Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on February 16. From 1900 until now.
February 16 is under the sign of Aquarius.
Famous birthdays on this day include Valérie Trierweiler (1965), The Weeknd (1990) and Eckhart Tolle (1948).
Several movies were released around February 16 over the years, such as Trainspotting in 1996 directed by Danny Boyle and The Lady Eve in 1941 directed by Preston Sturges.
But much more happened on February 16 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around February 16 over the years?
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Which were the important events of February 16?
- 2019 Syrian Civil War: Battle of Baghuz Fawqani: The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports that the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces have taken control of Al-Baghuz Fawqani, following the surrender of the last remaining ISIL militants in the town. (Reuters)
- 2018 Boko Haram insurgency: Three suicide bombers kill at least 20 people at a fish market in Konduga, Borno, Nigeria. (The Guardian)
- 2017 2017 Sehwan suicide bombing: At least 70 people are killed and more than 150 injured in suicide bombing at Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Shrine in Sehwan, Sindh, Pakistan; 50 of the injured are in critical condition, medical emergency has been declared in the hospitals of Hyderabad, Dadu and Jamshoro. (Dawn News), (The News)
- 2016 Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017): Three Americans abducted last month in Baghdad are freed by the Iraqi National Intelligence Service. (AP via Orange County Register)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 16 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2018 Drake - God's Plan
- 2017 Ed Sheeran - Shape Of You
- 2016 Zayn - Pillowtalk
- 2015 Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk!
- 2014 Katy Perry Featuring Juicy J - Dark Horse
- 2013 Macklemore - Thrift Shop
- 2012 Kelly Clarkson - Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
- 2011 Wiz Khalifa - Black And Yellow
- 2010 Ke$ha - TiK ToK
- 2009 Kelly Clarkson - My Life Would Suck Without You
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Which were the most popular books released around February 16 over the years?
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