May 24

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

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around May 24 over the years?
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Watch Out for the Automobile

Watch Out for the Automobile

Release year: 1966

Directed by: Eldar Ryazanov

Starring: Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Oleg Efremov, Lyubov Dobrzhanskaya, Anatoliy Papanov

A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Daniel Petrie

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee, Diana Sands

Country: United States of America

Fury

Fury

Release year: 1936

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Spencer Tracy, Walter Abel, Bruce Cabot

Country: United States of America

Duelle

Duelle

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Jacques Rivette

Starring: Juliet Berto, Bulle Ogier, Jean Babilée, Hermine Karagheuz

Hard Core Logo

Hard Core Logo

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Bruce McDonald

Starring: Hugh Dillon, Callum Keith Rennie, John Pyper-Ferguson, Bernie Coulson

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 24?


Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 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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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 24 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around May 24 over the years?
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Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

Everything, Everything

Year: 2017

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The instant #1 New York Times bestseller--now a major motion picture starring Amandla Stenberg as Maddy and Nick Robinson as Olly. Risk everything . . . for love.What

Blessings In Disguise by Alec Guinness

Blessings In Disguise

Year: 1986

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The memoirs of the actor Sir Alec Guinness. The book includes pen portraits of such characters as Ralph Richardson, Sybil Thorndike and John Gielgud, as well as accounts of Guinness's film

First Family by David Baldacci

First Family

Year: 2009

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Following the instant #1 New York Times bestsellers Split Second, Hour Game, and Simple Genius, Sean King and Michelle Maxwell return in David Baldacci's most heart-pounding thriller to date .

Report From Engine Co. 82 by Dennis Smith

Report From Engine Co. 82

Year: 1972

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From his bawdy and brave fellow firefighters to the hopeful, hateful, beautiful and beleaguered residents of the poverty-stricken district where he works, Dennis Smith tells the story of a brutalising yet

Moving Pictures by Ali MacGraw

Moving Pictures

Year: 1991

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This is the autobiography of a former photographer's stylist who became an international film celebrity and married two of Hollywood's biggest names, but then seemed to throw it all away.

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