December 8

December 8 is under the sign of Sagittarius. Famous birthdays on this day include Jim Morrison (1943), Nicki Minaj (1982) and Ian Somerhalder (1978). Several movies were released around December 8 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 8 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around December 8 over the years?

Swades

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

Glory

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 8?


    Holidays

  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
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    Events

  • 2018 Corinaldo stampede: Six people are killed and dozens more injured in a human stampede as frantic concertgoers try to exit a packed Lanterna Azzurra club in Corinaldo in Ancona Province, Marche, Italy, after pepper spray is reportedly fired inside the club. (BBC)
  • 2017 Syrian Civil War: Russian jets carry out airstrikes in a village in the northwestern Idlib Governorate, where a de-escalation zone exists, killing at least five civilians. (World Bulletin)
  • 2016 War in Donbass: As of December 1, the total death toll for the war stands at an estimated 9,758 people according to a United Nations report released today. (United Nations)
  • 2015 A $28,500 deposit was made to Syed Farook’s bank account two weeks before he and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, carried out the San Bernardino massacre, a source close to the investigation says. Investigators are exploring whether the transaction was a personal loan or something else. (SBS) (Fox News)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 8 over the years?


Books

Which were the most popular books released around December 8 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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