December 6

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on December 6. From 1900 until now. December 6 is under the sign of Sagittarius. Famous birthdays on this day include Dave Brubeck (1920), Estelle Denis (1976) and Stéphane Guillon (1963). Several movies were released around December 6 over the years, such as For a Few Dollars More in 1965 directed by Sergio Leone and V for Vendetta in 2005 directed by James McTeigue.
But much more happened on December 6 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around December 6 over the years?
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For a Few Dollars More

For a Few Dollars More

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Gian Maria Volontè, Mario Brega

Country: United States of America

V for Vendetta

V for Vendetta

Release year: 2005

Directed by: James McTeigue

Starring: Hugo Weaving, Natalie Portman, Rupert Graves, Stephen Rea

Country: United States of America

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Release year: 2015

Written by:

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Starring: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson

Country: United States of America

The Revenant

The Revenant

Release year: 2015

Written by:

Directed by: Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter, Domhnall Gleeson

Country: United States of America

The Man Who Would Be King

The Man Who Would Be King

Release year: 1975

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Saeed Jaffrey

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 6?


Holidays

  • Spain - Constitution Day
  • Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
  • Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
  • Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
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Events

  • 2018 A car bomb explodes near a police post in Chabahar, Iran. Two police officers are pronounced dead and around 40 people were wounded in the attack. Islamic militant group Ansar Al-Furqan claims responsibility. Iran accuses the perpetrators of being "foreign-backed terrorists". (Middle East Eye)
  • 2017 Russian military intervention in the Syrian Civil War: President Vladimir Putin declares victory over the Islamic State terror group across both banks of the river Euphrates. (TASS)The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says that Russian air strikes kill 21 people in a village on the eastern side of the Euphrates river in Deir al-Zor province. (Reuters)
  • 2016 Six Pakistani nationals fishing in the Red Sea, off the coast of Mocha in the Taiz Governorate of Yemen, are killed and another six are unaccounted for after a Saudi air raid on a boat carrying 12 Pakistani sailors. (The News), (The Nation, Pakistan)
  • 2015 Yemeni Civil War (2015–present): Jaafar Mohammed Saad, the governor of Yemen's southern Aden Governorate, along with six guards, are killed by a suicide bomber in the port city of Aden. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claims responsibility for the attack. (Reuters) (BBC)
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The Island Of The Day Before by Umberto Eco

The Island Of The Day Before

Year: 1995

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In 1643 a castaway comes upon an abandoned ship anchored off a desert island. As he explores the vessel’s mysterious cargo, he revisits the events of his tempestuous youth-and limns his era’s obsession with science and navigation.

The Love Machine by Jacqueline Susann

The Love Machine

Year: 1969

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A novel set in a time when steak, vodka and Benzedrine were the staples of a healthy diet. The "love machine" is Robin Stone, a TV-network titan around whom women flock.

The View From Pompey'S Head by Hamilton Basso

The View From Pompey'S Head

Year: 1954

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Sweet, sleepy -- beautiful -- old Pompey's Head, South Carolina. Anson Page thought he'd ground it out of his life for good. Now a Manhattan lawyer representing a large publishing house, he's returning to his hometown after fifteen years to …

Live From New York by Tom Shales and James Andrew Miller

Live From New York

Year: 2002

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Just in time for the 40th anniversary of Saturday Night Live, a rollickingly updated edition of LIVE FROM NEW YORK with nearly 100 new pages covering the past decade.When

The Prince Of Tides by Pat Conroy

The Prince Of Tides

Year: 1986

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PAT CONROY has created a huge, brash thunderstorm of a novel, stinging with honesty and resounding with drama. Spanning forty years, this is the story of turbulent Tom Wingo, his gifted

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