Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on December 16. From 1900 until now.
December 16 is under the sign of Sagittarius.
Famous birthdays on this day include Theo James (1984), Liane Foly (1962) and Bill Hicks (1961).
Several movies were released around December 16 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 16 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around December 16 over the years?
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Which were the important events of December 16?
- 2018 2018 Strasbourg attack: A Polish national who was wounded during a terrorist attack in Strasbourg, France, dies of his injuries, raising the death toll to five. (BBC)
- 2017 China–United Kingdom relations, One Belt One Road Initiative: The BBC reports that former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron is to head a £750 million ($1 billion) U.K. private fund to improve air, road and railway links between China and its trading partners. (The Independent) (The Guardian)
- 2016 Aleppo offensive (November–December 2016): Evacuations following the failed ceasefire are once again disrupted by the Syrian forces for reasons withheld. An estimate of 8000 people, mostly civilians, successfully fled the remains of the city. (The New York Times)
- 2015 2015 San Bernardino attack: Neither Syed Rizwan Farook nor his wife Tashfeen Malik made open posts on social media regarding radical Islamic jihad or martyrdom prior to the attack, according to FBI Director James B. Comey. There were, however, direct, private messages to each other that did reflect this commitment. (Los Angeles Times)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 16 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 16 over the years?
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