April 4

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on April 4. From 1900 until now. April 4 is under the sign of Aries. Famous birthdays on this day include Heath Ledger (1979), Robert Downey Jr (1965) and Maya Angelou (1928). Several movies were released around April 4 over the years, such as Rear Window in 1990 directed by Alfred Hitchcock and The Cloud-Capped Star in 1960 directed by Ritwik Ghatak.
But much more happened on April 4 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around April 4 over the years?
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Rear Window

Rear Window

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

The Cloud-Capped Star

The Cloud-Capped Star

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Ritwik Ghatak

Starring: Supriya Choudhury, Anil Chatterjee, Gyanesh Mukherjee, Bijon Bhattacharya

Marty

Marty

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Delbert Mann

Starring: Ernest Borgnine, Betsy Blair, Esther Minciotti, Augusta Ciolli

Country: United States of America

The Fugitive Kind

The Fugitive Kind

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Marlon Brando, Joanne Woodward, Anna Magnani, Maureen Stapleton

Country: United States of America

The Light of Western Stars

The Light of Western Stars

Release year: 1930

Directed by: Otto Brower, Edwin H. Knopf

Starring: Richard Arlen, Mary Brian, Harry Green, Regis Toomey

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 4?


Holidays

  • Blessed Alice (d. 1105)
  • Saint Hildebert of Ghent (died 752)
  • Lesotho - Heroes' Day
  • Taiwan and Hong Kong - Children's Day
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Events

  • 2019 Libyan Civil War (2014–present), 2019 Western Libya Offensive: Libyan National Army forces continue to advance on the Libyan capital Tripoli, capturing the city of Gharyan, with only light resistance reported. General Khalifa Haftar has ordered the LNA to seize control of Tripoli, prompting the Tripoli-based Presidential Council to declare a general mobilization. (The Guardian) (Middle East Monitor)
  • 2018 Israeli–Palestinian conflict: Shin Bet and the Israeli Defence Forces announce the arrests of eleven suspected members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad terror group off the Gazan coast suspected of planning an attack on the Israeli Navy. (Israel National News) (The Times of Israel)
  • 2017 Syrian Civil War: A toxic gas attack, allegedly by Syrian warplanes, kills at least 83 and injures many more in rebel-held Khan Shaykhun, Idlib. (The Globe and Mail), (NBC News)
  • 2016 Boko Haram insurgency: Nigeria's army says it has arrested Khalid al-Barnawi, a leader of the Boko Haram splinter group Ansaru. (Reuters)
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Which were the most popular books released around April 4 over the years?
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Dead Wake by Erik Larson

Dead Wake

Year: 2015

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#1 New York Times BestsellerFrom the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the LusitaniaOn May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as …

Manhunt by James L. Swanson

Manhunt

Year: 2006

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The murder of Abraham Lincoln set off the greatest manhunt in American history. From April 14 to April 26, 1865, the assassin, John Wilkes Booth, led Union cavalry and detectives on

Because of Miss Bridgerton by Julia Quinn

Because of Miss Bridgerton

Year: 2016

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Sometimes you find love in the most unexpected of places...This is not one of those times.Everyone expects Billie Bridgerton to marry one of the Rokesby brothers.

Worst Case by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge

Worst Case

Year: 2010

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Best case: survivalThe son of one of New York's wealthiest families is snatched off the street and held hostage. His parents can't save him, because this kidnapper isn't demanding money.

Moo by Jane Smiley

Moo

Year: 1995

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Nestled in the heart of the Midwest, amid cow pastures and waving fields of grain, lies Moo University, a distinguished institution devoted to the art and science of agriculture.

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