Social Sidekick 5/28-6/3: Social Holidays, Themes, and Noteworthy Events

Social Sidekick 5/28-6/3: Social Holidays, Themes, and Noteworthy Events

Hannah Curran
May 11, 2017

Time to break out the BBQ and the white pants, because it’s finally Memorial Day weekend! Zoom straight into summertime content over the three-day weekend with the Indy 500, Iced Tea Month, and (everyone’s favorite social holiday) National Doughnut Day. Sign up to receive Social Sidekick straight to your inbox so you can spend more time poolside and less time online this summer. Because, you know, SPF > PDFs. 

CELEBRATE JUNE 

//HEALTH//
National Safety Month, Cataract Awareness Month, Fireworks Safety Month, Hernia Awareness Month, Men’s Health Month, Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month, National Aphasia Awareness Month, National Congenital Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month, National Safety Month, National Scleroderma Awareness Month, Scoliosis Awareness Month, PTSD Awareness Month, Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

//CULTURE//
LGBTQ Pride Month

 //FOOD//
Iced Tea Month, Dairy Month, Candy Month, Soul Food Month, Country Cooking Month, Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, Papaya Month, Seafood Month, Steakhouse Month, Turkey Lover’s Month

 //FUN//
Great Outdoors Month, Camping Month

Sunday, May 28

//HOLIDAYS//
Amnesty International Day, Barbecue Day, Hamburger Day, Brisket Day

 //HASHTAGS//
#SundayFunday, #SelfieSunday, #Sinday

 //FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Kylie Minogue, Carey Mulligan, Kolbie Calliet, Jake Johnson, Jim Thorpe

 //SPORTS EVENTS//
Indianapolis 500

 //TV PREMIERES//
National Memorial Day Concert (PBS 8 PM), Expedition Mungo (Animal Planet, 10 PM)

Monday, May 29

//HOLIDAYS//
Memorial Day, Paper Clip Day, Put a Pillow in the Fridge Day, Biscuit Day, Composting Day

 //FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
JFK, Mel B, Daniel Tosh, Laverne Cox, Riley Keough, Patrick Henry

//TV PREMIERES//
America: Promised Land  (History, 8 PM), Whose Line Is it Anyway? (CW 9 PM), Still Star-Crossed (ABC 10 PM)

 

Tuesday, May 30 

//HOLIDAYS//
Mint Julep Day, Loomis Day, Water a Flower Day

 //HASHTAGS//
#TransformationTuesday or #TT, #TravelTuesday, #TongueOutTuesday, #Tunesday

 //FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Idina Menzel, Wynonna Judd

 //TV PREMIERES//
House of Cards (Netflix), Sarah Silverman: A Speck of Dust (Netflix), F Is for Family (Netflix), America’s Got Talent (NBC 8 PM), Animal Kingdom (TNT, 9 PM), Fear Factor (MTV, 10 PM), Good Bones (HGTV, 10 PM), World of Dance (NBC 10 PM)

Wednesday, May 31

//HOLIDAYS//
Shavuot, Macaroon Day, No Tabacco Day, Senior Health and Fitness Day, Save Your Hearing Day

 //HASHTAGS//
#WomanCrushWednesday or #WCW, #WayBackWednesday or #WBW, #WineWednesday, #WellnessWednesday, #HumpDay, #WisdomWednesday

 //FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Clint Eastwood, Waka Flocka Flame, Andy Hurley, Azalea Banks, Colin Farrell, Joe Namath, Patti Stanger

 //TV PREMIERES//
MasterChef (Fox, 8 PM), Big Little Star (USA, 9 PM), Brother vs. Brother: Jonathan vs. Drew (HGTV, 9 PM), The Carmichael Show (NBC 9 PM), The F Word With Gordon Ramsay (Fox 9 PM)

Thursday, June 1

 //HOLIDAYS//
Statehood Day (Kentucky & Tennessee), National Hazelnut Cake Day, Say Something Nice Day, Go Barefoot Day

 //HASHTAGS//
#TBT or #ThrowbackThursday, #Thursdate, #ThoughtfulThursday, #ThirstyThursday, #ThankfulThursday

 //FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Morgan Freeman, Alanis Morisette, Heidi Klum, Andy Griffith, Teri Polo, Marilyn Monroe

 //TV PREMIERES//
Nashville (CMT, 9 PM), Beach Bites with Katie Lee (Cooking, 10 PM ET)

Friday, June 2

//HOLIDAYS//
Doughnut Day, Fish and Chips Day, Rocky Road Day, Leave the Office Early Day

 //HASHTAGS//
#FollowFriday or #FF, #FlashbackFriday or #FBF, #FridayFeeling, #FriYay, #FridayReads

 //FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Sergio Aguero, Abby Wambach, Futuristic, Wayne Brady, Martha Washington, Justin Long, Zachary Quinto, Morena Baccarin, Andy Cohen, Dana Carvey

 //ALBUM RELEASES//
All Time Low, “Last Young Renegade”; Alt-J, “Relaxer”; Amber Coffman, “City Of No Reply”; Ayron Jones, “Audio Paint Job”; Beach Fossils, “Somersault”; Benjamin Booker, “Witness”; Bleachers, “Gone Now”; Charlie Fink, “Cover My Tracks”; Chastity Belt, “I Used To Spend So Much Time Alone”; Dan Auerbach, “Waiting On A Song”; Eighteen Visions, “XVIII”; Halsey, “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom”; Ikonika, “Distractions”; Jesu/Sun Kil Moon “30 Seconds to the Decline of Planet Earth”; London Grammar, “Truth Is A Beautiful Thing”; Luke Combs, “This One’s For You”; Marika Hackman, “I’m Not Your Man”; Peaking Lights, “The Fifth State Of Consciousness”; Roger Waters, “Is This the Life We Really Want?”; Saint Etienne, “Home Counties”; Sweet Baboo, “Wild Imagination”; TOPS, “Sugar At The Gate”

 //MOVIE PREMIERES//
Wonder Woman, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

 //TV PREMIERES//
Alaska Homicide (Discovery, 10 PM), Andrew Santino: Home Field Advantage (Showtime, 9 PM), Deadly Secrets by the Lake (LMN, 10 PM), Flake (Netflix), Long Strange Trip (Amazon)

Saturday, June 3 

//HOLIDAYS//
Egg Day, Repeat Day, Chimborazo Day, Insect Repellent Awareness Day

 //HASHTAGS//
#Caturday, #SexySaturday

 //FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Rafael Nadal, Mario Gotze, Anderson Cooper, Imogen Poots, Josephine Baker, Tony Curtis

 //TV PREMIERES//
Destination Wedding (Hallmark, 9 PM), Dumb: The Story of Big Brother Magazine (Hulu)