May 26

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on May 26. From 1900 until now. May 26 is under the sign of Gemini. Famous birthdays on this day include Lenny Kravitz (1964), Stevie Nicks (1948) and Helena Bonham Carter (1966). Several movies were released around May 26 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 26 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around May 26 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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 26?


  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
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  • 2019 May 2019 Kathmandu bombings: Four people are killed and seven others are injured in three blasts in the city of Kathmandu, Nepal. Police believe a Maoist splinter group may have been responsible. (Reuters) (BBC)
  • 2018 2018 lower Puna eruption: Several more properties are destroyed as Kīlauea continues to erupt. (Newsweek)
  • 2017 2017 Minya attack: Gunmen open fire on buses carrying Coptic Christians in Minya Governorate, Egypt, killing at least 28 people and injuring dozens more. (The Independent)The Egyptian Air Force strikes militant camps in eastern Libya in retaliation to the Minya attack, according to state media. (BBC)
  • 2016 Iraqi civil war: Operation Breaking Terrorism: Iraqi security forces and Shiite Popular Mobilization Forces recapture Al-Karmah, about 16 kilometers (10 miles) northeast of Fallujah. (CNN)
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Which were the most popular books released around May 26 over the years?
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No Middle Name by Lee Child

No Middle Name

Year: 2017


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.

The Enemy Within by L. Ron Hubbard

The Enemy Within

Year: 1986


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

Pygmy by Chuck Palahniuk


Year: 2009


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


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

Heir To The Empire by Timothy Zahn

Heir To The Empire

Year: 1991


It's five years after Return of the Jedi: the Rebel Alliance has destroyed the Death Star, defeated Darth Vader and the Emperor, and driven out the remnants of the old Imperial

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