January 8

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on January 8. From 1900 until now. January 8 is under the sign of Capricorn. Famous birthdays on this day include Elvis Presley (1935), Elvis Presley (1935) and David Bowie (1947). Several movies were released around January 8 over the years, such as Metropolis in 1927 directed by Fritz Lang and On Dangerous Ground in 1917 directed by Robert Thornby.
But much more happened on January 8 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around January 8 over the years?
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Disturbing the Peace

Disturbing the Peace

Release year: 2020

Directed by: York Alec Shackleton

Starring: Guy Pearce, Devon Sawa, Barbie Blank, Michael Bellisario

The Commuter

The Commuter

Release year: 2018

Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra

Starring: Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Jonathan Banks

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 8?


Holidays

  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.

Events

  • 2019 Syrian Civil War: The military police of Russia says that it has started patrolling the area surrounding Manbij. (TASS)The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces say that they captured five foreign nationals who fought for Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Two are reportedly from the United States, two from Pakistan and one from Ireland. (BBC)
  • 2018 Pharmaceutical company Pfizer discontinues research into treating patients with Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease. (The Telegraph)
  • 2017 January 2017 Jerusalem vehicular attack: A truck rams into a group of Israeli soldiers in a deliberate attack in East Jerusalem, killing four and wounding 21. The perpetrator was previously convicted of terrorism and was jailed for 10 years. (CNN) (The Guardian)
  • 2016 2016 Hurghada attack: Two suspected ISIS militants are killed and three tourists injured in an unsuccessful attack on a hotel in the city of Hurghada. (BBC)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 8 over the years?


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Which were the most popular books released around January 8 over the years?
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World Without End by Ken Follett

World Without End

Year: 2008

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In this “epic” (The Denver Post) sequel to The Pillars of the Earth, it is now two centuries after the townspeople of Kingsbridge have finished building its exquisite Gothic cathedral.

Jackdaws by Ken Follett

Jackdaws

Year: 2002

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"D day is approaching. They don't know where or when, but the Germans know it'll be soon, and for Felicity "Flick" Clairet, the stakes have never been higher.

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 …

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