Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on December 29. From 1900 until now.
December 29 is under the sign of Capricorn.
Famous birthdays on this day include Jude Law (1972), Laurent Gerra (1967) and Katherine Moennig (1977).
Several movies were released around December 29 over the years, such as Deedar in 1951 directed by Nitin Bose and C.I.D. in 1956 directed by Raj Khosla.
But much more happened on December 29 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around December 29 over the years?
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Which were the important events of December 29?
- 2018 In response to a roadside bombing that killed three Vietnamese tourists and an Egyptian tour guide the previous day, Egyptian police kill 40 suspected militants. (The New York Times)
- 2017 Saint Menas church attack: Nine people are killed in two coordinated attacks targeting Coptic Christians in Egypt. Two of the victims are killed by a gunman in a Coptic-owned appliance store in the Helwan area of Cairo. The gunman then moves to a church where he kills a further six civilians and a policeman before being arrested. (BBC)
- 2016 Syrian Civil War: Russian president Vladimir Putin says a ceasefire has been brokered between the Syrian government and rebel forces. The ceasefire is said to be guaranteed by Russia and Turkey and would exclude UN-denominated terror organizations such as ISIL and al-Nusra. The FSA says it would abide by the truce, while Ahrar al-Sham expresses "reservations". (ITV) (Reuters)
- 2015 War in North-West Pakistan: A suicide-bomb attack outside the regional office of the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) in the northwestern Pakistani city of Mardan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, leaves at least 26 people dead and 45 wounded. The militant Islamist group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan splinter group, claims responsibility for the attack. (AP via New York Times)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 29 over the years?
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- 2017 Ed Sheeran - Perfect
- 2016 Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane - Black Beatles
- 2015 Adele - Hello
- 2014 Taylor Swift - Blank Space
- 2013 Eminem - The Monster
- 2012 Bruno Mars - Locked Out Of Heaven
- 2011 Rihanna - We Found Love
- 2010 Katy Perry - Firework
- 2009 Jay-Z - Empire State Of Mind
- 2008 Beyonce - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
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Which were the most popular books released around December 29 over the years?
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