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Celebrate the Month of May

Health: Lyme Disease Awareness Month
Food: BBQ Month, Asparagus Month, Hamburger Month, Egg Month, Strawberry Month
Fun: Photo Month, Get Caught Reading Month

 

Celebrate the First Week of May

Food: National Raisin Week, National Herb Week

 

Sunday, May 1

Holidays: May Day, School Principal Day, New Homeowner Day, Batman Day, Mother Goose Day
Famous Birthdays: Wes Anderson, Tim McGraw, Wes Welker
TV Premieres: Penny Dreadful (10 PM, Showtime)

 

Monday, May 2

Holidays: Baby Day, Truffles Day
Famous Birthdays: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, David Beckham, Princess Charlotte
TV Premieres: Houdini & Doyle (9 PM, FOX) The Odd Couple (9:30 PM, CBS)
Events: Met Gala – “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology”

 

Tuesday, May 3

Holidays: Paranormal Day, World Asthma Day, Raspberry Tart Day
Famous Birthdays: James Brown, Bing Crosby
TV Premieres: Person of Interest (10 PM, CBS)

 

Wednesday, May 4

Holidays: Star Wars Day, School Nurse Day, Firefigher’s Day, Homebrew Day
Famous Birthdays: Audrey Hepburn, Erin Andrews, Will Arnett

 

Thursday, May 5

Holidays: Cartoonist Day, Chocolate Custard Day
Famous Birthdays: Adele, Henry Cavill, Craig David
Album Releases: Cyndi Lauper, “Detour”; Keith Urban, ‘Ripcord’; Mary Chapin Carpenter, ‘The Things We Are Made Of’

 

Friday, May 6

Holidays: No Pants Day, No Diet Day, Beverage Day, Military Spouse Appreciation Day
Famous Birthdays: George Clooney, Tony Blair, Orson Welles
Movie Releases: Captain America: Civil War ( PG-13)
TV Releases: Grace and Frankie (Netflix)

 

Saturday, May 7

Holidays: Free Comic Book Day, Roast Leg of Lamb Day, Join Hands Day
Famous Birthdays: Gary Cooper, Eva Peron, Breckin Meyer
Events: Kentucky Derby