Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on December 12. From 1900 until now.
December 12 is under the sign of Sagittarius.
Famous birthdays on this day include Frank Sinatra (1915), Rajinikanth (1950) and Jennifer Connelly (1970).
Several movies were released around December 12 over the years, such as The Good, the Bad and the Ugly in 1966 directed by Sergio Leone and A Clockwork Orange in 1971 directed by Stanley Kubrick.
But much more happened on December 12 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around December 12 over the years?
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Which were the important events of December 12?
- 2018 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): The Afghan National Army abandons the western Shib Koh District after the government failed to resupply troops stationed there. The district, which borders Iran, is now effectively under Taliban control. (Reuters)The Taliban claims responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed 12 people, including 8 civilians in Kabul. (Tolo News)
- 2017 Unibail-Rodamco agrees to purchase shopping mall owner Westfield Corporation for $15.7 billion. (Business Insider)
- 2016 December 2016 Istanbul bombings: The death toll from the bombings in Beşiktaş, Istanbul, rises to at least 44, according to Health Minister Recep Akdağ. (Anadolu Agency)At least 118 HDP officials and supporters are arrested in anti-terrorism raids. HDP rejects any link with either the PKK or Kurdistan Freedom Falcons. (Reuters), (FOX News)
- 2015 Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017): A suicide bomber attacks an Iraqi Army post in Al Anbar Governorate on the border with Saudi Arabia, killing at least six guards. (Ahram Online)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 12 over the years?
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- 2017 Post Malone Featuring 21 Savage - Rockstar
- 2016 Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane - Black Beatles
- 2015 Adele - Hello
- 2014 Taylor Swift - Blank Space
- 2013 Miley Cyrus - Wrecking Ball
- 2012 Rihanna - Diamonds
- 2011 Rihanna - We Found Love
- 2010 Katy Perry - Firework
- 2009 Jay-Z - Empire State Of Mind
- 2008 Beyonce - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
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Which were the most popular books released around December 12 over the years?
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