January 3

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on January 3. From 1900 until now. January 3 is under the sign of Capricorn. Famous birthdays on this day include Mel Gibson (1956), Michael Schumacher (1969) and Victoria Principal (1950). Several movies were released around January 3 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 3 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around January 3 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 3?


  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
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  • 2019 Syrian Civil War: The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and Syrian state media say that a U.S.-led coalition aerial attack killed 11 civilians in Deir ez-Zor Governorate. (EFE via La Vanguardia) (SANA)
  • 2018 Boko Haram insurgency: A suicide bomber attacks a mosque in Gamboru, Nigeria, killing 11 people. (Deutsche Welle)
  • 2017 Ford announces that it has cancelled plans to build a $1.6 billion plant in Mexico, long criticized by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, and will invest $700 million in its Michigan plant in Flat Rock, potentially creating 700 new jobs from the investment and expansion of the plant. (CNN), (Fox News)
  • 2016 Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017): The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claims responsibility for a suicide bomb attack on a Iraqi Army base (Camp Speicher, now known as Tikrit Air Academy), near the town of Tikrit, north of Baghdad, that killed at least 15 and injured 22. (Reuters)
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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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