Hawaii Lei Day; Primero de Mayo (Mexico)
We remember Chris "Kross" Kelly; Happy Birthday, TINA CAMPBELL (MARY/MARY)/HEIDI KLUM/DJ REFLEX
Holocaust Rememberance Day begins at Sundown
It's National Military Appreciation Month; Older Americans Month; Asia Pacific American Heritage Month.
Hosted Theme: Women Appreciation Month. It is also the beginning of my summer-hours activities (May - August, yearly).
International Bereaved Mother's Day; May Day: Law Day; Mother Goose Day; Labor Day (Barbados)
National Day of Prayer
Holocaust Rememberance Day
Happy Birthday DWAYNE JOHNSON
Social Event: Our Annual Summer Challenge Theme Announced In May
We remember James Brown (Father of Soul) 5/3/1933-12/25/2006
Happy Birthday, KIMORA LEE SIMMONS/ANGELA BOFILL
World Press Freedom Day
Name the 1st black teacher in North America.
National Teachers' Day
Name the 1st black-owned business to host a black t.v. show
We remember Nick Ashford's birth today d./Adam Yauch 8/5/1964-5/4/12
Happy Birthday, MARY'actress'MCDONOUGH
Happy Birthda1y, CHRIS BROWN/ANN 'ALICE' DAVIS/ADELE/RAHEEM DEVAUGHN
Europe Day (celebrated today & 5/9 yearly)
Who's 1st song was "That's All Right, Mama"?
National Lemonade Day
We remember Johnnie Taylor
Japan holiday: Children's Day and Boys' Day
Urini Nal (Children's Day - S Korea)
Cinco de Mayo
We remember George 'Gooper Pyle' Lindsey
National Travel & Tourism Week (5/6 - 12)
Library Day, USA
Happy Birthday, GABOUREY SIDIBE/GEORGE CLOONEY/LYNN WHITFIELD/ROMA DOWNEY/TOM BERGERON
Provider Appreciation Day, global
TV Special: Movie and TV Awards (MTV)
Name the 1st black to own a television station
We remember music producer Andre Harell (d. 2020).
Happy Birthday, LYNN WHITFIELD!
Former Pres. Harry S. Truman, 1884
Fulton J. Sheen (1895)
We remember Mauric Sendak, Jeanne "Katherine Chancellor" Cooper d., Dana Plato 11/7/64 - 5/8/99 d.; Happy Birthday, ROBERT "Bob" JOHNSON/ENRIQUE IGLESIAS.
National Skilled Nursing Care Week 5/8 - 5/14.
We remember, Vidal Sassoon 1/17/1928-5/9/2012; Ottavio Missoni; musician Little Richard (d.2020)
John Brown (1800)
Sir James Barrie (1860)
1st Cartoon Published (1754)
Happy Birthday, BILLY JOEL/ROSARIO DAWSON/AUDRINA PATRIDGE
We remember rapper Craig Mack (b.), singer Betty Wright (d. 2020)
Name 1st black to have a school named in their honor
Happy Birthday, CHARISE/BONO
Name 1st black founder/owner of black cable network
Happy Birthday, State of MINNESOTA/We acknowledge Min. LOUIS FARRAKHAN
Children's Day/Boys' Day
Happy Birthday, KIM FIELDS/EMILY VANCAMP/MALIN AKERMAN
We remember Doris 'actress' Day (d. 2019).
Happy Birthday, DARIUS RUCKER/STEVIE WONDER/LARI WHITE/ROBT PATTINSON/STEPHEN COLBERT
We remember B.B. King aka King of Blues b. 9/16/25
Happy Birthday, CATE BLANCHETT/SHANICE"singer" WILSON/MARK ZUCKERBERG
Intl Day of Families
L. Frank Baum (1856)
Popular Christian Occurrence: Pentecost
We remember Jackie Shane (b. 1940).
Peace Officers Memorial Day
We remember Chuck Brown (8/22/36-5/16/12), Doug Dillard, "batgirl actress" Yvonne Craig
Happy Birthday, JANET JACKSON/TORI SPELLING/SOMMORE
We remember Dennis Hopper 5/17/36-5/29/20; Donna Summers 12/31/48-5/17/12
N.Y. Stock Exchange Established (1792)
Happy Birthday, BOB SAGET
Happy Birthday TINA FEY/ROB BASE GINYARD
International Museum Day
We remember "singer" Jerry Vale; Ken "Eddie Haskell" Osmond d. 2020.
