May 1

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on May 1. From 1900 until now. May 1 is under the sign of Taurus. Famous birthdays on this day include Jamie Dornan (1982), Ajith Kumar (1971) and Zaz (singer) (1980). Several movies were released around May 1 over the years, such as Gladiator in 2000 directed by Ridley Scott and Mad Max: Fury Road in 2015 directed by George Miller.
But much more happened on May 1 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around May 1 over the years?
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Gladiator

Gladiator

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed

Country: United States of America

Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road

Release year: 2015

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Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Zoë Kravitz

La vida no vale nada

La vida no vale nada

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Rogelio A. González

Starring: Pedro Infante, Rosario Granados, Domingo Soler, Magda Guzmán

On the Nickel

On the Nickel

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Ralph Waite

Starring: Donald Moffat, Ralph Waite, Hal Williams, Penelope Allen

My Favorite Wife

My Favorite Wife

Release year: 1940

Directed by: Garson Kanin

Starring: Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Randolph Scott, Gail Patrick

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 1?


Holidays

  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
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Events

  • 2019 Naxalite–Maoist insurgency: Sixteen soldiers, including a driver, are killed in a landmine explosion in the Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, India. Maoist insurgents are currently active in the area, leading officials to believe them to be responsible. (CNN)
  • 2018 Human rights violations during the Syrian Civil War: ISIL releases an execution video showing a prisoner being killed by explosives in Yarmouk Camp, Damascus. (Metro)
  • 2017 Workers' Party of Belgium representative Raoul Hedebouw gets stabbed in the thigh, moments before holding a speech in Liège, Belgium. The presumed assailant is arrested. (Sudinfo)
  • 2016 Turkey–ISIL conflict, Spillover of the Syrian Civil War: 2016 Gaziantep bombing: A blast hits a police station in the southern Turkish city of Gaziantep leaving one officer dead and 13 injured. (BBC) (CNN)Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is suspected to be behind attack. (Reuters)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around May 1 over the years?
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The Joy Of Music by Leonard Bernstein

The Joy Of Music

Year: 1960

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(Amadeus). This classic work is perhaps Bernstein's finest collection of conversations on the meaning and wonder of music. This book is a must for all music fans who wish to experience

House Of Cards by William D. Cohan

House Of Cards

Year: 2009

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A blistering narrative account of the negligence and greed that pushed all of Wall Street into chaos and the country into a financial crisis.

The Greening Of America by Charles Reich

The Greening Of America

Year: 1971

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The 25th Anniversary of the Groundbreaking Classic. "If there was any doubt about the need for social transformation in 1970, that need is clear and urgent today....I

Life Is Too Short by Mickey Rooney

Life Is Too Short

Year: 1991

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He soared form the wrong side of Brooklyn to the top of the world. And he's still hot six decades later.

White Night by Jim Butcher

White Night

Year: 2007

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The inspiration for the Sci Fi channel television series In Chicago, someone has been killing practitioners of magic, those incapable of becoming full-fledged wizards.

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