December 16

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 Doctor Zhivago in 1965 directed by David Lean and The Court Jester in 1955 directed by Melvin Frank, Norman Panama.
But much more happened on December 16 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around December 16 over the years?
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Doctor Zhivago

Doctor Zhivago

Release year: 1965

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger

Country: United States of America

The Court Jester

The Court Jester

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama

Starring: Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone, Angela Lansbury

Country: United States of America

Two Women

Two Women

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Vittorio De Sica

Starring: Sophia Loren, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Raf Vallone, Eleonora Brown

Country: United States of America

Chimes at Midnight

Chimes at Midnight

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Jeanne Moreau, Margaret Rutherford, John Gielgud

Country: United States of America

Munich

Munich

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Marie-Josée Croze, Ciarán Hinds

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 16?


Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
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Events

  • 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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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 16 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around December 16 over the years?
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I'M Not Really Here by Tim Allen

I'M Not Really Here

Year: 1996

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The popular actor and comedian shares his observations on why things are the way they are while sharing his offbeat opinions about the meaning of life and his personal role in

Jennie, Volume Two by Ralph G. Martin

Jennie, Volume Two

Year: 1971

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Paperback - Nonfiction Volume II of the life of Lady Randolph Churchill 1895-1921

In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr

In Search Of Excellence

Year: 1983

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The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.Based

The Valley Of Amazement by Amy Tan

The Valley Of Amazement

Year: 2013

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Amy Tan’s The Valley of Amazement is a sweeping, evocative epic of two women’s intertwined fates and their search for identity, that moves from the lavish parlors of Shanghai courtesans to

Games People Play by Eric Berne

Games People Play

Year: 1965

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We think we’re relating to other people–but actually we’re all playing games.Forty years ago, Games People Play revolutionized our understanding of what really goes on during our most basic social interactions.

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