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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 Chhoti Si Baat in 1975 directed by Basu Chatterjee and Little Caesar in 1930 directed by Mervyn LeRoy.
But much more happened on December 31 over the years: find out below

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Chhoti Si Baat

Chhoti Si Baat

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Basu Chatterjee

Starring: Ashok Kumar, Vidya Sinha, Amol Palekar, Asrani

Little Caesar

Little Caesar

Release year: 1930

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Glenda Farrell, William Collier Jr.

Country: United States of America

Grandma's Boy

Grandma's Boy

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Nicholaus Goossen

Starring: Allen Covert, Linda Cardellini, Shirley Jones, Peter Dante

Dastan

Dastan

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Abdul Rashid Kardar

Starring: Suraiya, Raj Kapoor, Veena, Suresh

7 Women

7 Women

Release year: 1965

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Anne Bancroft, Sue Lyon, Margaret Leighton, Flora Robson

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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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Tracy And Hepburn by Garson Kanin

Tracy And Hepburn

Year: 1971

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This classic Hollywood memoir is again available, now with a new foreword by the author. Spence Tracy and Kate Hepburn were the couple everyone knew of but no one really knew

The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town by John Grisham

The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town

Year: 2006

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • John Grisham’s first work of nonfiction: a true crime story that will terrify anyone who believes in the presumption of innocence. SOON TO BE A NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY SERIES “Both an American tragedy and …

A Night Without Armor by Jewel Kilcher

A Night Without Armor

Year: 1998

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One of the most respected artists in popular music today, Jewel is much more than a music industry success with her debut album selling more than 10 million copies.

The Book Of Virtues by William J. Bennett

The Book Of Virtues

Year: 1994

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Responsibility. Courage. Compassion. Honesty. Friendship. Persistence. Faith. Everyone recognizes these traits as essentials of good character. In order for our children to develop such traits, we have to offer them examples

Poland by James A. Michener

Poland

Year: 1983

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In this sweeping novel, James A. Michener chronicles eight tumultuous centuries as three Polish families live out their destinies. The Counts Lubonski, the petty nobles Bukowksi, and the peasants Buk are at some times fiercely united, at others tragically divided.

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