January 1

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 Outside the Wire in 2020 directed by Mikael Håfström.
But much more happened on January 1 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around January 1 over the years?
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Release year: 1964

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: Frank Morgan, Virginia Grey, Dan Dailey, Billie Burke

Outside the Wire

Outside the Wire

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Mikael Håfström

Starring: Anthony Mackie, Pilou Asbæk, Emily Beecham, Michael Kelly

The Marksman

The Marksman

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Robert Lorenz

Starring: Katheryn Winnick, Liam Neeson, Teresa Ruiz, Juan Pablo Raba


Historical Events

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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Which were the most popular books released around January 1 over the years?
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Masquerade by Kit Williams


Year: 1981


Schocken Books. NY. Copyright-1979. This publication-1980. "First American edition". First printing (no later dates, number/letter lines). Blue boards with impression of author's initials (KW) on lower corner of front board.

The Horse Knows The Way by John O'Hara

The Horse Knows The Way

Year: 1964


Dust jacket design by Anita Karl. A collection of 28 new stories.

Triumph And Tragedy by Winston S. Churchill

Triumph And Tragedy

Year: 1953


From the Allied landings in Normandy in June 1944 the Second World War had only fourteen months to run. This final volume of the account covers events right up to the unconditional surrender of Japan.Churchill's

Teenage Romance by Delia Ephron

Teenage Romance

Year: 1981


Provides an entertaining and sympathetic look at the painful pleasures of adolescent rites of passage, accompanied by the delightful drawings of Edward Koren

Whiteout by Ken Follett


Year: 2004


From #1 international bestselling author Ken Follett, the gripping thriller Whiteout... Like no other suspense author in his genre, Follett reinvents the thriller with each new novel.

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