January 21

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on January 21. From 1900 until now. January 21 is under the sign of Aquarius. Famous birthdays on this day include Marie Trintignant (1962), Geena Davis (1956) and Vanessa Hessler (1988). Several movies were released around January 21 over the years, such as The Silence of the Lambs in 1991 directed by Jonathan Demme and La notte in 1961 directed by Michelangelo Antonioni.
But much more happened on January 21 over the years: find out below

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The Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs

Release year: 1991

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kasi Lemmons

Country: United States of America

La notte

La notte

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Marcello Mastroianni, Monica Vitti, Bernhard Wicki

Country: United States of America

Sing Street

Sing Street

Release year: 2016

Directed by: John Carney

Starring: Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Aidan Gillen, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Jack Reynor

The Petrified Forest

The Petrified Forest

Release year: 1936

Directed by: Archie Mayo

Starring: Leslie Howard, Humphrey Bogart, Bette Davis, Genevieve Tobin

Country: United States of America

10 Rillington Place

10 Rillington Place

Release year: 1971

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Richard Attenborough, Judy Geeson, John Hurt, Pat Heywood

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 21?


Holidays

  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day

Events

  • 2019 Maidan Shar attack: A Taliban attack on a National Directorate of Security compound in the central Maidan Wardak Province, kills 126 security personnel, according to local officials. (The Guardian)
  • 2018 Six insurgents kill at least 18 people, including 4 Afghans and 14 foreigners, in a 13-hour gun battle. The Afghan Interior Ministry says that the siege ended when the last gunman was shot dead. NATO reports that "no foreign troops" died. The Taliban claim that they sent five suicide bombers armed with hand grenades and AK-47 assault rifles. The Afghan government blames the attack on the Pakistan-based Haqqani network. (CBS News), (AP via NBC News), (BBC)
  • 2017 War in North-West Pakistan: 2017 Parachinar bombing: At least 22 people are killed and around 90 injured after a bomb explodes at a vegetable market in Parachinar in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. (Al Jazeera), (AP), (Bernama via AstroAwan), (Radio Pakistan)Lashkar-i-Jhangvi al-Alami and Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan released joint statements claiming responsibility through text messages sent to journalists. (Dawn News), (Reuters)
  • 2016 Somali Civil War (2009–present): Al-Shabaab militants attack the Lido or beach area in Mogadishu. At least 20 people are reportedly killed. (BBC) (The Telegraph)
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From The Corner Of His Eye by Dean Koontz

From The Corner Of His Eye

Year: 2001

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER This is the story of a boy who loses his sight, and then mysteriously regains it. It is the story of a courageous band of seekers and a relentless killer.

The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger

The Catcher In The Rye

Year: 1952

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Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories--particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme With Love and Squalor--will not be surprised by the fact that his first novel is full …

At Dawn We Slept by Gordon W. Prange

At Dawn We Slept

Year: 1982

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At 7:53 a.m., December 7, 1941, America's national consciousness and confidence were rocked as the first wave of Japanese warplanes took aim at the U.S.

Born Standing Up by Steve Martin

Born Standing Up

Year: 2008

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The riveting, mega-bestselling, beloved and highly acclaimed memoir of a man, a vocation, and an era named one of the ten best nonfiction titles of 2007 by Time and Entertainment Weekly.In

Plausible Denial by Mark Lane

Plausible Denial

Year: 1992

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The assassination of President Kennedy in 1963 continues to be shrouded in mystery and controversy. Now, for the first time in almost thirty years, explosive new evidence reveals much about the

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