December 2

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on December 2. From 1900 until now. December 2 is under the sign of Sagittarius. Famous birthdays on this day include Britney Spears (1981), Nelly Furtado (1978) and Lucy Liu (1968). Several movies were released around December 2 over the years, such as Heat in 1995 directed by Michael Mann and Barry Lyndon in 1975 directed by Stanley Kubrick.
But much more happened on December 2 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around December 2 over the years?
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Release year: 1995

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer, Jon Voight

Country: United States of America

Barry Lyndon

Barry Lyndon

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee, Hardy Krüger

Country: United States of America

The Philadelphia Story

The Philadelphia Story

Release year: 1940

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey

Country: United States of America



Release year: 1950

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: James Stewart, Wallace Ford, William H. Lynn, Victoria Horne

Country: United States of America

A Patch of Blue

A Patch of Blue

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Guy Green

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Shelley Winters, Elizabeth Hartman, Wallace Ford

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 2?


  • Laos - National Day
  • United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
  • R.C. Saints - St Bibiana


  • 2018 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): A senior Taliban commander, Mullah Abdul Manan Akhund, is killed in a U.S. air strike in Afghanistan. (BBC)
  • 2017 Israeli involvement in the Syrian Civil War: Israel launches surface-to-surface missiles at a military installation outside the Syrian capital Damascus overnight, Syrian state TV reports. (BBC)
  • 2016 Kurdish–Turkish conflict (2015–present): A military operation leaves three Turkish soldiers dead and another three wounded in Hakkâri Province, Turkey. (Anadolu Agency) (Daily Sabah) (Reuters)
  • 2015 Yemeni Civil War (2015–present), Al-Qaeda insurgency in Yemen: Al-Qaeda militants seize control of Zinjibar, capital of Yemen's southern Abyan Governorate, as well as the town of Jaʿār, following fierce clashes with pro-Hadi government forces. (CNN)
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Which were the most popular books released around December 2 over the years?
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The American West by Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg

The American West

Year: 1955


This truly magnificent book recreates with a wealth of rare pictures and vivid authoritative text the tremendous epic of the American West.

The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien

The Silmarillion

Year: 1978


“Majestic! . . . Readers of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings will find in The Silmarillion a cosmology to call their own, medieval romances, fierce fairy tales, and fiercer wars that ring with heraldic fury .

Merrick by Anne Rice


Year: 2000


In this mesmerizing new novel, Anne Rice demonstrates once again her gift for spellbinding storytelling and the creation of myth and magic, as she weaves together two of her most compelling worlds? those of the Vampire Chronicles and the Mayfair …

The President'S Plane Is Missing by Robert J. Serling

The President'S Plane Is Missing

Year: 1967


A crisis unlike any other… Like his many of his forbearers, President Jeremy Haines is weighed down by the solemn duties of his post.The threat of both the Soviet Union and China is a precarious situation and one mistake could …

Rush To Judgment by Mark Lane

Rush To Judgment

Year: 1966


Rush to Judgment is Mark Lane’s seminal work on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This groundbreaking number one bestseller opened the eyes of the people of the United

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