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 Mahatma Gandhi (1869), Sting (musician) (1951) and Romina Power (1951). Several movies were released around October 2 over the years, such as Libeled Lady in 1936 directed by Jack Conway and The Ten Commandments in 1956 directed by Cecil B. DeMille.
But much more happened on October 2 over the years: find out below

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

Libeled Lady

Release year: 1936

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Jean Harlow, William Powell, Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy

Country: United States of America

The Ten Commandments

The Ten Commandments

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson

Country: United States of America

The French Connection

The French Connection

Release year: 1971

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey, Tony Lo Bianco

Country: United States of America

My Dinner with Andre

My Dinner with Andre

Release year: 1981

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Andre Gregory, Wallace Shawn, Jean Lenauer, Roy Butler

Country: United States of America

Destiny

Destiny

Release year: 1921

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Lil Dagover, Walter Janssen, Bernhard Goetzke, Hans Sternberg

Country: United States of America

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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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Final Cut by Steven Bach

Final Cut

Year: 1985

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Heaven's Gate is probably the most discussed, least seen film in modern movie history. Its notoriety is so great that its title has become a generic term for disaster, for ego

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

The Good Years by Walter Lord

The Good Years

Year: 1960

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1900-1914 They were the years of T.R. and trust busting, "the full dinner pail," the Model T Ford, the Wright Brothers' flying machine; the "400," the Bunny Hug and Turkey Trot,

Seven Days In May by Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II

Seven Days In May

Year: 1962

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Necessary Losses by Judith Viorst

Necessary Losses

Year: 1986

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From grief and mourning to aging and relationships, poet and Redbook contributor Judith Viorst presents a thoughtful and researched study in this examination of love, loss, and letting go.Drawing

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