Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on January 1. From 1900 until now.
January 1 is under the sign of Capricorn.
Famous birthdays on this day include Christine Lagarde (1956), Michel Onfray (1959) and Michèle Mercier (1939).
Several movies were released around January 1 over the years, such as Hullabaloo in 1964 directed by Edwin L. Marin and Connected in 2020 directed by Michael Rianda, Jeff Rowe.
But much more happened on January 1 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around January 1 over the years?
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Which were the important events of January 1?
- 2019 War in Afghanistan: The Taliban kills 27 members of the Afghan National Security Forces in a series of coordinated attacks in northern Afghanistan after refusing to discuss peace in the region with government officials.(The New York Times)
- 2018 Kashmir conflict: An armed standoff between Indian security forces and Kashimiri rebels at a paramilitary base ends after 36 hours and leaves eight people dead. (Al Jazeera)
- 2017 2017 Istanbul nightclub attack: A gunman opens fire in a nightclub in Istanbul, on the European coast of the Bosphorus, killing at least 39 people with an additional 69 wounded. (BBC), (AP via ABC News Australia), (Fox News)
- 2016 Israeli–Palestinian conflict: A shooting takes place at a pub in Tel Aviv, Israel, leaving two dead and eight injured. The gunman managed to escape and possibly killed his accomplice, an Arab taxi driver, whose body was found nearby. The police identified the shooter as 30 year old muslim Nisa'at Melkham from Ar'ara and searched his home. (Haaretz)
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Actor (Boyz N the Hood).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2015 Adele - Hello
- 2009 Ke$ha - TiK ToK
- 2004 Mario - Let Me Love You
- 1998 R. Kelly - I'm Your Angel
- 1992 Whitney Houston - I Will Always Love You
- 1987 George Michael - Faith
- 1981 Olivia Newton-John - Physical
- 1976 Rod Stewart - Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright)
- 1970 George Harrison - My Sweet Lord
- 1964 The Beatles - I Feel Fine
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Top #1 Rock songs
- 2015 Elle King - Ex's & Oh's
- 2009 Three Days Grace - Break
Which were the most popular books released around January 1 over the years?
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This day over the years in 30 sec.
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