Happy Birthday, GRACE JONES
DAY OF MALCOLM X'S BIRTH, 1925.
Black Rodeo, Little Rock Ak
We remember Paul comedian Mooney. (d.2021)
Anniversary of Duke and Duchess of Sussex (UK, Harry & Meghan)
Blue Jean product Birthday
Antoinette Blackwell (1825)
We remember Robin Gibb (12/22/1949-5/20/2012)
What is a Qu'ran?
Happy Birthday, CHER/BUSTA RHYMES
Happy Birthday, MR. T/RON ISLEY
We remember Notorious 'B.I.G.' Smalls 5/21/1972-3/9/1997
Minister Malcolm X pilgrimage to Mecca - 1964 New Name: Malik el Shabazz
Armed Forces Day
What religious organization was the 1st to distribute Holy Bible in hotels?
Happy Birthday, GINNIFER GOODWIN/NAOMI CAMPBELL
National Maritime Day
Happy Birthday, State of SOUTH CAROLINA/MAXWELL/DREW CAREY
We remember Moms Mabley d. 5/23/1975, b. 3/19/1897
Victoria Day (Canada)
We remember Hal Jackson, 11/3/?-5/24/12
We remember Queen Victoria (1819)
National Shoe Week
Happy Birthday, PATTI LABELLE/BOB DYLAN/GARY'actor' BURGHOFF
New Monday Show: Internet Revival Weekend
Africa (continent) Day
Name the 1st black woman to host a weekday talk show? On this day was the last episode of the "Oprah Winfrey Show."
Happy Birthday, IAN MCKELLEN; LESLIE UGGAM
(View celebrities that have served our country)
Global Tap Dance Day
We remember Ivan Van Sertima (African Historian) 1/26/1935-5/25/2009, Bill 'BOJANGLES' Robinson d.11/25/1949, Lee Chamberlin (actress and playwright),Dixie Carter
Happy Birthday, PAM GRIER/LENNY KRAVITZ/LAURYN HILL/OCTAVIA SPENCER
We remember John Wayne (1907), Miles Davis
Happy Birthday, LOUIS GOSSETT, JR/TODD BRIDGES/ANDRE 3000
We remember Carrie Smith (8/25/1941-5/27/2012)
Julia Ward Rowe (1819)
Happy Birthday, JAHEIM/GLADYS KNIGHT
We remember Gary Coleman (2/8/1968-5/28/2010), Maya Angelou (4/4/1928-5/28/2014)
Happy Birthday, State of WISCONSIN/RHODE ISLAND/LATOYA JACKSON/REBBIE JACKSON/MELANIE BROWN
John F. Kennedy (1917)
We remember Doc Watson d.; Gavin 'actor' MacLeod (d. 2021)
Why do choirs march into the church?
Happy Birthday, WYNONNA JUDD/RALPH CARTER/CEELO GREEN
We remember Ali-Ollie Woodson (9/12/1951-5/30-2010)
Happy Birthday, SHARON GLESS/BROOKE SHIELDS/CLINT EASTWOOD/singer NORMANI/actress MERLE DANDRIDGE
Happy Birthday, State of KENTUCKY and TENNESSEE.
Happy Birthday, JADAKISS/HEIDI KLUM/MORGAN FREEMAN/MARK CURRY
Hosted Theme: MEN APPRECIATION MONTH
We remember Jean "TV Name Edith Bunker" Stapleton/Ann "TV Name Alice of The Bradys" Davis
It's National Black Music Month; It's National Caribbean American Heritage Month; Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Month
5th Philadelphia Roots Picnic, 6/2-6/3
Happy Birthday, CORNEL WEST/KIKI SHEPARD/WAYNE BRADY/DENNIS HAYSBERT/JERRY MATHERS
We remember Rue McClanahan (2/21/1934-6/2/2010), Kathryn Joosten d., Richard 'Family Feud Host' Dawson
Queen Elizabeth's 70th Jubilee (6/2 - 6/5): International (UK).
Chesapeake Chamber Music's 27th Annual Festival, 6/3-17
50th Dramatists Guild Fund Celebration, NY
Happy Birthday, DENIECE WILLIAMS
We remember Curtis Mayfield (6/3/1942-5/26/1999), Josephine Baker, Ellen Corby, Clarence Fountain (d. 2018).
Happy Birthday, ANGELINA JOLIE/RUSSEL BRAND
1st Baptist Church,1665,US