June 17

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on June 17. From 1900 until now. June 17 is under the sign of Gemini. Famous birthdays on this day include Kendrick Lamar (1987), Lio (1962) and Venus Williams (1980). Several movies were released around June 17 over the years, such as The Gold Rush in 1925 directed by Charles Chaplin and Inherit the Wind in 1960 directed by Stanley Kramer.
But much more happened on June 17 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around June 17 over the years?
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The Gold Rush

The Gold Rush

Release year: 1925

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Tom Murray, Henry Bergman

Country: United States of America

Inherit the Wind

Inherit the Wind

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gene Kelly, Dick York

Country: United States of America

Kelly's Heroes

Kelly's Heroes

Release year: 1970

Directed by: Brian G. Hutton

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, Don Rickles, Carroll O'Connor

Country: United States of America

Murder, He Says

Murder, He Says

Release year: 1945

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Helen Walker, Marjorie Main, Jean Heather

Ghayal

Ghayal

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Rajkumar Santoshi

Starring: Sunny Deol, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Amrish Puri, Moushumi Chatterjee

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 17?


Holidays

  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.

Events

  • 2019 Boko Haram: Three Boko Haram suicide bombers detonate their devices among a group of football fans, killing 30 people and wounding 40 others, in Konduga, Nigeria. (BBC)Boko Haram terrorists exchange gunfire with Nigerian troops in the Nganzai local government area of Borno State. (Al Jazeera)
  • 2018 Boko Haram insurgency: Twin suicide bombings in Damboa, Nigeria, leave at least 31 people dead. The explosions are reportedly followed by rockets fired from outside the town. (BBC)
  • 2017 War in Afghanistan: At least one Afghan is killed and seven American soldiers wounded in an "insider attack" at Camp Shaheen, in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif. An earlier report that Americans had been killed is incorrect. The Taliban claims responsibility. (Reuters) (The New York Times)
  • 2016 Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017), Military intervention against ISIL, Battle of Fallujah (2016): The Iraqi government recaptures the main government compound in Fallujah. (AFP via Daily Mail)
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Music charts

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Books

Which were the most popular books released around June 17 over the years?
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Megatrends by John Naisbitt

Megatrends

Year: 1983

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Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

Coach by Michael Lewis

Coach

Year: 2005

By:

A story with a big heart about a boy, a coach, the game of baseball, and the game of life. "There are teachers with a rare ability to enter a child's

The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard

The Hidden Persuaders

Year: 1958

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"One of the best books around for demystifying the deliberately mysterious arts of advertising."--Salon"Fascinating, entertaining and thought-stimulating."--The New York Times Book Review"A brisk, authoritative and frightening report on how manufacturers, fundraisers

Russia And The West Under Lenin And Stalin by George F. Kennan

Russia And The West Under Lenin And Stalin

Year: 1961

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George F. Kennan - Russia and the West Under Lenin and Stalin Rossiia i Zapad pri Lenine i Staline Na Angliiskom Iazyke. Publisher: . Year: 1962.

The Mandarins by Simone de Beauvoir

The Mandarins

Year: 1956

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"Salty, frank, and realistic." ― San Francisco Chronicle In her most famous novel, The Mandarins, Simone de Beauvoir takes an unflinching look at Parisian intellectual society at the end of World

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