July 17

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on July 17. From 1900 until now. July 17 is under the sign of Cancer. Famous birthdays on this day include Angela Merkel (1954), Camilla Duchess of Cornwall (1947) and Adrian Ross Duncan (1949). Several movies were released around July 17 over the years, such as The Furies in 1950 directed by Anthony Mann and The Phenix City Story in 1955 directed by Phil Karlson.
But much more happened on July 17 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around July 17 over the years?
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The Furies

The Furies

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Walter Huston, Judith Anderson

Country: United States of America

The Phenix City Story

The Phenix City Story

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: John McIntire, Richard Kiley, Kathryn Grant, Edward Andrews



Release year: 1980

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Bill Murray, Ted Knight

Country: United States of America

Anchors Aweigh

Anchors Aweigh

Release year: 1945

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly, José Iturbi

Country: United States of America

Broken Arrow

Broken Arrow

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: James Stewart, Jeff Chandler, Debra Paget, Basil Ruysdael

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 17?


  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
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  • 2019 2018–19 Kivu Ebola epidemic: The World Health Organisation declares the most recent Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. (The Guardian)
  • 2018 Gaza–Israel conflict, 2018 Gaza border protests: The Israel Defense Forces are instructed to prepare for a large-scale military offensive in Gaza if demands for Hamas to halt the launches of flaming kites, incendiary devices and rocket attacks are not met by Friday. (The Times of Israel)
  • 2017 Moro conflict: A new set of kidnappings and a jail break plague Sulu province in the southern region of Mindanao in the Philippines. (The Japan Times)
  • 2016 At least one person is reportedly killed and others are taken hostage after an armed group seized control of the police headquarters in the Erebuni District of Yerevan, Armenia. The gunmen are demanding the release of jailed opposition figure, Jirair Sefilian, according to Armenia's National Security Service. (RT)
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Which were the most popular books released around July 17 over the years?
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The Grand Alliance by Winston S. Churchill

The Grand Alliance

Year: 1950


The New York Public Library, in looking back on the greatest books of the past century, called Churchill's history "monumental" and said that the author "drew upon thousands of his own

Windom'S Way by James Ramsey Ullman

Windom'S Way

Year: 1952


Very good hardcover with fair DJ. Pages are clean and unmarked. Covers show very minor shelf wear. Binding is tight, hinges strong.

Midnight In Ruby Bayou by Elizabeth Lowell

Midnight In Ruby Bayou

Year: 2000


“Romantic suspense is her true forte.”—Minneapolis Star-Tribune New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Lowell creates suspense and emotional intensity with her classic Midnight in Ruby Bayou, a riveting romantic thriller in her

Black Order by James Rollins

Black Order

Year: 2006


A sinister fire in a Copenhagen bookstore ignites a relentless hunt across four continents. Arson and murder reveal an insidious plot to steal a Bible that once belonged to Charles Darwin.

The Short Reign Of Pippin Iv by John Steinbeck

The Short Reign Of Pippin Iv

Year: 1957


In his only work of political satire, The Short Reign of Pippin IV, John Steinbeck turns the French Revolution upside down as amateur astronomer Pippin Héristal is drafted to rule the

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