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 The Legend of Bhagat Singh in 2002 directed by Rajkumar Santoshi and Miracle on 34th Street in 1947 directed by George Seaton.
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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Adrift

Adrift

Release year: 2018

Directed by: Baltasar Kormákur

Starring: Shailene Woodley, Sam Claflin, Grace Palmer, Jeffrey Thomas

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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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My Philadelphia Father by Cordelia Drexel Biddle and Kyle Crichton

My Philadelphia Father

Year: 1955

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It's an amazing story.

Adrift by Steven Callahan

Adrift

Year: 1986

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Before The Perfect Storm, before In the Heart of the Sea, Steven Callahan’s dramatic tale of survival at sea was on the New York Times bestseller list for more than thirty-six

Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow

Alexander Hamilton

Year: 2004

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A New York Times Bestseller, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton!Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized, inspired, scandalized, and shaped the newborn nation.In

The Girls From Ames by Jeffrey Zaslow

The Girls From Ames

Year: 2009

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The instant New York Times bestseller, now in paperback: a moving tribute to female friendships, with the inspiring story of eleven girls and the ten women they became, from the

The Blue Knight by Joseph Wambaugh

The Blue Knight

Year: 1972

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Ex-cop turned #1 New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Wambaugh forged a new kind of literature with his great early police procedurals.

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