December 17

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

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Which were the most popular Movies released around December 17 over the years?
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Release year: 1966

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef, Aldo Giuffrè

Country: United States of America

A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange

Release year: 1971

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates, Warren Clarke

Country: United States of America

Flesh and the Devil

Flesh and the Devil

Release year: 1926

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: John Gilbert, Greta Garbo, Lars Hanson, Barbara Kent

Country: United States of America

Harold and Maude

Harold and Maude

Release year: 1971

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort, Vivian Pickles, Cyril Cusack

Country: United States of America

Enamorada

Enamorada

Release year: 1946

Directed by: Emilio Fernández

Starring: María Félix, Pedro Armendáriz, Fernando Fernández, José Morcillo

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 17?


Events

  • 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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Books

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Growing Up by Russell Baker

Growing Up

Year: 1982

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This Pulitzer Prize-winner is "the saddest, funniest, most tragical yet comical picture of coming of age in the U.S.A. in the Depresson years and World War II that has ever been

The Supreme Macaroni Company by Adriana Trigiani

The Supreme Macaroni Company

Year: 2013

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New York Times bestselling author Adriana Trigiani takes us from the cobblestone streets of Greenwich Village to lush New Orleans to Italy and back again, from the tricky dynamics between Old

Anyone Can Make A Million by Morton Shulman

Anyone Can Make A Million

Year: 1967

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Provided encouragement down the beginnings of an entrepreneurial path . . .

The Downing Street Years by Margaret Thatcher

The Downing Street Years

Year: 1993

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The first volume of memoirs by Margaret Thatcher frankly recalls the former British prime minister's dealings with U.S. presidents, the Falkland War, and her election victories in 1983 and

The Clan Of The Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel

The Clan Of The Cave Bear

Year: 1980

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This novel of awesome beauty and power is a moving saga about people, relationships, and the boundaries of love. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American ReadThrough Jean M.

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