Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on April 17. From 1900 until now.
April 17 is under the sign of Aries.
Famous birthdays on this day include Nikita Khrushchev (1894), Victoria Beckham (1974) and Jennifer Garner (1972).
Several movies were released around April 17 over the years, such as Shoeshine in 1946 directed by Vittorio De Sica and Serpico in 1976 directed by Sidney Lumet.
But much more happened on April 17 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around April 17 over the years?
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Which were the important events of April 17?
- 2019 Russian military intervention in Ukraine: The Security Service of Ukraine claims to have captured a Russian military intelligence hit squad responsible for the attempted murder of a Ukrainian military spy in the run-up to a presidential election on 21 April. (Daily Express)
- 2018 Syrian Civil War: American-led intervention in the Syrian Civil War: U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration are considering replacing the U.S. military forces in Syria with a regional Arab force. (Haaretz)
- 2017 American pipeline operator Williams Partners has agreed to sell an olefins plant in Louisiana to Canadian chemical company Nova Chemicals for $2.1 billion. (Reuters)
- 2016 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): Heavy fighting continues in the north of Afghanistan as Taliban fighters intensify their attacks in several districts around Kunduz in their bid to retake the city. According to a police chief, militants overnight attacked several police checkpoints in the southwest outskirts of the city while government forces repelled a major attack to the east of Kunduz. (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 17 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2018 Drake - God's Plan
- 2017 Ed Sheeran - Shape Of You
- 2016 Rihanna Featuring Drake - Work
- 2015 Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk!
- 2014 Pharrell Williams - Happy
- 2013 Macklemore - Thrift Shop
- 2012 Fun. - We Are Young
- 2011 Katy Perry - E.T.
- 2010 Rihanna - Rude Boy
- 2009 Lady GaGa - Poker Face
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Top #1 Rock songs
Which were the most popular books released around April 17 over the years?
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