January 17

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on January 17. From 1900 until now. 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 The Kid in 1921 directed by Charles Chaplin and Donnie Darko in 2001 directed by Richard Kelly.
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?
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The Kid

The Kid

Release year: 1921

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Jackie Coogan, Carl Miller

Country: United States of America

Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Richard Kelly

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell, Holmes Osborne

Country: United States of America

Deadpool

Deadpool

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Tim Miller

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, T.J. Miller, Ed Skrein

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Taika Waititi

Starring: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rima Te Wiata, Rachel House

Little Miss Sunshine

Little Miss Sunshine

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris

Starring: Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Greg Kinnear, Abigail Breslin

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 17?


Holidays

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

Events

  • 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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Books

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The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks

The Last Song

Year: 2010

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Seventeen year old Veronica "Ronnie" Miller's life was turned upside-down when her parents divorced and her father moved from New York City to Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.

Even Big Guys Cry by Alex Karras and Herb Gluck

Even Big Guys Cry

Year: 1978

By:

Good reading copy. Some wear from normal use.

The Lady'S Not For Burning by Christopher Fry

The Lady'S Not For Burning

Year: 1951

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"A romantic comedy in three acts, set in verse, it is set in the Middle Ages, it reflects the world's 'exhaustion and despair' following World War II, with a war-weary soldier

The Valley Of Amazement by Amy Tan

The Valley Of Amazement

Year: 2014

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Amy Tan’s The Valley of Amazement is a sweeping, evocative epic of two women’s intertwined fates and their search for identity, that moves from the lavish parlors of Shanghai courtesans to

The Seven Minutes by Irving Wallace

The Seven Minutes

Year: 1969

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The seven minute Irving Wallace's most controversial and explo¬sive novel to date, certain to stir up national debate from the moment of its publication.

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