January 22

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on January 22. From 1900 until now. January 22 is under the sign of Aquarius. Famous birthdays on this day include Michael Hutchence (1960), Diane Lane (1965) and Jim Jarmusch (1953). Several movies were released around January 22 over the years, such as The Usual Suspects in 1995 directed by Bryan Singer and The Grapes of Wrath in 1940 directed by John Ford.
But much more happened on January 22 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around January 22 over the years?
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The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri, Stephen Baldwin

Country: United States of America

The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath

Release year: 1940

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine, Charley Grapewin

Country: United States of America



Release year: 1955

Directed by: Henri-Georges Clouzot

Starring: Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot, Paul Meurisse, Charles Vanel

Country: United States of America

Before Sunrise

Before Sunrise

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Andrea Eckert, Hanno Pöschl

Country: United States of America

Escuela de vagabundos

Escuela de vagabundos

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Rogelio A. González

Starring: Pedro Infante, Miroslava, Blanca de Castejón, Óscar Pulido


Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 22?


  • New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.


  • 2019 Israeli–Palestinian conflict: A Hamas militant is killed and two others are injured when an Israeli tank fires into the Gaza Strip after a protest turned violent. The Israel Defense Forces action is retaliation for a shooting which lightly injured an officer, and for the brief incursion of two Palestinians into Israel. (Reuters)
  • 2018 Seven people die in clashes between security forces and worshippers taking part in an Ethiopian Orthodox religious ceremony marking Timkat (Epiphany) in Woldiya, Amhara, Ethiopia, over the weekend. (Reuters)
  • 2017 A 7.9 magnitude earthquake hits west of Panguna, Papua New Guinea, beneath Bougainville Island. No immediate reports of casualties or major damage. Tsunami alert for Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands is rescinded. (Reuters/AP via ABC) (TVNZ) (AFP via Yahoo! News) (USGS)
  • 2016 Douglas Borough Council announces that the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway, at Douglas, Isle of Man, ran for the last time at the end of the 2015 season. (BBC)
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Which were the most popular books released around January 22 over the years?
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Hannibal Rising by Thomas Harris

Hannibal Rising

Year: 2007


HE IS ONE OF THE MOST HAUNTING CHARACTERSIN ALL OF LITERATURE.AT LAST THE EVOLUTION OF HIS EVILIS REVEALED.Hannibal Lecter emerges from the nightmare of the Eastern Front, a boy in the

The Rainbow And The Rose by Nevil Shute

The Rainbow And The Rose

Year: 1959


When seasoned pilot Johnny Pascoe tries to rescue a sick girl from the Tasmanian outback, his plane crashes and leaves him stranded and dangerously injured.

Billy Straight by Jonathan Kellerman

Billy Straight

Year: 1999


NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A resourceful runaway alone in the wilds of Los Angeles, twelve-year-old Billy Straight suddenly witnesses a brutal stabbing in Griffith Park.

Shadow Woman by Linda Howard

Shadow Woman

Year: 2013


NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom Linda Howard comes a thrilling and sensual new novel of romance, suspense, intrigue . . . and memories that can kill.

Across The River And Into The Trees by Ernest Hemingway

Across The River And Into The Trees

Year: 1951


HEMINGWAY'S POIGNANT TALE OF A LOVE FOUND TOO LATE Set in Venice at the close of World War II, Across the River and into the Trees is the bittersweet story

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