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 Gun Crazy in 1950 directed by Joseph H. Lewis and You Can Count on Me in 2000 directed by Kenneth Lonergan.
But much more happened on January 17 over the years: find out below

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Gun Crazy

Gun Crazy

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: John Dall, Peggy Cummins, Berry Kroeger, Morris Carnovsky

Country: United States of America

You Can Count on Me

You Can Count on Me

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Kenneth Lonergan

Starring: Laura Linney, Matthew Broderick, Amy Ryan, Michael Countryman

American Psycho

American Psycho

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Mary Harron

Starring: Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas, Bill Sage

Country: United States of America

Murder in the First

Murder in the First

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Marc Rocco

Starring: Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon, Gary Oldman, Embeth Davidtz

Tremors

Tremors

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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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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3rd Degree by James Patterson, Andrew Gross

3rd Degree

Year: 2005

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The Women's Murder Club returns in a shockingly suspenseful thriller. Plunging into a burning town house, Detective Lindsay Boxer discovers three dead bodies...and a mysterious message at the scene.

The Last Man by Vince Flynn

The Last Man

Year: 2013

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#1 New York Times bestselling author of American Assassin—soon to be a major motion picture Mitch Rapp’s hunt for a missing CIA asset raises the stakes for his own survival—in Vince Flynn’s “tight, right, and dynamite” (Star Tribune, Minneapolis) #1 …

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

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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

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