January 6

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on January 6. From 1900 until now. January 6 is under the sign of Capricorn. Famous birthdays on this day include Elizabeth Teissier (1938), Thierry Ardisson (1949) and Rowan Atkinson (1955). Several movies were released around January 6 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 6 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around January 6 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 6?


Holidays

  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
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Events

  • 2019 2018 Moscow–Constantinople schism: The chancellor of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) describes the granting of autocephaly on January 5 to the Orthodox Church of Ukraine as "a secular event." (Kyiv Post)
  • 2018 Casamance conflict: Gunmen kill 13 people near the town of Ziguinchor, Senegal. (France 24)
  • 2017 Syrian Civil War: Russian military intervention in Syria: Russia begins to withdraw its forces from Syria, with its aircraft carrier battle group being the first to leave. The United Nations says the ceasefire is "largely holding". (BBC)
  • 2016 Libyan Civil War (2014–present): The Islamic State's Libyan branch continues attacks on Libya's oil ports of Sidra and Ra's Lanuf, resulting in at least 10 security personnel deaths and 40 injured. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) reports that fires continue to rage in both Sidra and Ra's Lanuf after oil storage tanks were hit by shells. (Al-Jazeera) (BBC)
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Books

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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 …

Night Over Water by Ken Follett

Night Over Water

Year: 1992

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September 1939. England is at war with Nazi Germany. In Southampton, the world’s most luxurious airliner—the legendary Pan Am clipper—takes off for its final flight to neutral America.

Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy

Red Storm Rising

Year: 1987

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Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--delivers an electrifying tale of international conflict.Using

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