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 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 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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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 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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Books

Which were the most popular books released around January 8 over the years?
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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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