February 16

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

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

Trainspotting

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd

Country: United States of America

The Lady Eve

The Lady Eve

Release year: 1941

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, Eugene Pallette

Country: United States of America

Lucky Number Slevin

Lucky Number Slevin

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

Starring: Josh Hartnett, Ben Kingsley, Morgan Freeman, Lucy Liu

Country: United States of America

After the Wedding

After the Wedding

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Susanne Bier

Starring: Mads Mikkelsen, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Rolf Lassgård, Neeral Mulchandani

Naram Garam

Naram Garam

Release year: 1981

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Amol Palekar, Swaroop Sampat, Utpal Dutt, A.K. Hangal

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 16?


Holidays

  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
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Events

  • 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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Books

Which were the most popular books released around February 16 over the years?
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Glitz by Elmore Leonard

Glitz

Year: 1985

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“Intense….A higher caliber of entertainment.”—New York TimesElmore Leonard’s Glitz is a killer…in the best possible way. “The King Daddy of crime writers” (Seattle Times) electrifies with this unputdownable noir tale of

Victory And Honor by W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV

Victory And Honor

Year: 1994

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W.E. B. Griffin returns to his Honor Bound series set in the shadows of World War II espionage in South America… May 1945: Just weeks after Hitler’s suicide, Cletus Frade

For One More Day by Mitch Albom

For One More Day

Year: 2007

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From the author of The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Tuesdays with Morrie, a new novel that millions of fans have been waiting for.

The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson

The Cardinal

Year: 1951

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On its first publication, The Cardinal was an immediate bestseller. A selection of the Literary Guild, it was published in more than a dozen languages and sold over two million copies.

Angels Flight by Michael Connelly

Angels Flight

Year: 1999

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An activist attorney is killed in a cute little L.A. trolley called Angels Flight, far from Harry Bosch's Hollywood turf. But the case is so explosive--and the dead man's enemies inside

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