January 17

January 17 is under the sign of Capricorn. Famous birthdays on this day include Michelle Obama (1964), Jim Carrey (1962) and Françoise Hardy (1944). Several movies were released around January 17 over the years, such as Moon in 2009 directed by Duncan Jones and A Letter to Three Wives in 1949 directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
But much more happened on January 17 over the years: find out below

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


Release year: 2009

Directed by: Duncan Jones

Starring: Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey, Dominique McElligott, Rosie Shaw

Country: United States of America

A Letter to Three Wives

Release year: 1949

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, Ann Sothern, Kirk Douglas

Country: United States of America


Release year: 1964

Directed by: Cy Endfield

Starring: Stanley Baker, Jack Hawkins, Ulla Jacobsson, James Booth

Country: United States of America

Room at the Top

Release year: 1959

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret, Heather Sears, Donald Wolfit

Country: United States of America

The Machinist

Release year: 2004

Directed by: Brad Anderson

Starring: Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, John Sharian

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 17?


  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed


  • 2019 2019 Bogotá car bombing: A suicide car-bomb attack at the General Santander National Police Academy in Bogotá, Colombia, kills at least 20 people and injures more than 50 others. (The Guardian)
  • 2018 Two Americans and two Canadians are abducted by unknown gunmen in Kaduna State, Nigeria. Two police officers are killed after engaging in a firefight with the abductors. (Reuters)
  • 2017 Boko Haram insurgency: A Nigerian Air Force jet mistakenly bombs a refugee camp in Borno State, near the border with Cameroon, killing at least 90 people and injuring more than 100. The pilot reportedly believed he was attacking Boko Haram militants. (BBC)
  • 2016 2016 Jakarta attacks: The confirmed death toll from this week's attacks rises to eight. (Reuters via Jerusalem Post)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 17 over the years?


Which were the most popular books released around January 17 over the years?

The Art Of Happiness

Year: 2000

By: the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler

From the authors who brought you the million-copy bestseller The Art of Happiness comes an exploration of job, career, and finding the ultimate happiness at work.It

Treasure Of Khan

Year: 2007

By: Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler

Genghis Khan almost conquered the world. Now, one man wants to finish the job-unless Dirk Pitt can stop him.

In The Beginning

Year: 1976

By: Chaim Potok

David Lurie learns that all beginnings are hard. He must fight for his place against the bullies in his Depression-shadowed Bronx neighborhood and his own frail health.

The Day Of The Jackal

Year: 1972

By: Frederick Forsyth

THE CLASSIC THRILLER FROM #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR FREDERICK FORSYTH“The Day of the Jackal makes such comparable books such as The Manchurian Candidate and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold seem like Hardy Boy mysteries.”—The

The Remnant

Year: 2002

By: Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins

Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee.

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