December 2

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 The Godfather: Part II in 1974 directed by Francis Ford Coppola and The Green Mile in 1999 directed by Frank Darabont.
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?

The Godfather: Part II

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton

Country: United States of America

The Green Mile

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Frank Darabont

Starring: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt

Country: United States of America

Million Dollar Baby

Release year: 2004

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Hilary Swank, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Jay Baruchel

Country: United States of America


Release year: 1999

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jason Robards, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Country: United States of America

They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Jane Fonda, Michael Sarrazin, Susannah York, Gig Young

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?

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Year: 1974

By: John le Carre

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, is now available.The

Values Of The Game

Year: 1998

By: Bill Bradley

As the Presidential run heats up with the start of the primary season in New Hampshire on February 2, the attention to the candidates and their issues will become even more

The Tale Of The Body Thief

Year: 1992

By: Anne Rice

In a gripping feat of storytelling, Anne Rice continues the extraordinary Vampire Chronicles that began with the now-classic Interview with the Vampire.

The Saga Of Baby Divine

Year: 1983

By: Bette Midler

From the fertile and outrageous imagination of the Divine Miss M herself comes a hilarious, touching and uplifting fable about The Truth.

The New Class

Year: 1957

By: Milovan Djilas

This is a book on Communism by a man who used to be one of its heroes. One of the greatest political documents of our time--perhaps the most important in its force and effectiveness--this explosive indictment may be regarded as …

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