Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on May 23. From 1900 until now.
May 23 is under the sign of Gemini.
Famous birthdays on this day include Joan Collins (1933), Jewel (singer) (1974) and Gayatri Devi (1919).
Several movies were released around May 23 over the years, such as Watch Out for the Automobile in 1966 directed by Eldar Ryazanov and A Raisin in the Sun in 1961 directed by Daniel Petrie.
But much more happened on May 23 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around May 23 over the years?
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Which were the important events of May 23?
- 2019 Syrian Civil War, Northwestern Syria offensive (April 2019–present): Sky News journalist Alex Crawford and her media team are fired on by Syrian Army tanks in the Tahrir al-Sham-held village of Hbit, Idlib Governorate, while covering the fighting there. Their guide, Bilal Abdul Kareem, is injured by shrapnel to his chest. (The Guardian)
- 2018 Transport in Iran: Iranian truck owners and drivers start striking in seven provinces to protest poor working conditions. (VOA) (The Washington Post)
- 2017 Campaigning in the United Kingdom general election is suspended after the bombing at the Manchester Arena. The death toll is 22 with 59 injured. ISIL claims responsibility. Singer and actress Ariana Grande suspends her Dangerous Woman Tour. (AP), (BBC), (CNN)
- 2016 Syrian Civil War: Reuters reports nearly 150 people are killed and at least 200 wounded in a series of car bomb and suicide attacks in the Syrian cities of Jableh and Tartus in government-controlled territory that hosts Russian military bases. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group claims responsibility. (Al Jazeera) (USA Today) (Reuters)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 23 over the years?
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- 2017 Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber - Despacito
- 2016 Justin Timberlake - Can't Stop The Feeling!
- 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 Usher - OMG
- 2009 The Black Eyed Peas - Boom Boom Pow
- 2008 Rihanna - Take A Bow
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Which were the most popular books released around May 23 over the years?
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