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December 31

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on December 31. From 1900 until now. December 31 is under the sign of Capricorn. Famous birthdays on this day include Anthony Hopkins (1937), Val Kilmer (1959) and Donna Summer (1948). Several movies were released around December 31 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 31 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around December 31 over the years?
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Deedar

Deedar

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Nitin Bose

Starring: Nargis, Ashok Kumar, Dilip Kumar, Nimmi

C.I.D.

C.I.D.

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Raj Khosla

Starring: Dev Anand, Shakila, Johnny Walker, K.N. Singh

Gunga Jumna

Gunga Jumna

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Nitin Bose

Starring: Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Nasir Khan, Azra

Freedom Writers

Freedom Writers

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Richard LaGravenese

Starring: Hilary Swank, Imelda Staunton, Patrick Dempsey, Scott Glenn

The Land Before Time

The Land Before Time

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Pat Hingle, Gabriel Damon, Judith Barsi, Helen Shaver

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 31?


Holidays

  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.

Events

  • 2018 A bomb explosion outside a busy shopping mall in the city of Cotabato, Philippines, kills 2 people and injures 34 others. (CNN)
  • 2017 A large number of fireworks accidentally go off in a barge at a New Year's Day show in Terrigal, NSW, Australia, causing thousands to be evacuated from the beach by police and the two people on the barge to suffer minor injuries. (BBC)
  • 2016 Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017): December 2016 Baghdad bombings: A pair of bomb blasts targeting a market in central Baghdad kills at least 27 people and injures over 50. (AP), (The Telegraph)
  • 2015 Belgian house raids result in the arrest of six people concerning a New Year's Eve celebrations' plot in Brussels, the nation's capital. (Reuters)
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Books

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Charming Billy by Alice McDermott

Charming Billy

Year: 1998

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Billy Lynch's family and friends have gathered to comfort his widow, and to pay their respects to one of the last great romantics.

Wings by Danielle Steel

Wings

Year: 1994

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From a house on the edge of her family's dusty farmland airstrip near Chicago, the child Cassie O'Malley would sneak into the night to look at the planes sitting shimmering in the moonlight.

The Human Body by Jonathan Miller

The Human Body

Year: 1983

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Three-dimensional and movable illustrations enable the reader to experience the mechanisms by which one thinks, sees, hears, moves and stays alive.

Eisenhower At War 1943-1945 by David Eisenhower

Eisenhower At War 1943-1945

Year: 1986

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Eisenhower: At War 1943-1945, by Eisenhower, David

The Last Precinct by Patricia Cornwell

The Last Precinct

Year: 2000

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The new era of Scarpetta begins…In this #1 New York Times bestselling novel, Patricia Cornwell takes her readers deeper into Kay Scarpetta’s heart and soul than ever before….Thwarting

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