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 Brown of Harvard in 1926 directed by Jack Conway and The Sacrifice in 1986 directed by Andrei Tarkovsky.
But much more happened on May 1 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around May 1 over the years?
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Brown of Harvard

Brown of Harvard

Release year: 1926

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: William Haines, Jack Pickford, Mary Brian, Francis X. Bushman Jr.

Country: United States of America

The Sacrifice

The Sacrifice

Release year: 1986

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall, Guðrún Gísladóttir

Pixote

Pixote

Release year: 1981

Directed by: Hector Babenco

Starring: Fernando Ramos da Silva, Jorge Julião, Gilberto Moura, Edilson Lino

Chashme Buddoor

Chashme Buddoor

Release year: 1981

Directed by: Sai Paranjape

Starring: Farooq Shaikh, Deepti Naval, Saeed Jaffrey, Rakesh Bedi

The Harder They Fall

The Harder They Fall

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Rod Steiger, Jan Sterling, Mike Lane

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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Books

Which were the most popular books released around May 1 over the years?
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The Boys From Brazil by Ira Levin

The Boys From Brazil

Year: 1976

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The classic thriller of Dr. Josef Mengele's nightmarish plot to restore the Third Reich.Alive and hiding in South America, the fiendish Nazi Dr. Josef Mengele gathers a group of former colleagues for a horrifying project—the creation of the Fourth Reich.

The Mosquito Coast by Paul Theroux

The Mosquito Coast

Year: 1982

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In a breathtaking adventure story, the paranoid and brilliant inventor Allie Fox takes his family to live in the Honduran jungle, determined to build a civilization better than the one they've

Tuesday The Rabbi Saw Red by Harry Kemelman

Tuesday The Rabbi Saw Red

Year: 1974

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Rabbi Small encounters militant activists, anarchists, and a mad bomber on a college campus in this New York Times bestseller Once again, Rabbi Small finds himself looking for solace outside the confines

The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West

The Fountain Overflows

Year: 1957

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The lives of the talented Aubrey children have long been clouded by their father?s genius for instability, but his new job in the London suburbs promises, for a time at least, reprieve from scandal and the threat of ruin.

An Instance Of The Fingerpost by Iain Pears

An Instance Of The Fingerpost

Year: 1998

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A national bestseller and one of the New York Public Library's Books to Remember, An Instance of the Fingerpost is a thrilling historical mystery from Iain Pears."It

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