January 24

January 24 is under the sign of Aquarius. Famous birthdays on this day include Sharon Tate (1943), Mischa Barton (1986) and Nastassja Kinski (1961). Several movies were released around January 24 over the years, such as Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb in 1964 directed by Stanley Kubrick and Gunga Din in 1939 directed by George Stevens.
But much more happened on January 24 over the years: find out below

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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn

Country: United States of America

Gunga Din

Release year: 1939

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Victor McLaglen, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Country: United States of America

Broadway Danny Rose

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Nick Apollo Forte, Sandy Baron

Sleeping Beauty

Release year: 1959

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Mary Costa, Bill Shirley, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton

Country: United States of America

Man's Favorite Sport?

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Rock Hudson, Paula Prentiss, Maria Perschy, John McGiver

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 24?


    Holidays

  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra

    Events

  • 2019 The city of Adelaide, South Australia, reaches its highest maximum temperature since 1939, reaching 46.6 °C (115.9 °F) at around 3:36pm local time. This is the highest recorded temperature in any Australian state capital. The high temperatures have proven fatal for significant numbers of local animals. (BBC)
  • 2018 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): 2018 Save The Children Jalalabad attack: Attackers detonate explosives before storming the offices of the Save the Children charity in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad. (BBC)
  • 2017 89th Academy Awards: Nominations for the 2017 Academy Awards are announced, with La La Land, Moonlight and Hidden Figures among the favorites. (Los Angeles Times)
  • 2016 Syrian Civil War: The Syrian Army takes control of the strategic Turkmen town of Rabia in Syria's Latakia Governorate. The town had been under rebel control since 2012. (AFP via Global Post)
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Books

Which were the most popular books released around January 24 over the years?

The Arms Of Krupp

Year: 1969

By: William Manchester

The Krupp family were the premier German arms manufacturers from the middle of the 19th century until the end of World War II, producing artillery pieces and submarines that set the standard for effectiveness.

Underworld

Year: 1998

By: Don DeLillo

A finalist for the National Book Award, Don DeLillo’s most powerful and riveting novel—“a great American novel, a masterpiece, a thrilling page-turner” (San Francisco Chronicle)—Underworld is about the second half of

Playing for Pizza

Year: 2008

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERRick Dockery is the third-string quarterback for the Cleveland Browns. In the AFC Championship game, to the surprise and dismay of virtually everyone, Rick actually gets into the game.

Assholes Finish First

Year: 2011

By: Tucker Max

The best gift for the dudes and bros in your life: the fratire New York Times bestseller Assholes Finish First, featuring twenty-five new and exclusive stories by Tucker Max.What

The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town

Year: 2007

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • John Grisham’s first work of nonfiction: a true crime story that will terrify anyone who believes in the presumption of innocence. SOON TO BE A NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY SERIES “Both an American tragedy and …

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