December 22

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 Of Mice and Men in 1939 directed by Lewis Milestone and Peter Pan in 1924 directed by Herbert Brenon.
But much more happened on December 22 over the years: find out below

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

Of Mice and Men

Release year: 1939

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Lon Chaney Jr., Burgess Meredith, Betty Field, Charles Bickford

Country: United States of America

Peter Pan

Release year: 1924

Directed by: Herbert Brenon

Starring: Betty Bronson, Ernest Torrence, George Ali, Esther Ralston

Country: United States of America

El tango en Broadway

Release year: 1934

Directed by: Louis J. Gasnier

Starring: Carlos Gardel, Trini Ramos, Blanca Vischer, Vicente Padula

Our Man in Havana

Release year: 1959

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Alec Guinness, Maureen O'Hara, Burl Ives, Ernie Kovacs

Country: United States of America

Going in Style

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Martin Brest

Starring: George Burns, Art Carney, Lee Strasberg, Charles Hallahan


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 22?


  • 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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  • 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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Which were the most popular books released around December 22 over the years?

Between Parent And Child

Year: 1968

By: Haim G. Ginott

Over the past thirty-five years, Between Parent and Child has helped millions of parents around the world strengthen their relationships with their children.

The Collapse Of The Third Republic

Year: 1969

By: William L. Shirer

An acclaimed historian unfolds a monumental, eyewitness page-turner on the tragic fall of France to Hitler’s Third Reich at the outset of WWII. As an international war correspondent and radio commentator, William L.


Year: 1994

By: Stephen King

A #1 national bestseller—“A yarn so packed with suspense, romance, literary reference, fascinating miscellaneous knowledge, and heart that only Stephen King could have written it. Marvelous—that is, full of marvels” (Booklist).“Sleep,

The Empty Copper Sea

Year: 1978

By: John D. MacDonald

From a beloved master of crime fiction, The Empty Copper Sea is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.Asking

The Third Deadly Sin

Year: 1981

By: Lawrence Sanders

Retired cop Edward X. Delaney takes on a female serial killer in this spine-tingling masterwork of suspense by New York Times bestselling author Lawrence Sanders By day, she’s a middle-aged secretary

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