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 Blood Diamond in 2006 directed by Edward Zwick and Ocean's Eleven in 2001 directed by Steven Soderbergh.
But much more happened on December 2 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around December 2 over the years?
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Blood Diamond

Blood Diamond

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Djimon Hounsou, Jennifer Connelly, Kagiso Kuypers

Country: United States of America

Ocean's Eleven

Ocean's Eleven

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Matt Damon

Country: United States of America

I Am Sam

I Am Sam

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Jessie Nelson

Starring: Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dakota Fanning, Dianne Wiest

Country: United States of America

Father

Father

Release year: 1966

Directed by: István Szabó

Starring: András Bálint, Miklós Gábor, Dániel Erdély, Kati Sólyom

Camille

Camille

Release year: 1936

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore, Elizabeth Allan

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 2?


Holidays

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

Events

  • 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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Music charts

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Books

Which were the most popular books released around December 2 over the years?
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The Heart Of The Family by Elizabeth Goudge

The Heart Of The Family

Year: 1953

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Despite the "crinkled pink petals strewn in the path of those who would have preferred red," four generations of Eliots have survived the War and are moving forward.

One Nation by the editors of Life magazine

One Nation

Year: 2001

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During our nation's most trying times, it has been LIFE that has provided the images that help us understand, remember, and in the process, renew. Now the editors of LIFE have assembled a moving, brilliantly illustrated account of tragedy and …

The Bear And The Dragon by Tom Clancy

The Bear And The Dragon

Year: 2000

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President Jack Ryan faces a world crisis unlike any he has ever known in Tom Clancy's extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller.A high-level assassination attempt in Russia has the newly elected Ryan sending his most trusted eyes and ears—including antiterrorism …

Delta Of Venus by Anais Nin

Delta Of Venus

Year: 1977

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An extraordinarily rich and exotic collection from the mistress of erotic writing In Delta of Venus, Anais Nin pens a lush, magical world where the characters of her imagination possess the most universal of desires and exceptional of talents.

Down In The Garden by Anne Geddes

Down In The Garden

Year: 1996

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An exquisite coffee table bookthis volume incorporates ingenious design and gardening wisdom to showcase Anne Geddes' fanciful images. From pots to plots, in flowerboxes and fields, Geddes' unique photos of babies

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