December 23

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on December 23. From 1900 until now. December 23 is under the sign of Capricorn. Famous birthdays on this day include Carla Bruni Sarkozy (1967), Eddie Vedder (1964) and Jean-Luc Lahaye (1952). Several movies were released around December 23 over the years, such as To Kill a Mockingbird in 1962 directed by Robert Mulligan and Roja in 1992 directed by Mani Ratnam.
But much more happened on December 23 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around December 23 over the years?
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The Watch

The Watch

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Akiva Schaffer

Starring: Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, Billy Crudup

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 23?


  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
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  • 2018 Gatwick Airport drone incident: The two people arrested by police two days earlier are released without charges. (Reuters)
  • 2017 2017 Pacific typhoon season: Tropical Storm Tembin: More than 200 people are dead in the southern Philippines as a result of floods and mudslides caused by Severe Tropical Storm Vinta. (Reuters)
  • 2016 Syrian Civil War: The bodies of over 100 Syrian Army POWs are reportedly found in what was the last rebel held territory of East Aleppo. Syrian Army officers claim they were executed by rebel forces. (Al-Masdar News)
  • 2015 Syrian Civil War: Russian military intervention in the Syrian Civil War: Amnesty International reports at least 200 civilians have been killed in Russian air strikes in Syria, indicating "serious failures by Russia to respect international humanitarian law". Moscow denies causing civilian deaths. (BBC)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 23 over the years?

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Which were the most popular books released around December 23 over the years?
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Rush To Judgment by Mark Lane

Rush To Judgment

Year: 1966


Rush to Judgment is Mark Lane’s seminal work on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This groundbreaking number one bestseller opened the eyes of the people of the United

My Gal Sunday by Mary Higgins Clark

My Gal Sunday

Year: 1996


A dashing ex-president and his young congresswoman bride become an irresistible sleuthing duo in four acclaimed stories from the Queen of Suspense.Henry

The Christmas Train by David Baldacci

The Christmas Train

Year: 2002


Tom Langdon, a weary and cash-strapped journalist, is banned from flying when a particularly thorough airport security search causes him to lose his cool.

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

How To Live 365 Days A Year

Year: 1955


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


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.

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