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 Devdas in 1955 directed by Bimal Roy and Scarlet Street in 1945 directed by Fritz Lang.
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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Devdas

Devdas

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Bimal Roy

Starring: Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Motilal, Suchitra Sen

Scarlet Street

Scarlet Street

Release year: 1945

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea, Margaret Lindsay

Country: United States of America

Smiles of a Summer Night

Smiles of a Summer Night

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Ulla Jacobsson, Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson, Margit Carlqvist

Country: United States of America

Leave Her to Heaven

Leave Her to Heaven

Release year: 1945

Directed by: John M. Stahl

Starring: Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain, Vincent Price

Country: United States of America

Born Yesterday

Born Yesterday

Release year: 1950

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford, Howard St. John

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?


Top #1 songs in the USA

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Books

Which were the most popular books released around December 22 over the years?
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The Jury Returns by Louis Nizer

The Jury Returns

Year: 1966

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Name on front fly.

I'M Not Really Here by Tim Allen

I'M Not Really Here

Year: 1996

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The popular actor and comedian shares his observations on why things are the way they are while sharing his offbeat opinions about the meaning of life and his personal role in

Reversible Errors by Scott Turow

Reversible Errors

Year: 2002

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Corporate lawyer Arthur Raven is the court-appointed attorney for a Death Row inmate. Convinced his client is innocent thanks to new evidence, Raven is a fervent crusader--and also a rookie in

The Family Of Man by Edward Steichen

The Family Of Man

Year: 1955

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Hailed as the most successful exhibition of photography ever assembled, The Family of Man opened at The Museum of Modern Art, New York in January 1955.

Incredible Victory by Walter Lord

Incredible Victory

Year: 1967

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A remarkable account of what has been called 'the most decisive naval battle since Trafalgar.'—Los Angeles Times

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