November 17

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on November 17. From 1900 until now. November 17 is under the sign of Scorpio. Famous birthdays on this day include Sophie Marceau (1966), Rachel McAdams (1978) and Jeff Buckley (1966). Several movies were released around November 17 over the years, such as Toy Story in 1995 directed by John Lasseter and Brief Encounter in 1945 directed by David Lean.
But much more happened on November 17 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around November 17 over the years?
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Toy Story

Toy Story

Release year: 1995

Directed by: John Lasseter

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles, Jim Varney

Country: United States of America

Brief Encounter

Brief Encounter

Release year: 1945

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway, Joyce Carey

Country: United States of America

The Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven

Release year: 1960

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Eli Wallach

Country: United States of America

Der Totmacher

Der Totmacher

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Romuald Karmakar

Starring: Götz George, Jürgen Hentsch, Pierre Franckh, Hans-Michael Rehberg

Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont

Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Dan Ireland

Starring: Joan Plowright, Rupert Friend, Zoë Tapper, Robert Lang


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 17?


  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
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  • 2018 Syrian Civil War: After months of fighting, Syrian government forces retake control of Tulul al-Safa in southern Syria from ISIL. (The New Arab)
  • 2017 Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017): 2017 Western Iraq campaign: The Iraqi Army captures the town of Rawa from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). It was the last town held by ISIL in Iraq. (AP)
  • 2016 The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports a car bomb has killed at least ten people in the city of Azaz, Aleppo Governorate. (Reuters)
  • 2015 Metrojet Flight 9268: Russia's Federal Security Service announces that the plane was destroyed by a bomb. (The Guardian), (Reuters)In a broadcast meeting from The Kremlin, Russian President Vladimir Putin vows retribution to those responsible for last month’s downing of the aircraft. Putin orders the Russian Navy to coordinate military operations in Syria with the French Navy. Russia's Federal Security Service offers a $50 million bounty for the bombers. (Reuters)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 17 over the years?

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Top #1 Rock songs


Which were the most popular books released around November 17 over the years?
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Koko by Peter Straub


Year: 1988


Bestselling author Peter Straub's Koko is a gripping psychological thriller in which horror and paranoia are indistinguishable from reality.Koko. Only four men knew what it meant.

The Spirit Of St. Louis by Charles Lindbergh

The Spirit Of St. Louis

Year: 1953


Along with most of my fellow fliers, I believed that aviation had a brilliant future. Now we live, today, in our dreams of yesterday; and, living in those dreams, we dream

A Lion Among Men by Gregory Maguire

A Lion Among Men

Year: 2008


Return to a darker Oz with Gregory Maguire. In A Lion Among Men, the third volume in Maguire’s acclaimed, New York Times bestselling series The Wicked Years, a fuller, more complex

A Mother'S Kisses by Bruce Jay Friedman

A Mother'S Kisses

Year: 1964


1964, 1st Nr New in Nr New DJ

Craig Claiborne'S Gourmet Diet by Craig Claiborne with Pierre Franey

Craig Claiborne'S Gourmet Diet

Year: 1980


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