May 17

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on May 17. From 1900 until now. May 17 is under the sign of Taurus. Famous birthdays on this day include Trent Reznor (1965), Enya (1961) and Craig Ferguson (1962). Several movies were released around May 17 over the years, such as Cinderella Man in 2005 directed by Ron Howard and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold in 1965 directed by Martin Ritt.
But much more happened on May 17 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around May 17 over the years?
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Cinderella Man

Cinderella Man

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Craig Bierko, Paul Giamatti

Country: United States of America

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Richard Burton, Oskar Werner, Claire Bloom, Sam Wanamaker

Country: United States of America

Dead Man

Dead Man

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Crispin Glover, Lance Henriksen

Country: United States of America

The Time Machine

The Time Machine

Release year: 1960

Directed by: George Pal

Starring: Rod Taylor, Alan Young, Yvette Mimieux, Sebastian Cabot

Country: United States of America

The Hiding Place

The Hiding Place

Release year: 1975

Directed by: James F. Collier

Starring: Julie Harris, Jeannette Clift, Arthur O'Connell, Robert Rietty

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 17?


Holidays

  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
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Events

  • 2019 Canada–United States relations, Mexico–United States relations: The United States lifts tariffs on steel and aluminum from Canada and Mexico. (NPR)
  • 2018 International military intervention against ISIL: Denmark announces the partial withdrawal of its special forces from Iraq following the collapse of ISIL in the country. (Channel News Asia)
  • 2017 Bundu dia Kongo followers free their leader and 50 other inmates with an attack on the Makala jail of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. (Al Jazeera) (Pulse Nigeria)
  • 2016 Iraqi civil war (2014–present): 17 May 2016 Baghdad bombings: At least 69 people are killed and 230 injured in a series of bomb attacks targeting Shiite neighborhoods in Baghdad, Iraq. Islamic State of Iraq and Syria claims responsibility for some of the attacks. (NY Times) (Reuters) (Press TV)
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Music charts

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Books

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Affair by Amanda Quick

Affair

Year: 1997

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Charlotte Arkendale knew all there was to know about men. After all, she'd made a career out of steering marriage-minded women away from untrustworthy members of the opposite sex.Yet

Velocity by Dean Koontz

Velocity

Year: 2006

By:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER If you don’t take this note to the police . . . I will kill a lovely blond schoolteacher. . .

Deliver Us From Evil by David Baldacci

Deliver Us From Evil

Year: 2010

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From David Baldacci-the #1 bestselling author of The Whole Truth and First Family-comes his most timely, surprising, and heart-stopping thriller, DELIVER US FROM EVIL. Evan Waller is a monster .

Jewels by Danielle Steel

Jewels

Year: 1992

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On Sarah Whitfield's seventy-fifth birthday, memories take her back to New York in the 1930s. To a marriage that ends after a year, leaving Sarah shattered.

I Love You by Diane Clehane

I Love You

Year: 2003

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n I Love You, Mom!, Kelly Ripa and such luminaries as Sally Jesse Raphael, Diane Sawyer, Donna Hanover, Christine Todd Whitman, and Carole Black, each share a personal story about the

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