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 To Kill a Mockingbird in 1962 directed by Robert Mulligan and Roja in 1992 directed by Mani Ratnam.
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 Watch

The Watch

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Akiva Schaffer

Starring: Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, Billy Crudup

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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Rush To Judgment by Mark Lane

Rush To Judgment

Year: 1966

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Rush to Judgment is Mark Lane’s seminal work on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This groundbreaking number one bestseller opened the eyes of the people of the United

My Gal Sunday by Mary Higgins Clark

My Gal Sunday

Year: 1996

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A dashing ex-president and his young congresswoman bride become an irresistible sleuthing duo in four acclaimed stories from the Queen of Suspense.Henry

The Christmas Train by David Baldacci

The Christmas Train

Year: 2002

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Tom Langdon, a weary and cash-strapped journalist, is banned from flying when a particularly thorough airport security search causes him to lose his cool.

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.

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