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29 May 1968
Manchester Utd are first English club to win the title
1968 is a year that Man Utd fans will continue to honor as the team walked away as champions of the European Cup. Playing against Portuguese team Benfica, the English team won by four goals to one.
28 May 2014
Grab those buns for Hamburger Day!
From worldwide chains, to independant gems we find on an unexpected street, burger joints are some of the world's most popular restraunts.
To mark this meaty day, I'd like to share with you my five favourite places to purchase a humble burger...
27 May 1933
The Three Little Pigs is released as a Disney short animation
Disney's Silly Symphony series produced a total of 75 shorts between 1929 and 1939 with the aim to introduce new characters in the one-off animations.
May 26 2014
Helena Bonham Carter turns 48!
Famous for her gothic film roles, individual style and being Tim Burton's better half, Helena Bonham Carter celebrates her 48th birthday today!
May 23 2000
Eminem releases his third studio album
Fourteen years ago (yes, this also makes us feel old) Eminem released his third album.
The Marshall Mathers LP went 7 times Platinum in the UK and Diamond in the US selling 10 million copies!
May 21 2005
'Kingda Ka' is open for business at New Jersey's
Kingda Ka stands as the world's tallest roller coaster at a whopping 456 feet!
Situated at New Jersey's Six Flags Great Adventure, the ride reaches a speed of 128 miles per hour, making it the second fastest rollercoaster in the world.
May 20 2014
Cher turns 68!
From sequin leotards and huge head dresses to films, movies and theatre, Cher has done it all!
Best known for her infectious pop songs and being one half of Sonny and Cher, it's hard to believe that the music legend turns 68 today!
19 May 2014
The Rubik's Cube turns 40!
Today's Google Doodle marks the 40th anniversary of the addictive Rubik's Cube!
Released in 1974 by Hungarian sculptor and professor Erno Rubik, the Cube has sold over 350 million units worldwide making it the world's best selling puzzle game.
May 15 1940
McDonald's opens in California
In 1940, two brothers opened the first McDonald's restaurant (seen below) in San Bernardino, California, offering cheap BBQ style food to the public.
May 14 2014
George Lucas turns 69!
As one of the most successful figures in the film industry, writer, director and producer George Lucas is best known for creating the Star Wars franchise and Indiana Jones.