October 2

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on October 2. From 1900 until now. October 2 is under the sign of Libra. Famous birthdays on this day include Sting (musician) (1951), Romina Power (1951) and Alain Soral (1958). Several movies were released around October 2 over the years, such as Intersection in 2015 directed by Tim French and The Lost Weekend in 1945 directed by Billy Wilder.
But much more happened on October 2 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around October 2 over the years?
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Intersection

Intersection

Release year: 2015

Directed by: Tim French

Starring: Hoyt Richards, Anabella Casanova, Johnny Williams, Bonnie Hellman

The Lost Weekend

The Lost Weekend

Release year: 1945

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Ray Milland, Jane Wyman, Phillip Terry, Howard Da Silva

Country: United States of America

Spartacus

Spartacus

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton

Country: United States of America

The Desperate Hours

The Desperate Hours

Release year: 1955

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Fredric March, Arthur Kennedy, Martha Scott

Country: United States of America

Bab'Aziz

Bab'Aziz

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Nacer Khemir

Starring: Parviz Shahinkhou, Maryam Hamid, Golshifteh Farahani, Mohamed Graïaa

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 2?


Holidays

  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • 2018 War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Afghan parliamentary election, 2018: A suicide bomber kills 13 people and injures more than 30 others at an election rally in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. (BBC)
  • 2017 The Luxor Hotel is placed on lockdown due to a bomb threat. (Express)
  • 2016 Libyan Civil War (2014–present): An ISIL sniper in Sirte, Libya, shoots dead Dutch photographer and war correspondent Jeroen Oerlemans. (The Independent)
  • 2015 Syrian Civil War, Russian intervention in the Syrian Civil War: The Russian Government says Russian jets bombed Syria for the third consecutive day, hitting 12 Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) targets. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports that ISIL has no presence in the western and northern areas struck though Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate al-Nusra Front does. Russian planes also bombed Raqqah, the unofficial capital of ISIL. (Daily Mail)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 2 over the years?


Top #1 songs in the USA

Top #1 Rock songs

Books

Which were the most popular books released around October 2 over the years?
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The Age Of Reason Begins by Will and Ariel Durant

The Age Of Reason Begins

Year: 1961

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Examines the religious strife and scientific progress made from 1558 to 1650 in Europe

Up The Organization by Robert Townsend

Up The Organization

Year: 1970

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Although it was first published more than thirty-five years ago, Up the Organization continues to top the lists of best business books by groups as diverse as the American Management Association,

After The Reunion by Rona Jaffe

After The Reunion

Year: 1985

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The popular sequel to Class Reunion, Rona Jaffe’s After the Reunion continues the heartwarming story of Daphne, Emily, Chris, and Annabel five years after their class reunion.

Special Delivery by Danielle Steel

Special Delivery

Year: 1997

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In a novel that explores the fun and challenge, and occasional absurdity, of new beginnings, Danielle Steel tells the story of two people who find love where and when they least expect it.At

All Fall Down by James Leo Herlihy

All Fall Down

Year: 1960

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All Fall Down is just as good as Midnight Cowboy...this novel touches one and delights the reader.

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