February 24

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on February 24. From 1900 until now. February 24 is under the sign of Pisces. Famous birthdays on this day include Steve Jobs (1955), George Harrison (1943) and Floyd Mayweather Jr (1977). Several movies were released around February 24 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 24 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around February 24 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 24?


Holidays

  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
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Events

  • 2019 91st Academy Awards: The 91st Academy Awards are presented in Hollywood. Bohemian Rhapsody wins a leading four awards, followed by Black Panther, Green Book, which won Best Picture, and Roma, with three awards each. (The Guardian), (The New York Times)
  • 2018 Somali Civil War (2009–present): February 2018 Mogadishu attack: Two car bombings near the presidential palace in Mogadishu, Somalia, kill at least 38 people. Al-Shabaab claim responsibility for the attacks. (BBC)
  • 2017 Syrian Civil War, Battle of al-Bab: The Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army captures Al-Bab from ISIL after months of fighting. (The Washington Post)A car bomb explodes in the Syrian village of Sousian, north of al-Bab, killing at least 60 people. (Time), (BBC), (AP)
  • 2016 Kurdish–Turkish conflict: Turkish Air Force helicopters struck a group of Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) fighters in southeast Turkey, killing nine militants, according to security sources. (Yahoo! News)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 24 over the years?


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Top #1 Rock songs

Books

Which were the most popular books released around February 24 over the years?
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Dragon Tears by Dean Koontz

Dragon Tears

Year: 1993

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Harry Lyon was a rational man, a cop who refused to let his job harden his soul. Then one fateful day, he was forced to shoot a man--and a homeless stranger

Molly Ivins Can'T Say That by Molly Ivins

Molly Ivins Can'T Say That

Year: 1992

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Whether she's writing about redneck politics in her native Texas or the discreet charms of Bushwazee, Molly Ivins in never less than devastatingly honest—and hilarious.

The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx

The Complete Book Of Running

Year: 1979

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Discusses not only the physical benefits of running, but its psychological benefits as well: increasing self-esteem, acquiring a "high" from running, and being able to cope better with pressure and tension.

Games People Play by Eric Berne

Games People Play

Year: 1967

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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.

In Someones Shadow by Rod McKuen

In Someones Shadow

Year: 1970

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In Someone's Shadow, by McKuen, Rod

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