April 1

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on April 1. From 1900 until now. April 1 is under the sign of Aries. Famous birthdays on this day include Cécile Duflot (1975), Randy Orton (1980) and Susan Boyle (1961). Several movies were released around April 1 over the years, such as Chupke Chupke in 1975 directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee and Casino in 1995 directed by Martin Scorsese.
But much more happened on April 1 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around April 1 over the years?
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Chupke Chupke

Chupke Chupke

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Dharmendra, Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri



Release year: 1995

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods

Country: United States of America



Release year: 1955

Directed by: Michael Cacoyannis

Starring: Melina Mercouri, Giorgos Foundas, Alekos Alexandrakis, Hristina Kalogerikou

Peeping Tom

Peeping Tom

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Karlheinz Böhm, Anna Massey, Moira Shearer, Maxine Audley

Country: United States of America

The League of Gentlemen

The League of Gentlemen

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Jack Hawkins, Nigel Patrick, Roger Livesey, Richard Attenborough


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1?


  • Saint Waleric
  • Saint Hugh of Grenoble
  • Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
  • India - Start of financial year.
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  • 2019 2019 Iran floods: The Iranian government announces an emergency in southwestern provinces threatened by flooding and worked to evacuate dozens of villages as forecasters predicted more of the heavy rains that have killed at least 45 people last week. (Reuters)
  • 2018 2016–18 Kashmir unrest: Clashes in South Kashmir, India, kill two civilians, three soldiers, and 13 militants. (The Times of India)
  • 2017 Military intervention against ISIL: An Iraqi airstrike near Al Qaim, Anbar province, Iraq, kills Ayad al-Jumaili, believed to be ISIL's second-in-command. (Al Jazeera)
  • 2016 Syrian Civil War: The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports airstrikes on the village of Deir al-Asafir, Rif Dimashq Governorate, have killed at least 30 people and left dozens more injured. (The Telegraph)
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Which were the most popular books released around April 1 over the years?
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Frost Burned by Patricia Briggs

Frost Burned

Year: 2013


Patricia Briggs “has reached perfection”* in this #1 New York Times bestseller, as Mercy Thompson faces a shapeshifter’s biggest fear... Mercy’s life has undergone a seismic change.

Scarlet Feather by Maeve Binchy

Scarlet Feather

Year: 2001


They met in cooking school—and became fast friends with a common dream. Now, Cathy Scarlet and Tom Feather hope to take Dublin by storm with their newly formed catering company, aptly

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone

Year: 2000


The beloved first book of the Harry Potter series, now fully illustrated by award-winning artist Jim Kay. For the first time, J.K. Rowling's beloved Harry Potter books will be presented in lavishly illustrated full-color editions.

The Lady Of Arlington by Harnett T. Kane

The Lady Of Arlington

Year: 1954


the lady of arlington

Fifty Shades Darker by E L James

Fifty Shades Darker

Year: 2012


MORE THAN 150 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDENOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREDaunted by the singular tastes and dark secrets of the beautiful, tormented young entrepreneur Christian Grey, Anastasia Steele has broken off their relationship to start a new career with a …

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