December 6

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 Swades in 2004 directed by Ashutosh Gowariker and Young Frankenstein in 1974 directed by Mel Brooks.
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?


Release year: 2004

Directed by: Ashutosh Gowariker

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi, Kishori Ballal, Smit Sheth

Young Frankenstein

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman, Peter Boyle

Country: United States of America


Release year: 1989

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States of America

Zorba the Greek

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Michael Cacoyannis

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates, Irene Papas, Lila Kedrova

Country: United States of America

Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Joseph Cotten, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 6?


  • 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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  • 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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Which were the most popular books released around December 6 over the years?

In This House Of Brede

Year: 1969

By: Rumer Godden

“A novel of sensitive dedication.” —The Atlantic Monthly“Rumer Godden deals precisely with the theme of the religious life . . . as representing ‘the heart of holiness of the Church.’

Elvis Is Dead And I Don'T Feel So Good Myself

Year: 1984

By: Lewis Grizzard

The 1950s were simple times to grow up. For Lewis Grizzard and his buddies, "gallivanting" meant hanging out at the local store, eating Zagnut candy bars, and drinking "Big Orange bellywashers."

Restoring The American Dream

Year: 1979

By: Robert J. Ringer

about human freedom. The author says "The American Dream was not about government's taking huge sums of money (under the label of "taxation") from citizens by force.

The Sigma Protocol

Year: 2001

By: Robert Ludlum

Ben Hartman is vacationing in Zurich, Switzerland when he chances upon his old friend Jimmy Cavanaugh―a madman who's armed and programmed to assassinate.

Owen Glen

Year: 1950

By: Ben Ames Williams

Owen Glen, Ben Ames Williams, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1950 1st edition (dated on Title page), 629 pages, top edge blue. Note, there are two Doubleday Books order cards inserted in this

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