, 2024: CNN releases security footage of Sean "P Diddy" Combs assaulting Cassie Ventura in 2016.
  • May 18, 2024: Boxing: Oleksandr Usyk defeats Tyson Fury via split decision.
  • May 19, 2024:
    • Soccer: Manchester City win their fourth Premier League title in a row after beating West Ham 3-1 in the final game of the season.
    • Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi dies in a helicopter crash near Varzaqan, Iran.
    • Soccer: Jürgen Klopp manages his last Liverpool game.
  • May 20, 2024:
    • The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court applies for arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar for war crimes.
    • Soccer: Liverpool officially announces Arne Slot as their new manager.
    • Seafood restaurant chain "Red Lobster" files for bankruptcy.
    • Scarlett Johansson accuses AI company ChatGPT of using her voice after she refused to give them permission.
  • May 21, 2024: Soccer: Mauricio Pochettino leaves Chelsea.
  • May 22, 2024:
    • UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak calls a snap election for July 4th.
    • Soccer: Italian side Atalanta win the Europa League by defeating Bayer Leverkusen 3-0 and ending their 51-game unbeaten run.
    • Nine people are killed after a stage collapses during a presidential candidate's campaign rally in San Pedro, Mexico.
    • Five people are killed by tornadoes in Iowa.
  • May 23, 2024: China begins conducting military drills around Taiwan.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 5, 2024, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2024 is the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 5, 2024 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.
Television shows

Television shows in May 2024

Television shows that people were watching in May 2024:

The Family Stallone
The Family Stallone
The Night Agent
The Night Agent
The Last of Us
The Last of Us
House of the Dragon
House of the Dragon
The Bear
The Bear
The Kardashians
The Kardashians
Severance
Severance
The Wheel of Time
The Wheel of Time
Only Murders in the Building
Only Murders in the Building
The White Lotus
The White Lotus
Cobra Kai
Cobra Kai
Bridgerton
Bridgerton
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in May 2024

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Rock Paper Scissors
Rock Paper Scissors
Pretty Freekin Scary
Pretty Freekin Scary
Transformers: EarthSpark
Transformers: EarthSpark

Monster High
Monster High
The Tiny Chef Show
The Tiny Chef Show
Chibiverse
Chibiverse
Face's Music Party
Face's Music Party
The Villains of Valley View
The Villains of Valley View
Baby Shark's Big Show!
Baby Shark's Big Show!
Tyler Perry's Young Dylan
Tyler Perry's Young Dylan
The Adventures of Paddington
The Adventures of Paddington
Toys

Toys in 2024

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

The PlayStation 5
The PlayStation 5
The Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in May 2024.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III 2023
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III
Alan Wake 2 2023
Alan Wake 2
Cities: Skylines II 2023
Cities: Skylines II
Spider-Man 2 (2023) 2023
Spider-Man 2 (2023)
Super Mario Bros. Wonder 2023
Super Mario Bros. Wonder
Assassin's Creed Mirage 2023
Assassin's Creed Mirage
EA Sports FC 24 2023
EA Sports FC 24
Starfield 2023
Starfield
Baldur's Gate 3 2023
Baldur's Gate 3
Diablo IV 2023
Diablo IV
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor 2023
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on May 5.

Karl Marx

Karl Marx

Philosopher Deceased
Born on May 5, 1818
He was not alive on this date.

Adele

Adele

Singer
Born on May 5, 1988
She turned 36 on this day in 2024.

Chris Brown

Chris Brown

Singer
Born on May 5, 1989
He turned 35 on this day in 2024.

Holidays

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on May 5:

USA

US President

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on May 5, 2024.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Rishi Sunak was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Simon Harris was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 5, 2024 was most likely conceived around August 13, 2023.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 5, 2024 is close to January 26, 2025.

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Stats for May 5, 2024

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about May 5, 2024:

  • 20 days have passed since this date.
  • 2 weeks have passed.
  • 1,728,000 seconds have passed since May 5, 2024.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,016,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 891,648,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 288,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 148,608 steps. That's roughly 66 miles.
  • 20,736 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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