May 25

May 25 is under the sign of Gemini. Famous birthdays on this day include François Bayrou (1951), Cillian Murphy (1976) and Ian McKellen (1939). Several movies were released around May 25 over the years, such as Stalker in 1979 directed by Andrei Tarkovsky and Dead Poets Society in 1989 directed by Peter Weir.
But much more happened on May 25 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around May 25 over the years?


Release year: 1979

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Alisa Freyndlikh, Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy, Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Nikolay Grinko

Country: United States of America

Dead Poets Society

Release year: 1989

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles

Country: United States of America

Seance on a Wet Afternoon

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Bryan Forbes

Starring: Kim Stanley, Richard Attenborough, Margaret Lacey, Marie Burke

Wild Reeds

Release year: 1994

Directed by: André Téchiné

Starring: Élodie Bouchez, Gaël Morel, Stéphane Rideau, Frédéric Gorny

The Italian Job

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Peter Collinson

Starring: Michael Caine, Noël Coward, Benny Hill, Raf Vallone

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 25?


  • Ancient Latvia - Urbanas Diena observed
  • Saint Reinolf
  • Saint Marie-Madeleine-Sofie Barat (died 1865)
  • Virginia - Confederate Memorial Day (1868)
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  • 2019 Saudi Arabia–United States relations, Iran–Saudi Arabia relations, Iran–Saudi Arabia proxy conflict: U.S. President Donald Trump bypasses Congress to approve the sale of billions of dollars' worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, citing Iranian threats against the latter. (BBC)
  • 2018 Noblesville West Middle School shooting: A shooting at the Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville, Indiana, United States, leaves two people injured. One suspect is in custody. (Business Insider)
  • 2017 Former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos is injured when a booby-trapped package explodes inside his vehicle in Athens. Authorities report his injuries are not life threatening. (BBC) (Reuters)
  • 2016 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): The Afghan Taliban announces that Haibatullah Akhundzada will be its new leader replacing Akhtar Mansour who died recently in a drone strike. Sirajuddin Haqqani and Mullah Yaqoob are named as deputy leaders. (Al-Jazeera)A suicide bomb attack kills at least 10 people and injures four people travelling on a bus for appeals court staff travelling west of Kabul. (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Which were the most popular books released around May 25 over the years?

The Dinner Party

Year: 1955

By: Gretchen Finletter

The Dinner Party

From Here To Eternity

Year: 1951

By: James Jones

Diamond Head, Hawaii, 1941. Pvt. Robert E. Lee Prewitt is a champion welterweight and a fine bugler. But when he refuses to join the company's boxing team, he gets "the treatment" that may

The Day Lincoln Was Shot

Year: 1955

By: Jim Bishop

The Day Lincoln Was Shot is a gripping, minute-by-minute account of April 14, 1865: the day President Abraham Lincoln was tragically assassinated.It

The Breaking Wave

Year: 1955

By: Nevil Shute

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

We Are Our Mothers' Daughters

Year: 1998

By: Cokie Roberts

In this revised and expanded tenth-anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller, renowned political commentator Cokie Roberts once again examines the nature of women's roles through the revealing lens

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