May 11

May 11 is under the sign of Taurus. Famous birthdays on this day include Salvador Dalí (1904), Laetitia Casta (1978) and Renaud (singer) (1952). Several movies were released around May 11 over the years, such as Pulp Fiction in 1994 directed by Quentin Tarantino and Apocalypse Now in 1979 directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
But much more happened on May 11 over the years: find out below

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Pulp Fiction

Release year: 1994

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis

Country: United States of America

Apocalypse Now

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest

Country: United States of America

To Live

Release year: 1994

Directed by: Yimou Zhang

Starring: You Ge, Li Gong, Ben Niu, Wu Jiang

Dial M for Murder

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, John Williams

Country: United States of America

Dial M for Murder

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, John Williams

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 11?


    Holidays

  • Saint Francis of Girolamo
  • Saint Estella
  • Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
  • Saint Odilo of Cluny
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    Events

  • 2019 Yemeni Civil War (2015–present): Houthi forces begin to withdraw from several Yemeni ports, including Al Hudaydah, As-Salif and Ras Isa. The withdrawal is part of a UN-brokered ceasefire deal that aims to end the blockade of Yemen. (Deutsche Welle)
  • 2018 The Israel Defense Forces again open fire with tear gas and live ammunition on Palestinian protesters, following 6 weeks of protests. One person is killed and 146 others wounded, with some protesters throwing stones and burning tyres. (The Independent)
  • 2017 Battle of Mosul: The Iraqi army's chief of staff, Lt Gen Othman al-Ghanmi, states that his security forces are only days away from completing the operation to recapture Mosul from ISIL. (BBC)
  • 2016 Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017): 11 May 2016 Baghdad bombings: At least 64 people are killed and 87 injured in a bomb attack on a market in Sadr City, Baghdad. Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) claims responsibility. (CNN) (NY Times)ISIS bury alive 45 of their own fighters in Qayyarah for fleeing a battle. (Mirror) (Armen Press)
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Books

Which were the most popular books released around May 11 over the years?

The Da Vinci Code

Year: 2005

By: Dan Brown

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography

Year: 2000

By: Sidney Poitier

"I have no wish to play the pontificating fool, pretending that I've suddenly come up with the answers to all life's questions. Quite that contrary, I began this book as an exploration, an exercise in self-questing.

A Death In Belmont

Year: 2006

By: Sebastian Junger

In the spring of 1963, the quiet suburb of Belmont, Massachusetts, is rocked by a shocking murder that fits the pattern of the infamous Boston Strangler, still at large.

Shibumi

Year: 1979

By: Trevanian

Nicholai Hel is the world’s most wanted man. Born in Shanghai during the chaos of World War I, he is the son of an aristocratic Russian mother and a mysterious German

The Nun'S Story

Year: 1957

By: Kathryn Hulme

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