December 11

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on December 11. From 1900 until now. December 11 is under the sign of Sagittarius. Famous birthdays on this day include Bhagwan Shree Osho Rajneesh (1931), Nikki Sixx (1958) and Jean Marais (1913). Several movies were released around December 11 over the years, such as For a Few Dollars More in 1965 directed by Sergio Leone and V for Vendetta in 2005 directed by James McTeigue.
But much more happened on December 11 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around December 11 over the years?
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For a Few Dollars More

For a Few Dollars More

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Gian Maria Volontè, Mario Brega

Country: United States of America

V for Vendetta

V for Vendetta

Release year: 2005

Directed by: James McTeigue

Starring: Hugo Weaving, Natalie Portman, Rupert Graves, Stephen Rea

Country: United States of America

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Release year: 2015

Written by:

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Starring: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson

Country: United States of America

The Revenant

The Revenant

Release year: 2015

Written by:

Directed by: Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter, Domhnall Gleeson

Country: United States of America

The Man Who Would Be King

The Man Who Would Be King

Release year: 1975

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Saeed Jaffrey

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 11?


  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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  • 2018 2018 Strasbourg attack: A gunman kills two people and injures 14 others in a mass shooting in Strasbourg, France, during the annual Christmas market. The shooter flees the scene but is identified by police as a known extremist. The incident is being treated as an act of terrorism. (BBC) (The Daily Telegraph) (The Guardian)
  • 2017 2017 New York City attempted bombing: An attempted terrorist attack occurs when a homemade pipe bomb worn by a man exploded near New York City's Port Authority Bus Terminal. Three people, as well as the attacker, are injured. The suspect, identified as Akayed Ullah, is in custody. (The New York Times) (CNN)
  • 2016 Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017): Two car bombings kill at least eight people in Fallujah. (Reuters)
  • 2015 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): The Taliban claims responsibility for a car bomb attack near the Spanish embassy in Kabul. At least one Spanish security officer is killed. (Reuters)
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Tales From Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffett

Tales From Margaritaville

Year: 1989


Margaritaville may not appear on a map, but it does exist--at least in the brilliantly creative, sometimes slightly skewed imagination of Jimmy Buffett.

All Through The Night by Mary Higgins Clark

All Through The Night

Year: 1998


Mary Higgins Clark, the Queen of Suspense, celebrates the season with this Christmas classic featuring two of her most beloved characters.

Band Of Angels by Robert Penn Warren

Band Of Angels

Year: 1955


First published in 1955, Band of Angels is one of the most searing and vivid fictional accounts of the Civil War era ever written.

The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles

The French Lieutenant'S Woman

Year: 1969


Perhaps the most beloved of John Fowles's internationally bestselling works, The French Lieutenant's Woman is a feat of seductive storytelling that effectively invents anew the Victorian novel.

Beach Music by Pat Conroy

Beach Music

Year: 1995


PAT CONROY, America’s preeminent storyteller, delivers a sweeping novel of lyric intensity and searing truth–the story of Jack McCall, an American expatriate in Rome, scarred by tragedy and betrayal.

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