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
Which were the most popular Movies released around December 31 over the years?
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Which were the important events of December 31?
- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 31 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 31 over the years?
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