May 15

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on May 15. From 1900 until now. May 15 is under the sign of Taurus. Famous birthdays on this day include Mireille Darc (1938), Madhuri Dixit (1967) and Andy Murray (1987). Several movies were released around May 15 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 15 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around May 15 over the years?
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The Searchers

The Searchers

Release year: 1956

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond

Country: United States of America

The Killing

The Killing

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards, Jay C. Flippen

Country: United States of America

Mulholland Dr.

Mulholland Dr.

Release year: 2001

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux, Jeanne Bates

Country: United States of America

Au Hasard Balthazar

Au Hasard Balthazar

Release year: 1966

Directed by: Robert Bresson

Starring: Anne Wiazemsky, Walter Green, François Lafarge, Jean-Claude Guilbert

Country: United States of America

Breaking the Waves

Breaking the Waves

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Lars von Trier

Starring: Emily Watson, Stellan Skarsgård, Katrin Cartlidge, Jean-Marc Barr

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 15?


Holidays

  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
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Events

  • 2019 Militants kill at least 17 Niger Armed Forces troops in an ambush near the Malian border. Another 11 soldiers are missing; six others have been evacuated to a hospital. No group has claimed responsibility. (BBC) (Reuters)
  • 2018 2018 Gaza border protests: The Israeli Army reports some 4,000 Palestinians hold violent protests in five locations along the Gaza border, throwing Molotov cocktails at troops and burning tires. The Israeli Army kills two protesters and injures more than 100 others using live fire and tear gas. (The Jerusalem Post)
  • 2017 Western Digital appeals to arbitration in an effort to prevent its partner Toshiba, from selling its chip-making operation, Toshiba Memory. (Reuters)
  • 2016 Iraqi civil war (2014–present): Suicide bomb attacks in a state owned cooking gas plant in Taji, north of Baghdad, kill at least 18 people, while 11 others die in attacks across the country. (Al-Jazeera) (Reuters via Daily Mail)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 15 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around May 15 over the years?
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The Far Side Of Paradise by Arthur Mizener

The Far Side Of Paradise

Year: 1951

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When the original edition of the first full-length biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald appeared, a decade after the writer’s death, in 1951, it was widely acclaimed as a sensitive, scholarly appraisal

Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Like Water For Chocolate

Year: 1993

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Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in tum-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit.

Mine Enemy Grows Older by Alexander King

Mine Enemy Grows Older

Year: 1959

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Mine Enemy Grows Older

The Name Of The Rose by Umberto Eco

The Name Of The Rose

Year: 1984

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Umberto Eco’s first novel, an international sensation and winner of the Premio Strega and the Prix Médicis Étranger awards The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to …

How You Can Become Financially Independent By Investing In Real Estate by Albert J. Lowry

How You Can Become Financially Independent By Investing In Real Estate

Year: 1980

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How You Can Become Financially Independent by Investing in Real Estate , covers the latest tax laws, and shows how you can realize greater profits than ever before-even.

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