December 20

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on December 20. From 1900 until now. December 20 is under the sign of Sagittarius. Famous birthdays on this day include JoJo (singer) (1990), Jonah Hill (1983) and Uri Geller (1946). Several movies were released around December 20 over the years, such as Devdas in 1955 directed by Bimal Roy and Scarlet Street in 1945 directed by Fritz Lang.
But much more happened on December 20 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around December 20 over the years?
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Devdas

Devdas

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Bimal Roy

Starring: Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Motilal, Suchitra Sen

Scarlet Street

Scarlet Street

Release year: 1945

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea, Margaret Lindsay

Country: United States of America

Smiles of a Summer Night

Smiles of a Summer Night

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Ulla Jacobsson, Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson, Margit Carlqvist

Country: United States of America

Leave Her to Heaven

Leave Her to Heaven

Release year: 1945

Directed by: John M. Stahl

Starring: Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain, Vincent Price

Country: United States of America

Born Yesterday

Born Yesterday

Release year: 1950

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford, Howard St. John

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 20?


Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.

Events

  • 2018 Parts of the Ventura Freeway in Southern California is renamed as “President Barack H. Obama Highway” in honor of former President Barack Obama. (Pasadena Star News) (ABC News)
  • 2017 The European Court of Justice (ECJ) rules that Uber is officially a transport company and not a digital service, thus requiring it to accept stricter regulation and licensing within the European Union. The case arose after Uber was told to obey local taxi rules in Barcelona. (The Guardian)
  • 2016 Assassination of Andrei Karlov: Six people are arrested in Ankara for alleged involvement in the murder of Andrei Karlov, the Russian ambassador to Turkey. (Reuters via ABC News Australia)
  • 2015 Air France Flight 463 en route to Paris from Mauritius makes an emergency landing in Mombasa, Kenya, after a package, suspected to be a bomb is found in the toilet. Later, Air France CEO Frédéric Gagey says it was a false alarm; the package contained a mixture of cardboard, sheets of paper, and a timer. (AP via News24) (CNN) (Reuters)
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Music charts

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Books

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The Jury Returns by Louis Nizer

The Jury Returns

Year: 1966

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Name on front fly.

I'M Not Really Here by Tim Allen

I'M Not Really Here

Year: 1996

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The popular actor and comedian shares his observations on why things are the way they are while sharing his offbeat opinions about the meaning of life and his personal role in

Reversible Errors by Scott Turow

Reversible Errors

Year: 2002

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Corporate lawyer Arthur Raven is the court-appointed attorney for a Death Row inmate. Convinced his client is innocent thanks to new evidence, Raven is a fervent crusader--and also a rookie in

The Family Of Man by Edward Steichen

The Family Of Man

Year: 1955

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Hailed as the most successful exhibition of photography ever assembled, The Family of Man opened at The Museum of Modern Art, New York in January 1955.

Incredible Victory by Walter Lord

Incredible Victory

Year: 1967

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A remarkable account of what has been called 'the most decisive naval battle since Trafalgar.'—Los Angeles Times

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