February 22

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on February 22. From 1900 until now. February 22 is under the sign of Pisces. Famous birthdays on this day include Drew Barrymore (1975), Robert Wadlow (1918) and James Blunt (1974). Several movies were released around February 22 over the years, such as The Sound of Music in 1965 directed by Robert Wise and A Place in the Sun in 2000 directed by George Stevens.
But much more happened on February 22 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around February 22 over the years?
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The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn

Country: United States of America

A Place in the Sun

A Place in the Sun

Release year: 2000

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelley Winters, Anne Revere

Country: United States of America

Deep Red

Deep Red

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: David Hemmings, Daria Nicolodi, Gabriele Lavia, Macha Méril

Country: United States of America

Moonlighting

Moonlighting

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Jerzy Skolimowski

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Eugene Lipinski, Jirí Stanislav, Eugeniusz Haczkiewicz

The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Release year: 1945

Directed by: Albert Lewin

Starring: George Sanders, Hurd Hatfield, Donna Reed, Angela Lansbury

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 22?


Holidays

  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
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Events

  • 2019 2019 Venezuelan presidential crisis: Venezuelan National Guard (GNB) troops open fire on a group of indigenous Pemon protesters that attempted to block a military convoy heading to the Brazil–Venezuela border, killing at least two people and wounding 14 others, several seriously. (The Washington Post) (Miami Herald)
  • 2018 Montenegrin police identify the perpetrator of a grenade attack on the U.S. embassy in Podgorica which occurred yesterday. According to authorities, he was a veteran of the Armed Forces of Yugoslavia. (BBC)
  • 2017 Syrian Civil War, Raqqa offensive: U.S.-backed SDF forces on two fronts meet up northeast of Raqqa, encircling a pocket of villages still held by ISIS. (Rudaw)
  • 2016 Insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir: 2016 Pampore stand-off: Loud explosions and gunfire are heard in a building where Kashmiri forces are fighting Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front militants in a standoff that has claimed the lives of five soldiers and one civilian. (AP via Washington Post)
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Music charts

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


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around February 22 over the years?
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My Autobiography by Charles Chaplin

My Autobiography

Year: 1965

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The famous actor, director, and producer candidly discusses his cinematic career, motion pictures, and personal life

The Name Of The Rose by Umberto Eco

The Name Of The Rose

Year: 1984

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Umberto Eco’s first novel, an international sensation and winner of the Premio Strega and the Prix Médicis Étranger awards The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to …

Lines And Shadows by Joseph Wambaugh

Lines And Shadows

Year: 1984

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Joseph Wambaugh explores a phenomenon that is attracting increasing national attention, the wave of immigration from Mexico across the southwestern United States border, in "Lines and Shadows".A

This I Believe by Edward R. Murrow

This I Believe

Year: 1953

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Second series of 80 modern and 20 immortal "This I believe" Edward R. Murrow pieces.

May This House Be Safe From Tigers by Alexander King

May This House Be Safe From Tigers

Year: 1960

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Author: Alexander King. Memoir. Copyright: 1960. Illustrated with 23 original drawings from the author. 373 pages. Hardcover.

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