January 26

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on January 26. From 1900 until now. January 26 is under the sign of Aquarius. Famous birthdays on this day include Ellen DeGeneres (1958), Paul Newman (1925) and Michel Sardou (1947). Several movies were released around January 26 over the years, such as La Dolce Vita in 1960 directed by Federico Fellini and Patton in 1970 directed by Franklin J. Schaffner.
But much more happened on January 26 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around January 26 over the years?
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La Dolce Vita

La Dolce Vita

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Anita Ekberg, Anouk Aimée, Yvonne Furneaux

Country: United States of America

Patton

Patton

Release year: 1970

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Starring: George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Stephen Young, Michael Strong

Country: United States of America

City Girl

City Girl

Release year: 1930

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Charles Farrell, Mary Duncan, David Torrence, Edith Yorke

Country: United States of America

The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club

Release year: 1985

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy

Country: United States of America

Witness

Witness

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas, Josef Sommer

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 26?


Holidays

  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
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Events

  • 2019 Nairobi Latema Road blast: An explosive device goes off outside a cinema in a busy part of Kenya’s capital, injuring two people. The area was also the place of an attack earlier this month. (Washington Post)
  • 2018 Syrian Civil War: President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan says the Afrin offensive, as announced, is now to turn east, towards Manbij and the border with Iraq. (Reuters)
  • 2017 Libyan Civil War (2014–present): Forces of the Libyan National Army claim to have captured one of the last remaining strongholds of Benghazi from Ansar al-Sharia. (Al Jazeera)
  • 2016 A suicide bomb attack on a Syrian Army (SAA) checkpoint in the city of Homs kills at least 22 people, including around a dozen soldiers. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claims responsibility for the attack. (AFP via Daily Mail) (Reuters Canada)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 26 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around January 26 over the years?
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The Rabbi by Noah Gordon

The Rabbi

Year: 1966

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The New York Times–bestselling novel that follows the life and career of a rabbi as he journeys through America: “A rewarding reading experience.” —Los Angeles TimesMichael Kind is raised in the Jewish cauldron of 1920s New York, familiar with the …

The Users by Joyce Haber

The Users

Year: 1977

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This shocking novel takes the reader behind the scenes of the New Hollywood, the international crowd, the world of big business, politics, and the syndicate.

The Woman Of Rome by Alberto Moravia

The Woman Of Rome

Year: 1950

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The glitter and cynicism of Rome under Mussolini provide the background of what is probably Alberto Moravia’s best and best-known novel — The Woman of Rome. It’s the story of Adriana, a simple girl with no fortune but her beauty …

The Weaker Vessel by Antonia Fraser

The Weaker Vessel

Year: 1985

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"An almost encyclopedic chronicle of women in 17th century England...wives, warriors, heiresses, preachers... alive with anecdote after anecdote." - New York Times Book Review

The Pelican Brief by John Grisham

The Pelican Brief

Year: 1993

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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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