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 The Shop Around the Corner in 1940 directed by Ernst Lubitsch and His Girl Friday in 1940 directed by Howard Hawks.
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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The Shop Around the Corner

The Shop Around the Corner

Release year: 1940

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan, Joseph Schildkraut

Country: United States of America

His Girl Friday

His Girl Friday

Release year: 1940

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy, Gene Lockhart

Country: United States of America

Bad Day at Black Rock

Bad Day at Black Rock

Release year: 1955

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Robert Ryan, Anne Francis, Dean Jagger

Country: United States of America



Release year: 1935

Directed by: Willi Forst

Starring: Pola Negri, Albrecht Schoenhals, Ingeborg Theek, Franziska Kinz

Frozen Land

Frozen Land

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Aku Louhimies

Starring: Jasper Pääkkönen, Mikko Leppilampi, Pamela Tola, Petteri Summanen


Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 6?


  • 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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  • 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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Which were the most popular books released around January 6 over the years?
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Divergent by Veronica Roth


Year: 2014


This first book in Veronica Roth's #1 New York Times bestselling Divergent trilogy is the novel the inspired the major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, and Kate Winslet.

The Best-Loved Poems Of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis by Caroline Kennedy

The Best-Loved Poems Of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Year: 2002


Timed to the publication of the author+s new illustrated children+s book, A Family of Poems, the national bestseller is now available in a specially priced gift editionJacqueline Kennedy Onassis loved literature,

You: On a Diet by Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz

You: On a Diet

Year: 2007


AMERICA'S MOST TRUSTED DOCTOR TEAM CRACKS THE CODE ON WAIST MANAGEMENT For the first time in our history, scientists are uncovering astounding medical evidence about dieting.

I Should Have Kissed Her More by Alexander King

I Should Have Kissed Her More

Year: 1962


KING OF THE STORYTELLERS - Favorite raconteur of millions of television fans! Bestselling author of MINE ENEMY GROWS OLDER and MAY THIS HOUSE BE SAFE FROM TIGERS! ALEXANDER KING tells you

Overload by Arthur Haile


Year: 1979


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