Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on December 17. From 1900 until now.
December 17 is under the sign of Sagittarius.
Famous birthdays on this day include Pope Francis (1936), Milla Jovovich (1975) and Claire Forlani (1971).
Several movies were released around December 17 over the years, such as The Good, the Bad and the Ugly in 1966 directed by Sergio Leone and A Clockwork Orange in 1971 directed by Stanley Kubrick.
But much more happened on December 17 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around December 17 over the years?
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Which were the important events of December 17?
- 2018 Somali Civil War (2009–present): Six U.S. air strikes over the weekend kill at least 62 Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia, according to The Pentagon. (BBC)
- 2017 2017 Quetta church attack: A suicide bomb and gun attack on a Methodist church in Pakistan kills nine people. (BBC) (Dawn)
- 2016 2016 Kayseri bombing: At least 13 people are killed and 56 others are wounded in a car bomb attack on a bus carrying off-duty soldiers in Kayseri Province, central Turkey. (BBC) (The Guardian)
- 2015 Libyan Civil War: Delegates from Libya's warring factions sign a U.N.-brokered agreement to form a national unity government. Some of Libya's armed brigades are closely allied with political leaders who oppose this agreement. (Reuters) (Al Arabiya)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 17 over the years?
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- 2017 Post Malone Featuring 21 Savage - Rockstar
- 2016 Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane - Black Beatles
- 2015 Adele - Hello
- 2014 Taylor Swift - Blank Space
- 2013 Miley Cyrus - Wrecking Ball
- 2012 Rihanna - Diamonds
- 2011 Rihanna - We Found Love
- 2010 Katy Perry - Firework
- 2009 Jay-Z - Empire State Of Mind
- 2008 Beyonce - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
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Which were the most popular books released around December 17 over the years?
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