May 31

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on May 31. From 1900 until now. May 31 is under the sign of Gemini. Famous birthdays on this day include Clint Eastwood (1930), Colin Farrell (1976) and Brooke Shields (1965). Several movies were released around May 31 over the years, such as Toy Story 3 in 2010 directed by Lee Unkrich and Night and the City in 1950 directed by Jules Dassin.
But much more happened on May 31 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around May 31 over the years?
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Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Lee Unkrich

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty

Country: United States of America

Night and the City

Night and the City

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Richard Widmark, Gene Tierney, Googie Withers, Hugh Marlowe

Country: United States of America



Release year: 1975

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Keith Carradine, Karen Black, Ronee Blakley, Shelley Duvall

Country: United States of America

The Ghost Breakers

The Ghost Breakers

Release year: 1940

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, Richard Carlson, Paul Lukas

Country: United States of America

Brother Orchid

Brother Orchid

Release year: 1940

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sothern, Donald Crisp


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 31?


  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
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  • 2019 Taliban suicide car bomber kills four Afghan civilians and wounds over 20 including four American soldiers. (VOA)
  • 2018 2018 Nicaraguan protests: Catholic bishops cancel the planned Episcopal Conference talks with the government after protests against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega turn violent. According to the Nicaraguan Human Rights Center, pro-government armed groups killed 11 people. (Reuters)
  • 2017 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): May 2017 Kabul attack: A suicide bombing occurs in Kabul near the German embassy with at least 90 killed and 461 injured. (Reuters via SBS), (The Guardian), (AFP via Channel News Asia)
  • 2016 Syrian Civil War: At least 23 people are killed in overnight air strikes in Idlib, Syria. (CNN) (BBC)
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Which were the most popular books released around May 31 over the years?
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The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank

Year: 1977


"She is marvelously funny, direct as a hypodermic, a virtuoso in the field of suburban living....Lovely stuff."VOGUEIt's the expose to end all exposes--the truth about the suburbs: where they planted trees

Public Smiles, Private Tears by Helen Van Slyke with James Elward

Public Smiles, Private Tears

Year: 1982


London published Fiction

Up The Down Staircase by Bel Kaufman

Up The Down Staircase

Year: 1965


Bel Kaufman's Up the Down Staircase is one of the best-loved novels of our time. It has been translated into sixteen languages, made into a prize-winning motion picture, and staged as a play at high schools all over the United …

The Poor Man'S Guide To Europe by David Dodge

The Poor Man'S Guide To Europe

Year: 1953


308 page hard cover book on traveling Europe on a tight budget.

A Night To Remember by Walter Lord

A Night To Remember

Year: 1956


The classic minute-by-minute account of the sinking of the Titanic, in a 50th anniversary edition with a new introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick First published in 1955, A Night to Remember remains

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