February 17

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on February 17. From 1900 until now. February 17 is under the sign of Aquarius. Famous birthdays on this day include Paris Hilton (1981), Michael Jordan (1963) and Michael Jordan (1963). Several movies were released around February 17 over the years, such as Trainspotting in 1996 directed by Danny Boyle and The Lady Eve in 1941 directed by Preston Sturges.
But much more happened on February 17 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around February 17 over the years?
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Trainspotting

Trainspotting

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd

Country: United States of America

The Lady Eve

The Lady Eve

Release year: 1941

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, Eugene Pallette

Country: United States of America

Lucky Number Slevin

Lucky Number Slevin

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

Starring: Josh Hartnett, Ben Kingsley, Morgan Freeman, Lucy Liu

Country: United States of America

After the Wedding

After the Wedding

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Susanne Bier

Starring: Mads Mikkelsen, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Rolf Lassgård, Neeral Mulchandani

Naram Garam

Naram Garam

Release year: 1981

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Amol Palekar, Swaroop Sampat, Utpal Dutt, A.K. Hangal

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 17?


Holidays

  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
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Events

  • 2019 Hundreds of airline passengers are left stranded throughout Europe following British airline Flybmi's bankruptcy filing. (AP via The Washington Times)
  • 2018 Earthquakes in 2018: 2018 Oaxaca earthquake: A military helicopter surveying the damage, carrying the Governor of Oaxaca Alejandro Murat Hinojosa and Mexico's Secretary of the Interior Alfonso Navarrete Prida, crashes over Jamiltepec, killing 13 people on the ground. These deaths are the only known ones related to the earthquake reported so far. (CNN)Earthquakes in the British Isles: A magnitude 4.4 earthquake, the strongest in the United Kingdom for ten years, occurs at Swansea. (BBC)
  • 2017 Boko Haram insurgency: Up to seven suicide bombers blow themselves up after failing in an attempt to attack a camp for displaced people near Maiduguri, Nigeria. (Al Jazeera)
  • 2016 Yemeni Civil War (2015–present): A suicide bomber kills at least 13 recruits at a Yemeni Army base run by forces loyal to ousted President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi in the southern port city of Aden. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claim responsibility for the attack. (Reuters)
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Glitz by Elmore Leonard

Glitz

Year: 1985

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“Intense….A higher caliber of entertainment.”—New York TimesElmore Leonard’s Glitz is a killer…in the best possible way. “The King Daddy of crime writers” (Seattle Times) electrifies with this unputdownable noir tale of

Victory And Honor by W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV

Victory And Honor

Year: 1994

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W.E. B. Griffin returns to his Honor Bound series set in the shadows of World War II espionage in South America… May 1945: Just weeks after Hitler’s suicide, Cletus Frade

For One More Day by Mitch Albom

For One More Day

Year: 2007

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From the author of The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Tuesdays with Morrie, a new novel that millions of fans have been waiting for.

The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson

The Cardinal

Year: 1951

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On its first publication, The Cardinal was an immediate bestseller. A selection of the Literary Guild, it was published in more than a dozen languages and sold over two million copies.

Angels Flight by Michael Connelly

Angels Flight

Year: 1999

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An activist attorney is killed in a cute little L.A. trolley called Angels Flight, far from Harry Bosch's Hollywood turf. But the case is so explosive--and the dead man's enemies inside

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