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
Which were the most popular Movies released around February 17 over the years?
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Which were the important events of February 17?
- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 17 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2018 Drake - God's Plan
- 2017 Ed Sheeran - Shape Of You
- 2016 Zayn - Pillowtalk
- 2015 Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk!
- 2014 Katy Perry Featuring Juicy J - Dark Horse
- 2013 Macklemore - Thrift Shop
- 2012 Kelly Clarkson - Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
- 2011 Wiz Khalifa - Black And Yellow
- 2010 Ke$ha - TiK ToK
- 2009 Kelly Clarkson - My Life Would Suck Without You
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Which were the most popular books released around February 17 over the years?
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