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 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

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Which were the most popular Movies released around April 17 over the years?
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Shoeshine

Shoeshine

Release year: 1946

Directed by: Vittorio De Sica

Starring: Rinaldo Smordoni, Franco Interlenghi, Annielo Mele, Bruno Ortenzi

Country: United States of America

Serpico

Serpico

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Al Pacino, John Randolph, Jack Kehoe, Biff McGuire

Country: United States of America

Indiscreet

Indiscreet

Release year: 1931

Directed by: Leo McCarey

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Ben Lyon, Monroe Owsley, Barbara Kent

The Public Enemy

The Public Enemy

Release year: 1931

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: James Cagney, Jean Harlow, Edward Woods, Joan Blondell

Country: United States of America

Mr. Church

Mr. Church

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Britt Robertson, Natascha McElhone, Xavier Samuel

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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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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.

Original Sin by P.D. James

Original Sin

Year: 1995

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Adam Dalgliesh takes on a baffling murder in the rarefied world of London book publishing in this masterful mystery from one of our finest novelists. Commander

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.

The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass

The Tin Drum

Year: 1963

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The Tin Drum, one of the great novels of the twentieth century, was published in Ralph Manheim’s outstanding translation in 1959.

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