April 17

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 Victoria Beckham (1974), Jennifer Garner (1972) and Maynard James Keenan (1964). Several movies were released around April 17 over the years, such as All Quiet on the Western Front in 1930 directed by Lewis Milestone and Kagemusha in 1980 directed by Akira Kurosawa.
But much more happened on April 17 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around April 17 over the years?
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All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front

Release year: 1930

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray, Arnold Lucy

Country: United States of America

Kagemusha

Kagemusha

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Ken'ichi Hagiwara, Jinpachi Nezu

Country: United States of America

Les Bonnes Femmes

Les Bonnes Femmes

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Bernadette Lafont, Clotilde Joano, Stéphane Audran, Lucile Saint-Simon

The Return of the Living Dead

The Return of the Living Dead

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Dan O'Bannon

Starring: Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa, Thom Mathews

Country: United States of America

Little Boy

Little Boy

Release year: 2015

Directed by: Alejandro Monteverde

Starring: Jakob Salvati, Emily Watson, David Henrie, Michael Rapaport

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 17?


Holidays

  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
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Events

  • 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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Books

Which were the most popular books released around April 17 over the years?
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Twixt Twelve And Twenty by Pat Boone

Twixt Twelve And Twenty

Year: 1959

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Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes

Year: 1998

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A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

Couplehood by Paul Reiser

Couplehood

Year: 1995

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In the tradition of the #1 best-seller SeinLanguage, Bantam Books proudly presents the first book by Paul Reiser, television's sharpest, funniest observer of love, marriage and other mysteries of life.

The King of Torts by John Grisham

The King of Torts

Year: 2003

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The office of the public defender is not known as a training ground for bright young litigators. Clay Carter has been there too long and, like most of his colleagues, dreams of a better job in a real firm.

The Art Of Advocacy by Lloyd Stryker

The Art Of Advocacy

Year: 1954

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The author, a colorful trial lawyer, was once described by Alexander Woollcott as the "Knight with the rueful countenance." This book is based on lectures Mr.

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