January 16

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 Moon in 2009 directed by Duncan Jones and A Letter to Three Wives in 1949 directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
But much more happened on January 16 over the years: find out below

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


Release year: 2009

Directed by: Duncan Jones

Starring: Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey, Dominique McElligott, Rosie Shaw

Country: United States of America

A Letter to Three Wives

Release year: 1949

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, Ann Sothern, Kirk Douglas

Country: United States of America


Release year: 1964

Directed by: Cy Endfield

Starring: Stanley Baker, Jack Hawkins, Ulla Jacobsson, James Booth

Country: United States of America

Room at the Top

Release year: 1959

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret, Heather Sears, Donald Wolfit

Country: United States of America

The Machinist

Release year: 2004

Directed by: Brad Anderson

Starring: Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, John Sharian

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 16?


  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand


  • 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 most popular books released around January 16 over the years?

The Art Of Happiness

Year: 2000

By: the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler

From the authors who brought you the million-copy bestseller The Art of Happiness comes an exploration of job, career, and finding the ultimate happiness at work.It

Treasure Of Khan

Year: 2007

By: Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler

Genghis Khan almost conquered the world. Now, one man wants to finish the job-unless Dirk Pitt can stop him.

In The Beginning

Year: 1976

By: Chaim Potok

David Lurie learns that all beginnings are hard. He must fight for his place against the bullies in his Depression-shadowed Bronx neighborhood and his own frail health.

The Day Of The Jackal

Year: 1972

By: Frederick Forsyth

THE CLASSIC THRILLER FROM #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR FREDERICK FORSYTH“The Day of the Jackal makes such comparable books such as The Manchurian Candidate and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold seem like Hardy Boy mysteries.”—The

The Remnant

Year: 2002

By: Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins

Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee.

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