January 18

January 18 is under the sign of Capricorn. Famous birthdays on this day include Kevin Costner (1955), Cary Grant (1904) and Gilles Deleuze (1925). Several movies were released around January 18 over the years, such as Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb in 1964 directed by Stanley Kubrick and Gunga Din in 1939 directed by George Stevens.
But much more happened on January 18 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around January 18 over the years?

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn

Country: United States of America

Gunga Din

Release year: 1939

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Victor McLaglen, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Country: United States of America

Broadway Danny Rose

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Nick Apollo Forte, Sandy Baron

Sleeping Beauty

Release year: 1959

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Mary Costa, Bill Shirley, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton

Country: United States of America

Man's Favorite Sport?

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Rock Hudson, Paula Prentiss, Maria Perschy, John McGiver

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 18?


  • Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
  • Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins


  • 2019 Syrian Civil War: A massive explosion targetting a Tahrir al-Sham base in Idlib kills 15 people and wounds 20 others. A car bomb is reported to have been used in the attack. (AMN)
  • 2018 The Emirates airline announces an order for up to 36 Airbus A380s. Emirates is already the aircraft's largest operator, with a fleet of over 100. (BBC)
  • 2017 Northern Mali conflict: A suicide bomber detonates a vehicle full of explosives at a military camp in Gao, Mali, killing at least 76 people and wounding scores more in Mali's deadliest terrorist attack in history. (The Guardian)
  • 2016 2014–16 Russian military intervention in Ukraine: Ukraine says that a cyberattack on Boryspil International Airport near Kiev came from Russian computers. (Sky News)
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Which were the most popular books released around January 18 over the years?

The Arms Of Krupp

Year: 1969

By: William Manchester

The Krupp family were the premier German arms manufacturers from the middle of the 19th century until the end of World War II, producing artillery pieces and submarines that set the standard for effectiveness.


Year: 1998

By: Don DeLillo

A finalist for the National Book Award, Don DeLillo’s most powerful and riveting novel—“a great American novel, a masterpiece, a thrilling page-turner” (San Francisco Chronicle)—Underworld is about the second half of

Playing for Pizza

Year: 2008

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERRick Dockery is the third-string quarterback for the Cleveland Browns. In the AFC Championship game, to the surprise and dismay of virtually everyone, Rick actually gets into the game.

Assholes Finish First

Year: 2011

By: Tucker Max

The best gift for the dudes and bros in your life: the fratire New York Times bestseller Assholes Finish First, featuring twenty-five new and exclusive stories by Tucker Max.What

The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town

Year: 2007

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • John Grisham’s first work of nonfiction: a true crime story that will terrify anyone who believes in the presumption of innocence. SOON TO BE A NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY SERIES “Both an American tragedy and …

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