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December 31

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 Remember the Night in 1939 directed by Mitchell Leisen and A Chump at Oxford in 1939 directed by Alfred J. Goulding.
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?

Remember the Night

Release year: 1939

Directed by: Mitchell Leisen

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Beulah Bondi, Elizabeth Patterson

A Chump at Oxford

Release year: 1939

Directed by: Alfred J. Goulding

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Forrester Harvey, Wilfred Lucas

Country: United States of America


Release year: 1939

Directed by: Sohrab Modi

Starring: Sohrab Modi, Chandra Mohan, Naseem Banu, Sheela

The File on Thelma Jordon

Release year: 1949

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Paul Kelly, Joan Tetzel

My Dog Skip

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Jay Russell

Starring: Frankie Muniz, Kevin Bacon, Diane Lane, Luke Wilson


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 31?


  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.


  • 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 most popular books released around December 31 over the years?

Between Parent And Child

Year: 1968

By: Haim G. Ginott

Over the past thirty-five years, Between Parent and Child has helped millions of parents around the world strengthen their relationships with their children.

Light from Heaven

Year: 2005

By: Jan Karon

The ninth novel in the beloved Mitford series, by the bestselling author of At Home in Mitford and Somebody Safe with Somebody Good Father Tim Kavanagh has been asked to "come up higher" more than once.

Pt 109

Year: 1961

By: Robert J. Donovan

NOW IN PAPERBACK A timeless tale of heroism now available to a new generation of readers "To me, PT 109 has always been one of the great war stories

The Salamander

Year: 1973

By: Morris L. West

Slight signs of wear!

Will In The World

Year: 2004

By: Stephen Greenblatt

"Greenblatt knows more about [Shakespeare] than Ben Jonson or the Dark Lady did."—John Leonard, ?Harper'sA young man from a small provincial town moves to London in the late 1580s and, in

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