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On This Day - May 26

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on May 26.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2006 X-Men: The Last Stand Friday $45,102,265 $234,362,462
2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End Saturday $37,701,051 $309,420,425
2011 The Hangover Part II Thursday $31,610,367 $254,464,305
2013 Fast and Furious 6 Sunday $26,941,170 $238,679,850
2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Monday $26,779,538 $317,023,851
2017 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Friday $23,567,874 $172,558,876
2007 Shrek the Third Saturday $20,627,136 $322,719,944
2001 Pearl Harbor Saturday $20,451,000 $198,539,855
2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past Monday $19,752,944 $233,921,534
2012 Men in Black 3 Saturday $19,135,582 $179,020,854

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on May 26.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2006 X-Men: The Last Stand Friday $45,102,265 $234,362,462
2011 The Hangover Part II Thursday $31,610,367 $254,464,305
2017 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Friday $23,567,874 $172,558,876
2011 Kung Fu Panda 2 Thursday $5,804,129 $165,249,063
2000 Shanghai Noon Friday $4,538,000 $56,932,305
2006 Shem Friday $1,066 $14,804
2017 The Helsings Friday $478 $478

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was May 26.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End $114,732,820 $309,420,425
2006 X-Men: The Last Stand $102,750,665 $234,362,462
2013 Fast and Furious 6 $97,375,245 $238,679,850
2017 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales $62,983,253 $172,558,876
2001 Pearl Harbor $59,078,912 $198,539,855
2000 Mission: Impossible 2 $57,845,297 $215,409,889
2012 Men in Black 3 $54,592,779 $179,020,854
2007 Shrek the Third $53,039,992 $322,719,944
2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones $47,880,532 $310,676,740
1996 Mission: Impossible $45,436,830 $180,981,886

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: John Wayne (1907, died on June 11th, 1979 at the age of 72), Alec McCowen (1925, died on February 6th, 2017 at the age of 91), Helena Bonham Carter (1966, turned 51 this year), Alex Garland (1970, turned 47 this year)

Died on this day in history: Angela Paton (2016, at the age of 86), Toni Bertorelli (2017, at the age of 69)

Note: The charts on this page are not adjusted for inflation.