December 4

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on December 4. From 1900 until now. December 4 is under the sign of Sagittarius. Famous birthdays on this day include Jay-Z (1969), Tyra Banks (1973) and Jeff Bridges (1949). Several movies were released around December 4 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 4 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around December 4 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 4?


  • Roman festivals - secret ceremonies in honor of Bona Dea
  • R.C. Saints - Saint John of Damascus: optional memorial; also Saint Barbara
  • Santerfa, Lukumf - Day of Shango
  • International Hug Day. See Also: January 21st, National Hugging Day
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  • 2018 Operation Northern Shield: Israel announces an operation to clear Hezbollah tunnels from Lebanon-Israeli border. (The Times of Israel)
  • 2017 Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen; Yemeni Civil War: Former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh is killed by Houthi forces in a roadside attack outside Sana'a after an earlier attack on his house. (BBC) (NPR)
  • 2016 Insurgency in the North Caucasus: The Russian Federal Security Service claims to have killed Rustam Asildarov, the leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant's Caucasus Province and four other militants in the Dagestan region. (AFP via Yahoo! News Australia), (RFERL), (CNN)
  • 2015 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): A mortar attack in Afghanistan's central Wardak province kills at least 12 people. (Tolo News)
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Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 4 over the years?

Top #1 songs in the USA

Top #1 Rock songs


Which were the most popular books released around December 4 over the years?
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The Shadows Of The Images by William E. Barrett

The Shadows Of The Images

Year: 1953


Dust jacket shows some wear. Book itself in good condition. Tight binding and flat. Not ex library.

Unfinished Tales by J.R.R. Tolkien

Unfinished Tales

Year: 1980


“The tone is heroic, both the heroes and the villains greater than life-size.” — New York Times Book Review Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-earth concentrates on the lands

The Tailor Of Panama by John le Carré

The Tailor Of Panama

Year: 1996


Le Carré's Panama—the young country of 2.5 million souls which, on December 31, 1999, will gain full control of the Panama Canal—is a Casablanca without heroes, a hotbed of drugs, laundered

Nuts In May by Cornelia Otis Skinner

Nuts In May

Year: 1950


Black-and-white illustrations. Most of book was originally published in New Yorker Magazine.

Freedom At Midnight by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

Freedom At Midnight

Year: 1975


First published in 1975, this 2009 edition is a new edition of the best-selling book described as irreplaceable by Le Monde, Paris.

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