January 5

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on January 5. From 1900 until now. January 5 is under the sign of Capricorn. Famous birthdays on this day include Konrad Adenauer (1876), Marilyn Manson (1969) and Bradley Cooper (1975). Several movies were released around January 5 over the years, such as Hannah and Her Sisters in 1986 directed by Woody Allen and Tomorrow Is Forever in 1946 directed by Irving Pichel.
But much more happened on January 5 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around January 5 over the years?
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Hannah and Her Sisters

Hannah and Her Sisters

Release year: 1986

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Michael Caine, Barbara Hershey

Country: United States of America

Tomorrow Is Forever

Tomorrow Is Forever

Release year: 1946

Directed by: Irving Pichel

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Orson Welles, George Brent, Lucile Watson

Country: United States of America

The Steel Helmet

The Steel Helmet

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Samuel Fuller

Starring: Gene Evans, Robert Hutton, Steve Brodie, James Edwards

The Mating Season

The Mating Season

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Mitchell Leisen

Starring: Gene Tierney, John Lund, Miriam Hopkins, Thelma Ritter

The Hitcher

The Hitcher

Release year: 1986

Directed by: Robert Harmon

Starring: Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jeffrey DeMunn

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 5?


Holidays

  • Mungday (Discordianism)
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
  • The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.

Events

  • 2019 Syrian Civil War: The Syrian Network for Human Rights reports that at least 223 documented massacres were perpetrated in 2018 by the parties to the conflict in Syria. (Syrian Network For Human Rights)
  • 2018 Northern Rakhine State clashes: ARSA insurgents, using small arms and homemade land mines, ambush a Burmese military convoy in the village of Turaing. Three members of Myanmar's security forces are reportedly wounded. (BBC) (The Guardian)
  • 2017 Kurdish–Turkish conflict: A shootout in İzmir kills two gunmen while another one escapes. During the shootout a car bomb explodes, killing a police officer and court employee. (The Guardian)
  • 2016 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): A United States Army soldier is killed and two others wounded in a joint operation with Afghan National Security Forces in Afghanistan's southern Helmand Province. (Washington Post)
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Books

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World Without End by Ken Follett

World Without End

Year: 2008

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In this “epic” (The Denver Post) sequel to The Pillars of the Earth, it is now two centuries after the townspeople of Kingsbridge have finished building its exquisite Gothic cathedral.

The Mitford Snowmen by Jan Karon

The Mitford Snowmen

Year: 2002

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It's Christmastime in Mitford, and everyone's favorite characters are filled with holiday spirit. In The Mitford Snowmen, a swirling snowfall brings them to Main Street for a snowman-building contest complete with

The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town by John Grisham

The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town

Year: 2007

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • John Grisham’s first work of nonfiction: a true crime story that will terrify anyone who believes in the presumption of innocence. SOON TO BE A NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY SERIES “Both an American tragedy and …

Before I Sleep by James Monahan

Before I Sleep

Year: 1962

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Prince Souphan of Laos arrived at Lambert Field on November 30, 1959, to a proper St. Louis reception led by thedeputy mayor and the head of the board of aldermen.

Sophie's Choice by William Styron

Sophie's Choice

Year: 1980

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Three stories are told: a young Southerner wants to become a writer; a turbulent love-hate affair between a brilliant Jew and a beautiful Polish woman; and of an awful wound in that woman's past--one that impels both Sophie and Nathan …

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