May 21

May 21 is under the sign of Gemini. Famous birthdays on this day include Jeffrey Dahmer (1960), Notorious BIG (1972) and Briana Banks (1978). Several movies were released around May 21 over the years, such as Alien in 1979 directed by Ridley Scott and Once Upon a Time in America in 1984 directed by Sergio Leone.
But much more happened on May 21 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around May 21 over the years?


Release year: 1979

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt, Veronica Cartwright

Country: United States of America

Once Upon a Time in America

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Treat Williams

Country: United States of America

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Release year: 1989

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody, Denholm Elliott

Country: United States of America


Release year: 1984

Directed by: Mahesh Bhatt

Starring: Rohini Hattangadi, Anupam Kher, Soni Razdan, Madan Jain

The Thin Man

Release year: 1934

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan, Nat Pendleton

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 21?


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  • 2019 Eleven people were killed in an ambush at 12th mile in Khonsa-Deomali road in Tirap District in Arunachal Pradesh. (Reuters)
  • 2018 Economy of Japan: Sony agrees to a $2.3 billion deal where they will buy a controlling interest in EMI Music Publishing. The deal will mean that Sony would indirectly own 90% of the music publisher and its two million songs. (BBC)
  • 2017 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): A Taliban raid kills at least 20 Afghan police officers in southern Afghanistan. (AFP via Dunya News)
  • 2016 Attacks on secularists in Bangladesh: A homeopathic doctor is hacked to death in Bangladesh. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claim responsibility. (Reuters) (CNN)
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Which were the most popular books released around May 21 over the years?


Year: 1996

By: Danielle Steel

In her 37th bestselling novel, Danielle Steel tells the compelling story of a woman who must struggle to overcome a shattering betrayal, and the cruelest kind of malice.At

To Kill a Mockingbird

Year: 1961

By: Harper Lee

The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960.

The Long Road Home

Year: 1998

By: Danielle Steel

Bestselling novelist Danielle Steel takes us on a harrowing journey into the heart of America's hidden shame in a novel that explores the power of forgiveness, the dark side of childhood, and one woman's unbreakable spirit.From

The Right Words At The Right Time

Year: 2002

By: Marlo Thomas

For those of us in need of hope, a hero, or a healthy dose of inspiration, here is a heartwarming collection of personal revelations from some of today's greatest luminaries whose

The Audacity Of Hope

Year: 2007

By: Barack Obama

The Audacity of Hope is Barack Obama's call for a new kind of politics a politics that builds upon those shared understandings that pull us together as Americans.

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