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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The Ladies Of Missalonghi by Colleen McCullough

The Ladies Of Missalonghi

Year: 1987


Sometimes fairy toles can come true-even for plain,shy spinsters like Missy Wright. Neither as pretty as cousin Alicianor as domineering as mother Drusilla, she seems doomed to aquiet life of

The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger

The Devil Wears Prada

Year: 2003


A delightfully dishy novel about the all-time most impossible boss in the history of impossible bosses and the basis for the major motion picture starring Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep.

The Alienist by Caleb Carr

The Alienist

Year: 1994


NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A TNT ORIGINAL SERIES“A first-rate tale of crime and punishment that will keep readers guessing until the final pages.”—Entertainment

The Courage To Change by Dennis Wholey

The Courage To Change

Year: 1985


Stories of celebrities who have battled with alcoholism, collected by the commentator of PBS's "LateNight America," are augmented by advice from alcohol experts

Legacies by Bette Bao Lord


Year: 1990


Urgent and timeless, Legacies brings us closer than we have ever been to penetrating the great conundrum of China m the twentieth century.

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