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 Citizen Kane in 1941 directed by Orson Welles and Yojimbo in 1961 directed by Akira Kurosawa.
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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Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane

Release year: 1941

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States of America

Yojimbo

Yojimbo

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Eijirô Tôno, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yôko Tsukasa

Country: United States of America

Amélie

Amélie

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Starring: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta

Country: United States of America

Shrek

Shrek

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson

Starring: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, John Lithgow

Country: United States of America

Failan

Failan

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Hae-sung Song

Starring: Min-sik Choi, Cecilia Cheung, Dae-Hoon Jeong, Hyeong-jin Kong

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 21?


Holidays

  • Rome - city birthday.
  • Saint Wolbodo
  • Saint Konrad von Parzham
  • Saint Anastasius I
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Events

  • 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?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around April 21 over the years?
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Toujours Provence by Peter Mayle

Toujours Provence

Year: 1992

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NATIONAL BESTSELLERTaking up where his beloved A Year in Provence leaves off, Peter Mayle offers us another funny, beautifully (and deliciously) evocative book about life in Provence.

Care Of The Soul by Thomas Moore

Care Of The Soul

Year: 1993

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In this special twenty-fifth anniversary edition of Thomas Moore’s bestselling Care of the Soul, which includes a new introduction by the author, readers are presented with a revolutionary approach to thinking

Management by Peter F. Drucker

Management

Year: 1974

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The essential book on management from the man who invented the disciplineNow completely revised and updated for the first time

Intimate Partners by Maggie Scarf

Intimate Partners

Year: 1987

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“Anyone involved in, embarking on, or yearning for, an intimate relationship should buy, borrow or steal Intimate Partners.”–New WomanWhat goes on in our intimate attachments?

Beat The Dealer by Edward O. Thorp

Beat The Dealer

Year: 1964

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New York Times Bestseller Edward O. Thorp is the father of card counting, and in Beat the Dealer he reveals the revolutionary point system that has been successfully used by

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