April 5

April 5 is under the sign of Aries. Famous birthdays on this day include Pharrell Williams (1973), Bette Davis (1908) and Agnetha Faltskog (1950). Several movies were released around April 5 over the years, such as Sherlock Jr. in 1924 directed by Buster Keaton and Miseria e nobiltà in 1954 directed by Mario Mattoli.
But much more happened on April 5 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around April 5 over the years?

Sherlock Jr.

Release year: 1924

Directed by: Buster Keaton

Starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joe Keaton, Erwin Connelly

Country: United States of America

Miseria e nobiltà

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Mario Mattoli

Starring: Totò, Sophia Loren, Enzo Turco, Dolores Palumbo

Say Anything...

Release year: 1989

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney, Lili Taylor

Country: United States of America


Release year: 2004

Directed by: Adolfo Aristarain

Starring: Juan Diego Botto, Susú Pecoraro, José Sacristán, Agustín Garvíe

Finis terrae

Release year: 1929

Directed by: Jean Epstein

Starring: Gibois, Jean-Marie Laot, Malgorn, François Morin


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 5?


  • Saint Geeraard
  • The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
  • Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
  • Saint Vincent Ferrer
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  • 2019 Libyan National Army troops reach the outskirts of the Libyan capital Tripoli, securing a key military checkpoint known as "Bridge 27". (AFP)
  • 2018 2018 Gaza border protests: The Israeli Defence Forces releases footage of a man fatally shot yesterday during an apparent attempt to breach the Gazan border fence. Israel says he was carrying an AK-47 and explosive devices including grenades, and accused Hamas of "playing with fire". (Ynet News)
  • 2017 War in North-West Pakistan: A suicide bomber kills at least six people and wounds 18 near a Pakistan Army vehicle taking part in the census in the city of Lahore. (Reuters)
  • 2016 Syrian Civil War: Al-Nusra Front militants shoot down a Syrian Arab Air Force Sukhoi Su-22 fighter jet and capture its pilot in the northern Aleppo Governorate. (The Telegraph)
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Which were the most popular books released around April 5 over the years?

Molly Ivins Can'T Say That

Year: 1992

By: Molly Ivins

Whether she's writing about redneck politics in her native Texas or the discreet charms of Bushwazee, Molly Ivins in never less than devastatingly honest—and hilarious.

Be Cool

Year: 1999

By: Elmore Leonard

Get Shorty’s Chili Palmer is back in Be Cool, a classic novel of suspense from New York Times bestselling author Elmore Leonard.

Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot

Year: 2013

By: Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard

A riveting historical narrative of the shocking events surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and the follow-up to mega-bestselling author Bill O'Reilly's Killing Lincoln. More than a million readers have thrilled to Bill O'Reilly's Killing Lincoln, the page-turning work …

In The Company Of The Courtesan

Year: 2006

By: Sarah Dunant

My lady, Fiammetta Bianchini, was plucking her eyebrows and biting color into her lips when the unthinkable happened and the Holy Roman Emperor’s army blew a hole in the wall of

New York 22

Year: 1951

By: Ilka Chase

A novel about a woman, her lover, her Vassar College daughter and her publisher husband.

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