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May is the 5th month named after the Greek Goddess Maia  the month of spring, the birthstone is Emerald. Flower National Burger Month is Lily of the Valley & Crataegus monogyna. Month long observances Garden for Wildlife month,  & World Trade month. Holidays we may celebrate May Day, Mothers Day, & Malcolm X Day.  Birthdays Dwayne The Rock Johnson actor,  WWE Superstar 10 X World Champion, Tommy Chung Comedian, & actor, & Josh Homme musician Queens of the Stone age. Historical events  The Empire Strikes Back premiers Directed by Irvin Kershner , Starting Mark Hamill. 1897 Dracula written by Bram Stoker is Published & ICE-CUBE releases the album  AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted.