January 20

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on January 20. From 1900 until now. January 20 is under the sign of Aquarius. Famous birthdays on this day include David Lynch (1946), Aristotle Onassis (1906) and Evan Peters (1987). Several movies were released around January 20 over the years, such as The Usual Suspects in 1995 directed by Bryan Singer and The Grapes of Wrath in 1940 directed by John Ford.
But much more happened on January 20 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around January 20 over the years?
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The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri, Stephen Baldwin

Country: United States of America

The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath

Release year: 1940

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine, Charley Grapewin

Country: United States of America

Diabolique

Diabolique

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Henri-Georges Clouzot

Starring: Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot, Paul Meurisse, Charles Vanel

Country: United States of America

Before Sunrise

Before Sunrise

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Andrea Eckert, Hanno Pöschl

Country: United States of America

Escuela de vagabundos

Escuela de vagabundos

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Rogelio A. González

Starring: Pedro Infante, Miroslava, Blanca de Castejón, Óscar Pulido

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 20?


Holidays

  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
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Events

  • 2019 Northern Mali conflict: At least ten United Nations peacekeepers are killed and several others injured in a Islamist militant attack on their base in Mali's northern Kidal Region. (Al Jazeera)
  • 2018 Syrian Civil War: Northwestern Syria campaign (October 2017–present): The Syrian Army seizes control of the strategic Abu al-Duhur Military Airbase in Idlib Governorate. (Reuters)
  • 2017 Syrian Civil War: ISIL militants destroy part of Palmyra's ancient Roman theatre. (BBC)An airstrike kills more than 40 Jabhat Fateh al-Sham fighters at a jihadist camp west of Aleppo. It is currently unknown whether American or Russian planes carried out the attack. (Reuters), (FOX News)
  • 2016 War in North-West Pakistan: Bacha Khan University attack: Gunmen attack a university in Charsadda, Pakistan. At least 21 people are reportedly killed. (BBC News)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 20 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around January 20 over the years?
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Answered Prayers by Danielle Steel

Answered Prayers

Year: 2003

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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.

The Bell Curve by Richard J. Herrnstein and Charles Murray

The Bell Curve

Year: 1995

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The controversial book linking intelligence to class and race in modern society, and what public policy can do to mitigate socioeconomic differences in IQ, birth rate, crime, fertility, welfare, and poverty.

The Death Of Outrage by William J. Bennett

The Death Of Outrage

Year: 1999

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In this new, updated edition of a book heralded as a clarion call to the nation's conscience, William Bennett asks why we see so little public outrage in the fade of

The Secret Pilgrim by John le Carré

The Secret Pilgrim

Year: 1991

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Nothing is as it was. Old enemies embrace. The dark staging grounds of the Cold War—whose shadows barely obscured the endless games of espionage—are flooded with light; the rules are rewritten,

Lincoln by David Herbert Donald

Lincoln

Year: 1996

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A masterful work by Pulitzer Prize–winning author David Herbert Donald, Lincoln is a stunning portrait of Abraham Lincoln’s life and presidency.Donald

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