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February 16

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 Wheels of Destiny in 1934 directed by Alan James and It Happened One Night in 1934 directed by Frank Capra.
But much more happened on February 16 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around February 16 over the years?

Wheels of Destiny

Release year: 1934

Directed by: Alan James

Starring: Ken Maynard, Dorothy Dix, Philo McCullough, Frank Rice

It Happened One Night

Release year: 1934

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns

Country: United States of America

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Niels Arden Oplev

Starring: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Ewa Fröling, Lena Endre

Country: United States of America

The Milky Way

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Paul Frankeur, Laurent Terzieff, Alain Cuny, Edith Scob

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Maggie Smith, Gordon Jackson, Robert Stephens, Pamela Franklin

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 16?


  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
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  • 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 most popular books released around February 16 over the years?

Viper Game

Year: 2015

By: Christine Feehan

Sink your teeth into this #1 New York Times bestselling GhostWalker novel—a “fantastic, sinister tale of danger and treachery”(RT Book Reviews).GhostWalker Wyatt Fontenot knows the price he paid for the secret military experiments that gave him his special catlike abilities.

The Top Of The Hill

Year: 1980

By: Irwin Shaw

"The world famous author of Rich Man, Poor Man and Beggarman, Thief has created one of his most memorable characters for one of his most unusual novels; a brilliantly written story

Love Is Eternal

Year: 1955

By: Irving Stone

A politically-minded young lady and an awkward lawyer marry and eventually become President and First Lady


Year: 1991

By: Judith Krantz

"Captivating. Krantz's latest tome... is her most erotic yet. Dazzle sizzles." -- Daily News, Los Angeles. Now, Judith Krantz, best-selling author of Scruples, Mistral's Daughter, and

The Right Man

Year: 2003

By: David Frum

The Right Man is the first inside account of a historic year in the Bush White House, by the presidential speechwriter credited with the phrase axis of evil.

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