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
Which were the most popular Movies released around May 17 over the years?
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Which were the important events of May 17?
- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 17 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2017 DJ Khaled Featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne - I'm The One
- 2016 Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla - One Dance
- 2015 Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth - See You Again
- 2014 John Legend - All Of Me
- 2013 Macklemore - Can't Hold Us
- 2012 Gotye - Somebody That I Used To Know
- 2011 Adele - Rolling In The Deep
- 2010 Eminem - Not Afraid
- 2009 The Black Eyed Peas - Boom Boom Pow
- 2008 Leona Lewis - Bleeding Love
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Top #1 Rock songs
Which were the most popular books released around May 17 over the years?
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