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
Which were the most popular Movies released around January 21 over the years?
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Which were the important events of January 21?
- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 21 over the years?
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- 2018 Ed Sheeran - Perfect
- 2017 Migos Featuring Lil Uzi Vert - Bad And Boujee
- 2016 Justin Bieber - Sorry
- 2015 Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk!
- 2014 Pitbull Featuring Ke$ha - Timber
- 2013 Bruno Mars - Locked Out Of Heaven
- 2012 Rihanna - We Found Love
- 2011 Katy Perry - Firework
- 2011 Bruno Mars - Grenade
- 2010 Ke$ha - TiK ToK
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Which were the most popular books released around January 21 over the years?
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