National No Phone Zone Day; International Jazz Day
Happy Birthday, State of LOUISIANA/WILLIE NELSON/CLORIS LEACHMAN/CHRISTINA HENDRICKS/DAMON DASH
Hosted Theme: Women Appreciation Month. It is also the beginning of my summer-hours activities (May - August, yearly).
It's National Military Appreciation Month; Older Americans Month; Asia Pacific American Heritage Month; Mental Health Awareness Month
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
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
World Press Freedom Day
We remember James Brown (Father of Soul) 5/3/1933-12/25/2006
Happy Birthday, KIMORA LEE SIMMONS/ANGELA BOFILL
Name the 1st black teacher in North America.
We remember Nick Ashford's birth today d./Adam Yauch 8/5/1964-5/4/12
Happy Birthday, MARY'actress'MCDONOUGH
Name the 1st black-owned business to host a black t.v. show
National Teachers' Day
National Day of Prayer
Europe Day (celebrated today & 5/9 yearly)
Who's 1st song was "That's All Right, Mama"?
Urini Nal (Children's Day - S Korea)
Happy Birthda1y, CHRIS BROWN/ANN 'ALICE' DAVIS/ADELE/RAHEEM DEVAUGHN
We remember Johnnie Taylor
National Lemonade Day
Japan holiday: Children's Day and Boys' Day
Library Day, USA
Provider Appreciation Day, global
UK: King Charles Coronation (2023)
Happy Birthday, GABOUREY SIDIBE/GEORGE CLOONEY/LYNN WHITFIELD/ROMA DOWNEY/TOM BERGERON
We remember George 'Gooper Pyle' Lindsey
National Travel & Tourism Week (5/6 - 12)
National Nurses Day
Happy Birthday, LYNN WHITFIELD!
Name the 1st black to own a television station
TV Special: Movie and TV Awards (MTV)
We remember music producer Andre Harell (d. 2020).
National Skilled Nursing Care Week 5/8 - 5/14.
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.
1st Cartoon Published (1754)
We remember, Vidal Sassoon 1/17/1928-5/9/2012; Ottavio Missoni; musician Little Richard (d.2020)
Happy Birthday, BILLY JOEL/ROSARIO DAWSON/AUDRINA PATRIDGE
John Brown (1800)
Sir James Barrie (1860)
Happy Birthday, CHARISE/BONO
Name 1st black to have a school named in their honor
We remember rapper Craig Mack (b.), singer Betty Wright (d. 2020)
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
Naitional Military Spouse Day
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
National Mother's Day
Peace Officers Memorial Day
Intl Day of Families
We remember Jackie Shane (b. 1940).
L. Frank Baum (1856)
Popular Christian Occurrence: Pentecost
Happy Birthday, JANET JACKSON/TORI SPELLING/SOMMORE
We remember Chuck Brown (8/22/36-5/16/12), Doug Dillard, "batgirl actress" Yvonne Craig
Happy Birthday, BOB SAGET
We remember Dennis Hopper 5/17/36-5/29/20; Donna Summers 12/31/48-5/17/12
N.Y. Stock Exchange Established (1792)
We remember "singer" Jerry Vale; Ken "Eddie Haskell" Osmond d. 2020.
Happy Birthday TINA FEY/ROB BASE GINYARD
International Museum Day
Black Rodeo, Little Rock Ak
Anniversary of Duke and Duchess of Sussex (UK, Harry & Meghan)
We remember Paul comedian Mooney. (d.2021)
Happy Birthday, GRACE JONES
DAY OF MALCOLM X'S BIRTH, 1925.
We remember Robin Gibb (12/22/1949-5/20/2012)
Blue Jean product Birthday
Happy Birthday, CHER/BUSTA RHYMES
What is a Qu'ran?
Antoinette Blackwell (1825)
Armed Forces Day
Minister Malcolm X pilgrimage to Mecca - 1964 New Name: Malik el Shabazz
Happy Birthday, MR. T/RON ISLEY
We remember Notorious 'B.I.G.' Smalls 5/21/1972-3/9/1997
What religious organization was the 1st to distribute Holy Bible in hotels?
National Maritime Day
Happy Birthday, GINNIFER GOODWIN/NAOMI CAMPBELL
Victoria Day (Canada)
Happy Birthday, State of SOUTH CAROLINA/MAXWELL/DREW CAREY
We remember Moms Mabley d. 5/23/1975, b. 3/19/1897
We remember Queen Victoria (1819)
Happy Birthday, PATTI LABELLE/BOB DYLAN/GARY'actor' BURGHOFF
We remember Tina Turner (d. 2023); Hal Jackson, 11/3/?-5/24/12
National Shoe Week
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
Africa (continent) Day
(View celebrities that have served our country)
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
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)
John F. Kennedy (1917)
We remember Doc Watson d.; Gavin 'actor' MacLeod (d. 2021)
Happy Birthday, State of WISCONSIN/RHODE ISLAND/LATOYA JACKSON/REBBIE JACKSON/MELANIE BROWN
Why do choirs march into the church?
We remember Ali-Ollie Woodson (9/12/1951-5/30-2010)
Happy Birthday, WYNONNA JUDD/RALPH CARTER/CEELO GREEN
Happy Birthday, SHARON GLESS/BROOKE SHIELDS/CLINT EASTWOOD/singer NORMANI/actress MERLE DANDRIDGE
Happy Birthday, State of KENTUCKY and TENNESSEE.
Hosted Theme: MEN APPRECIATION MONTH
It's National Black Music Month; DJ Month; It's National Caribbean American Heritage Month; Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Month; Dairy Month; Camping Month
Happy Birthday, JADAKISS/HEIDI KLUM/MORGAN FREEMAN/MARK CURRY
We remember Jean "TV Name Edith Bunker" Stapleton/Ann "TV Name Alice of The Bradys" Davis
Queen Elizabeth's 70th Jubilee (6/2 - 6/5): International (UK).
5th Philadelphia Roots Picnic, 6/2-6/3
We remember Rue McClanahan (2/21/1934-6/2/2010), Kathryn Joosten d., Richard 'Family Feud Host' Dawson
Happy Birthday, CORNEL WEST/KIKI SHEPARD/WAYNE BRADY/DENNIS HAYSBERT/JERRY MATHERS
Maryland: Chesapeake Chamber Music's 27th Annual Festival, 6/3-17
Happy Birthday, DENIECE WILLIAMS
We remember Curtis Mayfield (6/3/1942-5/26/1999), Josephine Baker, Ellen Corby, Clarence Fountain (d. 2018).
50th Dramatists Guild Fund Celebration, NY