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 The Innocents in 1961 directed by Jack Clayton and The Canadian in 1926 directed by William Beaudine.
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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The Innocents

The Innocents

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Peter Wyngarde, Megs Jenkins, Michael Redgrave

Country: United States of America

The Canadian

The Canadian

Release year: 1926

Directed by: William Beaudine

Starring: Thomas Meighan, Mona Palma, Wyndham Standing, Dale Fuller

Star Trek: First Contact

Star Trek: First Contact

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Jonathan Frakes

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton

Country: United States of America

Straw Dogs

Straw Dogs

Release year: 1971

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Susan George, Peter Vaughan, T.P. McKenna

Country: United States of America

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Release year: 1986

Directed by: Leonard Nimoy

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

Country: United States of America

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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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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 …

Road Of The Patriarch by R. A. Salvatore

Road Of The Patriarch

Year: 2006

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To her, to her dying breath, you were the untouchable one, the one whose flesh her dagger could not penetrate. THE ASSASSINA cold and emotionless killer for whom every soul

I Like You by Amy Sedaris

I Like You

Year: 2006

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The bestselling entertaining guide from America's most delightfully unconventional hostess is now available in paperback! Are you lacking direction in how to whip up a swanky soiree for

The Honey Badger by Robert Ruark

The Honey Badger

Year: 1965

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Robert Chester Ruark was one of the mid-20th centuries "larger-than-life" characters: journalist, author, world traveller and big game hunter and in this, his last work, it is impossible to fathom where

No Higher Honor by Condoleezza Rice

No Higher Honor

Year: 2011

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From one of the world’s most admired women, this is former National Security Advisor and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s compelling story of eight years serving at the highest levels of

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