December 25

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on December 25. From 1900 until now. December 25 is under the sign of Capricorn. Famous birthdays on this day include Helena Christensen (1968), Carlos Castaneda (1925) and Annie Lennox (1954). Several movies were released around December 25 over the years, such as Devdas in 1955 directed by Bimal Roy and Scarlet Street in 1945 directed by Fritz Lang.
But much more happened on December 25 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around December 25 over the years?
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Devdas

Devdas

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Bimal Roy

Starring: Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Motilal, Suchitra Sen

Scarlet Street

Scarlet Street

Release year: 1945

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea, Margaret Lindsay

Country: United States of America

Smiles of a Summer Night

Smiles of a Summer Night

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Ulla Jacobsson, Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson, Margit Carlqvist

Country: United States of America

Leave Her to Heaven

Leave Her to Heaven

Release year: 1945

Directed by: John M. Stahl

Starring: Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain, Vincent Price

Country: United States of America

Born Yesterday

Born Yesterday

Release year: 1950

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford, Howard St. John

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 25?


Holidays

  • Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
  • Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
  • British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
  • Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.

Events

  • 2018 War in Afghanistan: The Afghan health ministry says that yesterday's attack by a suicide bomber and three gunmen on a government building in Kabul killed at least 43 people. No group has claimed responsibility. (CBS News) (Daily Sabah)
  • 2017 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): A suicide blast near the National Directorate of Security headquarters in Kabul kills 10. Amaq News Agency claims ISIL is responsible for the attack. (Reuters)
  • 2016 Pope Francis pleads for peace in a Christmas Mass in the Vatican. (Voice of America)
  • 2015 Zahran Alloush, founder of Islamist rebel group Jaysh al-Islam (army of Islam), the group's deputy leader, and other officials die in Russian airstrikes on a meeting east of Damascus, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Jaysh al-Islam was one of the opposition groups at the December 10th conference that agreed on principles to guide peace talks, which both Bashar al-Assad and Russia rejected. (The News Hub) (BBC) (Irish Independent)
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Books

Which were the most popular books released around December 25 over the years?
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Echoes by Danielle Steel

Echoes

Year: 2004

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Against a vivid backdrop of history, Danielle Steel tells a compelling story of love and war, acts of faith and acts of betrayal…and of three generations of women as they journey

Elvis Is Dead And I Don'T Feel So Good Myself by Lewis Grizzard

Elvis Is Dead And I Don'T Feel So Good Myself

Year: 1984

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The 1950s were simple times to grow up. For Lewis Grizzard and his buddies, "gallivanting" meant hanging out at the local store, eating Zagnut candy bars, and drinking "Big Orange bellywashers."

Anyone Can Make A Million by Morton Shulman

Anyone Can Make A Million

Year: 1967

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Provided encouragement down the beginnings of an entrepreneurial path . . .

Open Marriage by Nena and George O'Neill

Open Marriage

Year: 1972

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The Pelican Brief by John Grisham

The Pelican Brief

Year: 1992

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In suburban Georgetown, a killer’s Reeboks whisper on the floor of a posh home. In a seedy D.C. porno house, a patron is swiftly garroted to death.

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