May 27

May 27 is under the sign of Gemini. Famous birthdays on this day include Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt (2006), Lisa Lopes (1971) and Alain Souchon (1944). Several movies were released around May 27 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 27 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around May 27 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 27?


  • Eutropius
  • Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
  • Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
  • Hildebert
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  • 2019 French police arrest four people in connection with last Friday's bombing in Lyon's historic city center that injured 13 people. Anti-terrorist prosecutors are leading the investigation. District mayor Denis Broliquier said the bomb was a relatively weak explosive that was too small to kill. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack. (BBC)
  • 2018 Politics of Japan: Former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone celebrates his 100th birthday. (Reuters)
  • 2017 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): At least 18 people are killed and 6 others injured in a car bomb explosion in Khost, eastern Afghanistan. (The Independent)
  • 2016 Iraqi civil war, Operation Breaking Terrorism: The United States reports 70 militants were killed, including ISIL commander Maher al-Bilawi, in a Fallujah airstrike on Wednesday. (UPI)
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Which were the most popular books released around May 27 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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