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 Batman Begins in 2005 directed by Christopher Nolan and The Asphalt Jungle in 1950 directed by John Huston.
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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Batman Begins

Batman Begins

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Ken Watanabe, Liam Neeson

Country: United States of America

The Asphalt Jungle

The Asphalt Jungle

Release year: 1950

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, James Whitmore

Country: United States of America

The 39 Steps

The 39 Steps

Release year: 1935

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim, Godfrey Tearle

Country: United States of America

The Goonies

The Goonies

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Corey Feldman

Country: United States of America

Winchester '73

Winchester '73

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea, Stephen McNally

Country: United States of America

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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?


Top #1 songs in the USA

Top #1 Rock songs

Books

Which were the most popular books released around May 24 over the years?
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The Breaking Wave by Nevil Shute

The Breaking Wave

Year: 1955

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The Breaking Wave is one of Nevil Shute’s most poignant and psychologically suspenseful novels, set in the years just after World War II.Sidelined

The Enemy Within by L. Ron Hubbard

The Enemy Within

Year: 1986

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Earthlings: Beware! Do you know who your enemies are? Your neighbor? Your boss? Your butcher? Your wife? Only the Voltarians know for sure.

No Middle Name by Lee Child

No Middle Name

Year: 2017

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Get ready for the ultimate Jack Reacher experience: a thrilling new novella and eleven previously published stories, together for the first time in one pulse-pounding collection from Lee Child.

Pygmy by Chuck Palahniuk

Pygmy

Year: 2009

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A gang of adolescent terrorists, a spelling bee, and a terrible plan masquerading as a science project: This is Operation Havoc. Pygmy

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

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