December 22

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on December 22. From 1900 until now. December 22 is under the sign of Capricorn. Famous birthdays on this day include Vanessa Paradis (1972), Ralph Fiennes (1962) and Pamela Courson (1946). Several movies were released around December 22 over the years, such as The General in 1926 directed by Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton and Andrei Rublev in 1966 directed by Andrei Tarkovsky.
But much more happened on December 22 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around December 22 over the years?
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The General

The General

Release year: 1926

Directed by: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton

Starring: Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender, Jim Farley

Country: United States of America

Andrei Rublev

Andrei Rublev

Release year: 1966

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, Nikolay Grinko, Nikolay Sergeev

Country: United States of America

Tol'able David

Tol'able David

Release year: 1921

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Gladys Hulette, Walter P. Lewis, Ernest Torrence

Country: United States of America

Bellissima

Bellissima

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Anna Magnani, Walter Chiari, Tina Apicella, Gastone Renzelli

Country: United States of America

The African Queen

The African Queen

Release year: 1951

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley, Peter Bull

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 22?


Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
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Events

  • 2018 Somali Civil War: A car bomb near the presidential palace in Mogadishu kills at least 16 people and injures more than 20 others. (The Guardian)
  • 2017 Yemeni Civil War (2015–present): After 1,000 days of civil war in Yemen, eight million people are at risk of starvation. (BBC)
  • 2016 Syrian Civil War, Battle of Aleppo (2012–16): The Syrian Army says it is now in full control of the city of Aleppo following the evacuation of the last group of rebels to the Idlib Governorate. (BBC)
  • 2015 Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017), Battle of Ramadi: The Iraqi Army advances into the center of Ramadi, the latest development in the effort, which began in November, to regain the city from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. (Reuters)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 22 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around December 22 over the years?
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Answered Prayers by Danielle Steel

Answered Prayers

Year: 2002

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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.

How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler

How To Live 365 Days A Year

Year: 1955

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One of the great self-help books of all time, How to Live 365 Days a Year has sold more than 1 million copies and has been translated into 13 languages.

Games People Play by Eric Berne

Games People Play

Year: 1966

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We think we’re relating to other people–but actually we’re all playing games.Forty years ago, Games People Play revolutionized our understanding of what really goes on during our most basic social interactions.

My Favorite Things by Dorothy F. Rodgers

My Favorite Things

Year: 1964

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My Favorite Things: A Personal Guide to Decorating and Entertaining, 1964, Dorothy Rodgers. Illustrated with 20 full page color photos. Hardcover with dust jacket, 279 pages, published by Avenel Books.

The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles

The French Lieutenant'S Woman

Year: 1969

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Perhaps the most beloved of John Fowles's internationally bestselling works, The French Lieutenant's Woman is a feat of seductive storytelling that effectively invents anew the Victorian novel.

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