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
Which were the most popular Movies released around May 26 over the years?
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Which were the important events of May 26?
- 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 top hits in that special week of May 26 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2017 Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber - Despacito
- 2016 Justin Timberlake - Can't Stop The Feeling!
- 2015 Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth - See You Again
- 2014 John Legend - All Of Me
- 2013 Macklemore - Can't Hold Us
- 2012 Gotye - Somebody That I Used To Know
- 2011 Adele - Rolling In The Deep
- 2010 Usher - OMG
- 2009 The Black Eyed Peas - Boom Boom Pow
- 2008 Rihanna - Take A Bow
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Which were the most popular books released around May 26 over the years?
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