December 19

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on December 19. From 1900 until now. December 19 is under the sign of Sagittarius. Famous birthdays on this day include Alyssa Milano (1972), Jake Gyllenhaal (1980) and Edith Piaf (1915). Several movies were released around December 19 over the years, such as The General in 1926 directed by Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton and Andrei Rublev in 1966 directed by Andrei Tarkovsky.
But much more happened on December 19 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around December 19 over the years?
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The General

The General

Release year: 1926

Directed by: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton

Starring: Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender, Jim Farley

Country: United States of America

Andrei Rublev

Andrei Rublev

Release year: 1966

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, Nikolay Grinko, Nikolay Sergeev

Country: United States of America

Tol'able David

Tol'able David

Release year: 1921

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Gladys Hulette, Walter P. Lewis, Ernest Torrence

Country: United States of America

Bellissima

Bellissima

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Anna Magnani, Walter Chiari, Tina Apicella, Gastone Renzelli

Country: United States of America

The African Queen

The African Queen

Release year: 1951

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley, Peter Bull

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 19?


Holidays

  • 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
  • Roman festivals - Opalia
  • Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

Events

  • 2018 American intervention in Syria, Syrian Civil War: The Pentagon reports it has begun withdrawing U.S. troops from Syria, with a spokesperson saying that the coalition has liberated ISIL-held territory but also that the campaign is not over. (Reuters)
  • 2017 Houthis say that they launched a Volcano H-2 missile targeting at the Al-Yamamah Palace in the Saudi capital city of Riyadh. According to the Saudis, the missile was intercepted south of Riyadh and caused no casualties. (Reuters)
  • 2016 Assassination of Andrei Karlov: The Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov is killed in a gun attack at an art gallery in Ankara. Russia calls the assassin, 22-year old police officer, Mevlüt Mert Altıntaş, a "terrorist". Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu goes to Moscow for a planned trilateral meeting on Syria, saying "the incident will not impact relations between Turkey and Russia". (Reuters) (Daily Mirror UK) (New York Times) (Sputnik)
  • 2015 American-led intervention in Iraq (2014–present): Iraqi Defense Minister Khaled al-Obaidi updates the death toll from Friday's friendly fire airstrike near Fallujah to 10, one officer and nine soldiers. U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter says it appears an American jet conducted the strike. Carter called Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to express condolences. (The Washington Post)
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Books

Which were the most popular books released around December 19 over the years?
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Answered Prayers by Danielle Steel

Answered Prayers

Year: 2002

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Danielle Steel’s 56th bestselling novel is about family and friendship, about one woman’s struggle to break free from the past—and the man who helps her triumph.

How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler

How To Live 365 Days A Year

Year: 1955

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One of the great self-help books of all time, How to Live 365 Days a Year has sold more than 1 million copies and has been translated into 13 languages.

Games People Play by Eric Berne

Games People Play

Year: 1966

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We think we’re relating to other people–but actually we’re all playing games.Forty years ago, Games People Play revolutionized our understanding of what really goes on during our most basic social interactions.

My Favorite Things by Dorothy F. Rodgers

My Favorite Things

Year: 1964

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My Favorite Things: A Personal Guide to Decorating and Entertaining, 1964, Dorothy Rodgers. Illustrated with 20 full page color photos. Hardcover with dust jacket, 279 pages, published by Avenel Books.

The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles

The French Lieutenant'S Woman

Year: 1969

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Perhaps the most beloved of John Fowles's internationally bestselling works, The French Lieutenant's Woman is a feat of seductive storytelling that effectively invents anew the Victorian novel.

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