January 24

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on January 24. From 1900 until now. 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 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 24 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around January 24 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

Diabolique

Diabolique

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

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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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Which were the most popular books released around January 24 over the years?
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The American Way Of Death by Jessica Mitford

The American Way Of Death

Year: 1964

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"Mitford's funny and unforgiving book is the best memento mori we are likely to get. It should be updated and reissued each decade for our spiritual health."--The

The Hostage by W. E. B. Griffin

The Hostage

Year: 2006

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The second novel in W.E.B. Griffin's new bestselling series finds Presidential Agent Charley Castillo investigating the death of an American diplomat in Argentina, the kidnapping of the diplomat's wife, and a

From The Corner Of His Eye by Dean Koontz

From The Corner Of His Eye

Year: 2001

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER This is the story of a boy who loses his sight, and then mysteriously regains it. It is the story of a courageous band of seekers and a relentless killer.

The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger

The Catcher In The Rye

Year: 1952

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Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories--particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme With Love and Squalor--will not be surprised by the fact that his first novel is full …

At Dawn We Slept by Gordon W. Prange

At Dawn We Slept

Year: 1982

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At 7:53 a.m., December 7, 1941, America's national consciousness and confidence were rocked as the first wave of Japanese warplanes took aim at the U.S.

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