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Hi mom 👋
The Weekly Forekast 
Monday, May 6th, 2019

It's Mother's Day this Sunday 

Trending Event
💐 Mother's Day

Shout out to all the moms, including the mother of dragons. This Sunday is Mother's Day, so don't forget to pick up a gift for mom this week. She deserves it. If you're in need of some inspiration, New York Magazine put together 40 gift ideas you can buy on Amazon. It should get your wheels spinning. 

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🔥What's Trending This Week?

#1 Trending Event
🍿 Pokémon Detective Pikachu
Ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son, Tim, to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry's former Pokémon partner, wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth Detective Pikachu (voiced by Ryan Reynolds). The movie hits theaters this week. 


#2 Trending Event
👣 Lost Sock Memorial Day
We were surprised to see this trending on Forekast but hey, we get it. No sock left behind. Pause for a moment of silence the next time you do a load. 


#3 Trending Event
🍎 Teacher Appreciation Week
Starting today, Teacher Appreciation Week is a time to thank the educators in our communities. Send a thank you note to your favorite teacher.

What Else is Happening?

Technology
📱Google I/O Conference Begins
Google's annual I/O developer conference begins this week.  Many of the surprises have already been leaked online including a new cheaper Pixel phone, a nest-branded home hub, as well as a preview of Android Q.


Fashion
👗 Met Gala
The black-tie gala to help raise money for the fashion department of the MET unrolls the red carpet today.  All eyes will be on the celebs and their extravagant dresses. 


Holiday
🇪🇺 Europe Day
This day commemorates the 1950 Schuman Declaration, where Robert Schuman called on the nations of Europe to unite for peace, laying the foundation for what is now the European Union.


Holiday
🌀 Twilight Zone Day
This year marks the 60th anniversary of the first episode of The Twilight Zone, celebrate the series this Saturday by watching some old episodes or by streaming the new episodes from Jordan Peele's recent revival.


Movies
💍 Tolkien Premieres
Another movie that premieres this week, Tolkien, which is a JRR Tolkien Biopic starring Nicholas Hoult and Lily Collins.


⭐ The Best of the Rest

As always check out the Forekast website for all the events we couldn't fit into this newsletter.  Below are some other events we'd like to give a quick mention to:

The UN General Assembly declared May 8–9 as a time of remembrance and reconciliation for those who lost their lives during the second World War.

Astronomy Day is Saturday, here's hoping the weather cooperates.

International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world this week on the anniversary of Florence Nightingales birth (199 years ago).

The Premier League concludes this week with many important games that will decide teams' fates for both the championship and relegation.
 
Keep yourself up to date on all the trending holidays in the Holidays Subkast.

You're All Caught Up! 

Be sure to let us know on Twitter if you see any big events coming up in the future. 

👋See You Next Week!

 

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