On this day: May 24

POSTED: 04:15 PM PDT May 22, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 23, 2013 

"Mary Had a Little Lamb" is first published, the Brooklyn Bridge opens, Major League Baseball gets lit up, Bob Dylan is born, and "Thelma & Louise" and "Braveheart" premiere in theaters, all on this day.

OTD May 24 - Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
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1989 The action-adventure movie "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" premieres in theaters. The movie, the third in the blockbuster movie franchise directed by Steven Spielberg, added Sean Connery to play the father of Harrison Ford's Indiana Jones. In the film, set largely in 1938, Indiana searches for his father, a Holy Grail scholar, who has been kidnapped by Nazis. It set an opening day record by earning more than $11 million at the box office and ended up making $475 million worldwide, making it the highest-grossing film worldwide in 1989.

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