May 23rd is also known as Lucky Penny Day and Turtle Day.
We made it to day 143 of the year and there’s 222 days left to go until we reach the new year.
People who were born on this day all share the Gemini star sign.
This day in history has changed the world in many ways. It’s a day that’s had an important role in history, in areas such as politics, television and so much more. Find out all you need to know about what happened on this day.
Did you know that on this day in 1984, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom was released in the US? The second in the film series, it was directed by Steven Spielberg.
Keep reading for more facts about May 23rd in history!
What Happened On May 23 In History?
The final episode of LOST aired.
It was simultaneously screened in the US, UK and six other countries. This was done to avoid spoilers, and illegal internet downloads.
The first satellite launched by the US, the Explorer 1, stopped transmitting data.
After its batteries died, transmissions stopped, but the Explorer 1 stayed in orbit for over 12 years. It reentered the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean on March 31 in 1970 after more than 58,000 orbits.
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