Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on May 24. From 1900 until now.
May 24 is under the sign of Gemini.
Famous birthdays on this day include Bob Dylan (1941), Laure Sainclair (1972) and Eric Cantona (1966).
Several movies were released around May 24 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 24 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around May 24 over the years?
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Which were the important events of May 24?
- Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
- Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
- Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
- Eritrea: National Day.
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- 2019 Iran–United States relations: U.S. President Donald Trump orders 1,500 troops and several Patriot missile launchers to the Persian Gulf as tensions rise with Iran. (CBS)
- 2018 Mississauga restaurant bombing: Fifteen people are injured after two suspects detonate an improvised explosive device at a restaurant in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. The suspects immediately fled the scene. (Reuters), (BBC)
- 2017 2017 Manchester Arena bombing: As part of an ongoing investigation, British police arrest six people in connection with Monday's deadly explosion, including a 23-year-old man who was taken into custody Tuesday. (ABC News) (Reuters) (Reuters²)The father, Ramadan Abedi, and younger brother, Hashem Abedi, of suspected bomber Salman Abedi are arrested in Tripoli by the Libyan Counter-Terrorism forces. (Chicago Tribune) (Hindustan Times)
- 2016 Insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir: Jaish-e-Mohammed operations chief is killed in a gun battle with police. (ABC News)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 24 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 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 24 over the years?
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