By Chelsea Bandi
Here are a few coming attraction in theaters this summer.
Recipe of the Month
By Anna Clayborn
Striped Ice Pops
For the vanilla-yogurt mix
1 cup two percent greek yogurt
2 tablespoons sugar
¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
For the raspberry puree
12 ounces raspberries (3 cups)
2 tablespoons sugar
For the ice pops
1 cup pink lemonade
2 cup apricot nectar
1 cup grape juice
By Наташа Терехова и Сид Бушан
May 23: Turtle Day
May 2Ч: Escargot Day
May 25: Toщel Day
May 26: Blueberry Cheesecake Day
May 27: Sun Screen Day
May 28: Hamburger Day
May 29: Put a Pilloщ on Your Fridge Day
May 30: Щater a Floщer Day
May 31: Macaroon Day
June 1: Say Something Nice Day
June 2: Rocky Road Day
June 3: Doughnut Day
June Ч: Hug a Cat Day
June 5: Hot Air Balloon Day
June 6: День России Язык (Russian Language Day)
June 7: Chocolate Ice Cream Day
June 8: Щorld Oceans Day
June 9: Donald Duck Day
June 10: Ballpoint Pen Day
June 11: Щorld Doll Day
June 12: Peanut Butter Cookie Day
June 13: Seщing Machine Day
June 1Ч: Flag Day
June 15: Nature Photography Day
June 16: Fudge Day
June 17: Apple Strudel Day
This Month in History
By Mason Nieberger
May 1st - Observed as May Day, a holiday and spring festival since ancient times, also observed in socialist countries as a workers' holiday or Labor Day.
May 2, 2011 - U.S. Special Operations Forces killed Osama bin Laden during a raid on his secret compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
May 4, 1494 - During his second journey of exploration in the New World, Christopher Columbus discovered Jamaica.
May 5th - Celebrated in Mexico as Cinco de Mayo, a national holiday in remembrance of the Battle of Puebla in 1862, in which Mexican troops under General Ignacio Zaragoza, outnumbered three to one, defeated the invading French forces of Napoleon III.
May 6, 1937 - The German airship Hindenburg burst into flames at 7:20 p.m. as it neared the mooring mast at Lakehurst, New Jersey, following a trans-Atlantic voyage. Thirty six of the 97 passengers and crew were killed. The inferno was caught on film and also witnessed by a commentator who broke down amid the emotional impact and exclaimed, "Oh, the humanity!" The accident effectively ended commercial airship traffic.
May 7, 1915 - The British passenger ship Lusitania was torpedoed by a German submarine off the coast of Ireland, losing 1,198 of its 1,924 passengers, including 114 Americans. The attack hastened neutral America's entry into World War I.
May 11, 1969 - During the Vietnam War, the Battle of "Hamburger Hill" began. While attempting to seize the Dong Ap Bia Mountain, U.S. troops repeatedly scaled the hill over a 10-day period and engaged in bloody hand-to-hand combat with the North Vietnamese.
May 12, 1937 - George VI was crowned at Westminster Abbey in London, following the abdication of his brother, Edward VIII. King George reigned until his death in 1952. He was succeeded by his daughter Elizabeth, the current reigning monarch.
May 14, 1607 - The first permanent English settlement in America was established at Jamestown, Virginia, by a group of royally chartered Virginia Company settlers from Plymouth, England.
May 17, 1875 - The first Kentucky Derby horse race took place at Churchill Downs in Louisville.
May 18, 1804 - Napoleon Bonaparte became Emperor of France, snatching the crown from the hands of Pope Pius VII during the actual coronation ceremony, and then crowning himself.
May 20, 1932 - Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic. She departed Newfoundland, Canada, at 7 p.m. and landed near Londonderry, Ireland, completing a 2,026-mile flight in about 13 hours.
May 21, 1881 - The American Red Cross was founded by Clara Barton. The organization today provides volunteer disaster relief in the U.S. and abroad. Community services include collecting and distributing donated blood, and teaching health and safety classes.
May 22, 1972 - President Richard Nixon became the first American president to visit Moscow. Four days later, Nixon and Soviet Russia's leader Leonid Brezhnev signed a pact pledging to freeze nuclear arsenals at current levels.
May 25, 1787 - The Constitutional Convention began in Philadelphia with delegates from seven states forming a quorum.
May 26, 1940 - The Dunkirk evacuation began in order to save the British Expeditionary Force trapped by advancing German armies on the northern coast of France.
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