January 7

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on January 7. From 1900 until now. January 7 is under the sign of Capricorn. Famous birthdays on this day include Nicolas Cage (1964), Blue Ivy Carter (2012) and Jeremy Renner (1971). Several movies were released around January 7 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 7 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around January 7 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 7?


  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
  • Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
  • European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.


  • 2019 2019 Gabonese coup d'état attempt: The government of Gabon quashes a coup d'état by soldiers. The attempt took place while the country's president, Ali Bongo, was undergoing medical treatment in Morocco. (CBC)
  • 2018 Syrian Civil War: An explosion at the headquarters of the Chechen-led Ajnad al-Kavkaz rebel group in Idlib, Syria, kills at least 23 people, while several people remain unaccounted for, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. (BBC)
  • 2017 Syrian Civil War: A fuel truck explodes in the Syrian town of Azaz, near the border with Turkey, killing at least 43 people, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. (The Guardian)
  • 2016 Libyan Civil War (2014–present): Zliten truck bombing: At least 65 people are killed after a truck bomb hit a police training center in the Libyan town of Zliten. (Reuters)
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A Reporter's Life by Walter Cronkite

A Reporter's Life

Year: 1997


"IMMEDIATELY ENGROSSING . . . [A] SPLENDID MEMOIR."--The Wall Street Journal"Run, don't walk to the nearest bookstore and treat yourself to the most heartwarming, nostalgia-producing book you will have read in many a year."--Ann

Survival Of The Fittest by Jonathan Kellerman

Survival Of The Fittest

Year: 1998


NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The daughter of a diplomat disappears on a school field trip—lured into the Santa Monica Mountains and killed in cold blood.

A Small Town in Germany by John le Carre

A Small Town in Germany

Year: 1969


From the New York Times bestselling author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, …

Wings by Danielle Steel


Year: 1995


From a house on the edge of her family's dusty farmland airstrip near Chicago, the child Cassie O'Malley would sneak into the night to look at the planes sitting shimmering in the moonlight.

When the Wind Blows by James Patterson

When the Wind Blows

Year: 1999


Frannie O'Neill is a young and talented veterinarian living in Colorado. Plagued by the mysterious murder of her husband, David, a local doctor, Frannie throws herself into her work.

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