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 Pan's Labyrinth in 2006 directed by Guillermo del Toro and The Tenant in 1976 directed by Roman Polanski.
But much more happened on May 17 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around May 17 over the years?
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Pan's Labyrinth

Pan's Labyrinth

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Starring: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López, Maribel Verdú

Country: United States of America

The Tenant

The Tenant

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Roman Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas, Jo Van Fleet

Country: United States of America

X-Men: First Class

X-Men: First Class

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Kevin Bacon

Country: United States of America

Possession

Possession

Release year: 1981

Directed by: Andrzej Zulawski

Starring: Isabelle Adjani, Sam Neill, Margit Carstensen, Heinz Bennent

Country: United States of America

The Go-Between

The Go-Between

Release year: 1971

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Julie Christie, Alan Bates, Margaret Leighton, Michael Redgrave

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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

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 17 over the years?


Top #1 songs in the USA

Top #1 Rock songs

Books

Which were the most popular books released around May 17 over the years?
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David And Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell

David And Goliath

Year: 2014

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Malcolm Gladwell's provocative new #1 bestseller -- now in paperback. Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient Palestine, a shepherd boy felled a mighty warrior with nothing more than

Oprah by Kitty Kelley

Oprah

Year: 2010

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For the past twenty-five years, no one has been better at revealing secrets than Oprah Winfrey. On what is arguably the most influential show in television history, she has gotten her

The Horse'S Mouth by Joyce Cary

The Horse'S Mouth

Year: 1950

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The Horse's Mouth, the third and most celebrated volume of Joyce Cary's First Trilogy, is perhaps the finest novel ever written about an artist.

Ss-Gb by Len Deighton

Ss-Gb

Year: 1979

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What if WWII went the other way? In this alternative-history novel, Deighton imagines a chilling world where British Command surrendered to the Nazis in 1941, Churchill has been shot, the King

Dirty Work by Stuart Woods

Dirty Work

Year: 2003

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Hired to prove infidelity in an heiress's marriage, Stone Barrington goes undercover. But the work turns dirty-and catastrophic-when the errant husband is found dead and the other woman disappears without a

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