April 21

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on April 21. From 1900 until now. April 21 is under the sign of Taurus. Famous birthdays on this day include Elizabeth II (1926), James McAvoy (1979) and Robert Smith (musician) (1959). Several movies were released around April 21 over the years, such as Ein Robinson in 1940 directed by Arnold Fanck and Frequency in 2000 directed by Gregory Hoblit.
But much more happened on April 21 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around April 21 over the years?
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Ein Robinson

Ein Robinson

Release year: 1940

Directed by: Arnold Fanck

Starring: Herbert A.E. Böhme, Marieluise Claudius, Claus Clausen, Oscar Marion



Release year: 2000

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Jim Caviezel, Shawn Doyle, Elizabeth Mitchell



Release year: 1995

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

Starring: Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister

Country: United States of America

Iron Man 2

Iron Man 2

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Mickey Rourke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle

Country: United States of America

Private Property

Private Property

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Leslie Stevens

Starring: Kate Manx, Corey Allen, Warren Oates, Jerome Cowan


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 21?


  • Rome - city birthday.
  • Saint Wolbodo
  • Saint Konrad von Parzham
  • Saint Anastasius I
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  • 2019 A series of explosions at churches and hotels in four cities in Sri Lanka, including the nation's commercial capital and largest city Colombo, kills at least 359 people and wounds around 500 others. ISIL has since claimed responsibility for the attacks. (BBC)
  • 2018 2018 Gaza border protests: Ambassador to the United Nations for Palestine Riyad Mansour says diplomats will ask the UN to probe the violence. (The Washington Post)
  • 2017 War in Afghanistan: 2017 Camp Shaheen attack: Taliban insurgents attack an Afghan military base in Mazar-e-Sharif, Balkh Province, killing more than 140 soldiers. It is said to be the deadliest attack of its kind (BBC) , (AP) (Reuters)
  • 2016 Sudanese nomadic conflicts, Ethnic violence in South Sudan: The Ethiopian Army crosses the border into South Sudan with the latter's approval in search of more than 100 children who were kidnapped and spirited across the border in a surprise attack by unknown assailants that also killed 208 people a few days ago. (Al Jazeera)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 21 over the years?

Top #1 songs in the USA

Top #1 Rock songs


Which were the most popular books released around April 21 over the years?
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Moonlight Becomes You by Mary Higgins Clark

Moonlight Becomes You

Year: 1996


From Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark, a thriller “that grabs you with the first paragraph and never lets go” (USA TODAY) about a woman desperate to uncover the truth behind her beloved stepmother’s death.At

The Double Bind by Chris Bohjalian

The Double Bind

Year: 2007


When Laurel Estabrook is attacked while riding her bicycle through Vermont’s back roads, her life is forever changed. Formerly outgoing, Laurel withdraws into her photography, spending all her free time at

The Lost Quilter by Jennifer Chiaverini

The Lost Quilter

Year: 2009


Master Quilter Sylvia Bergstrom Compson treasures an antique quilt called by three names -- Birds in the Air, after its pattern; the Runaway Quilt, after the woman who sewed it; and

On Wings Of Eagles by Ken Follett

On Wings Of Eagles

Year: 1984


The #1 International Bestseller now in trade paperback—with 16 pages of photos.Number-one bestselling author Ken Follett tells the inspiring, true story of the Middle East hostage crisis that began in 1979,

H Is For Hawk by Helen Macdonald

H Is For Hawk

Year: 2015


* NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER* Winner of the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize* Named the Costa Book of the Year* #1 bestseller in the UKWhen Helen Macdonald's father died suddenly on a

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