Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on January 16. From 1900 until now.
January 16 is under the sign of Capricorn.
Famous birthdays on this day include Kate Moss (1974), Aaliyah (1979) and Sade Adu (1959).
Several movies were released around January 16 over the years, such as The Kid in 1921 directed by Charles Chaplin and Donnie Darko in 2001 directed by Richard Kelly.
But much more happened on January 16 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around January 16 over the years?
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Which were the important events of January 16?
- 2019 Manbij bombing: In Manbij, Syria, a suicide attack claimed by ISIL causes at least 19 casualties. Among them, two U.S. soldiers, a Pentagon Civilian, and a civilian contractor are reported dead and three other Service Members wounded. (The Washington Post)
- 2018 Aftermath of the Caracas helicopter incident: The Venezuelan government confirms that Óscar Pérez, the rogue pilot responsible for the Caracas helicopter incident in June 2017, was killed in a firefight with the Venezuelan Army yesterday. Two police officers and seven people from Pérez's group were killed, and six members of Pérez's group were arrested. (CNN) (teleSUR)
- 2017 Syrian Civil War: Deir ez-Zor offensive (January–February 2017): ISIL's third attack against the Syrian government's forces in the city of Deir ez-Zor reportedly splits the government held area in two. An estimated 14,000 ISIL fighters are participating in the attack according to the government. (Al Masdar News)
- 2016 2016 Ouagadougou attacks: Burkina Faso security forces storm the Hotel Splendid which had been under attack by Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb militants. Over 126 people have been freed and at least 29 people have died. (AP via the Daily Mail), (BBC), (CNN), (AFP via Daily Star)At least 10 bodies have also been found in the Cappucino cafe which was also attacked by the militants. (AP via Miami Herald)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 16 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2018 Ed Sheeran - Perfect
- 2017 Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane - Black Beatles
- 2016 Adele - Hello
- 2015 Taylor Swift - Blank Space
- 2014 Eminem Featuring Rihanna - The Monster
- 2013 Bruno Mars - Locked Out Of Heaven
- 2012 LMFAO - Sexy And I Know It
- 2011 Katy Perry - Firework
- 2010 Ke$ha - TiK ToK
- 2009 Beyonce - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
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Which were the most popular books released around January 16 over the years?
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