Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on May 11. From 1900 until now.
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 The Searchers in 1956 directed by John Ford and The Killing in 1956 directed by Stanley Kubrick.
But much more happened on May 11 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around May 11 over the years?
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Which were the important events of May 11?
- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 11 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2017 Bruno Mars - That's What I Like
- 2016 Desiigner - Panda
- 2015 Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth - See You Again
- 2014 Pharrell Williams - Happy
- 2013 P!nk - Just Give Me A Reason
- 2012 Gotye - Somebody That I Used To Know
- 2011 Katy Perry - E.T.
- 2010 Usher - OMG
- 2009 The Black Eyed Peas - Boom Boom Pow
- 2008 Leona Lewis - Bleeding Love
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Top #1 Rock songs
- 2017 Imagine Dragons - Believer
- 2016 Prince And The Revolution - Purple Rain
- 2015 WALK THE MOON - Shut Up And Dance
- 2014 Bastille - Pompeii
- 2013 Imagine Dragons - Radioactive
- 2012 Gotye Featuring Kimbra - Somebody That I Used To Know
- 2011 Foo Fighters - Rope
- 2010 Stone Temple Pilots - Between The Lines
Which were the most popular books released around May 11 over the years?
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