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

Tangled

Tangled

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Nathan Greno, Byron Howard

Starring: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy, Ron Perlman

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 17?


Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 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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Books

Which were the most popular books released around November 17 over the years?
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The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson

The Cardinal

Year: 1950

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On its first publication, The Cardinal was an immediate bestseller. A selection of the Literary Guild, it was published in more than a dozen languages and sold over two million copies.

Fortune Of Fear by L. Ron Hubbard

Fortune Of Fear

Year: 1986

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The Voltarian invaders are getting down and dirty . . . in the deadliest of games.The price: Planet Earth.Voltarian Royal Officer Jettero Heller has heart, nerve and a quick mind on

East of Eden by John Steinbeck

East of Eden

Year: 1952

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A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authorsIn his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden "the first book," and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of …

Lisey'S Story by Stephen King

Lisey'S Story

Year: 2006

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Now in paperback, from the acclaimed #1 New York Times and undisputed King of Horror Stephen King, comes the story of a writer’s widow who must confront his demons after his

The Bancroft Strategy by Robert Ludlum

The Bancroft Strategy

Year: 2006

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Todd Belknap, a field agent for Consular Operations, is cut loose from the agency after a job gone wrong. But when his best friend and fellow agent is abducted abroad and

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