October 2

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 A Woman Under the Influence in 1974 directed by John Cassavetes and The Legendary Life of Ernest Hemingway in 1989 directed by José María Sánchez.
But much more happened on October 2 over the years: find out below

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A Woman Under the Influence

Release year: 1974

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, Fred Draper, Lady Rowlands

Country: United States of America

The Legendary Life of Ernest Hemingway

Release year: 1989

Directed by: José María Sánchez

Starring: Victor Garber, Rom Anderson, Miguel Arribas, Máximo Astray

Applause

Release year: 1929

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Helen Morgan, Joan Peers, Fuller Mellish Jr., Jack Cameron

Country: United States of America

Laila

Release year: 1929

Directed by: George Schnéevoigt

Starring: Mona Mårtenson, Tryggve Larssen, Harald Schwenzen, Peter Malberg

Black Christmas

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Bob Clark

Starring: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, John Saxon

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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Books

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

Come, My Beloved

Year: 1953

By: Pearl S. Buck

An American millionaire builds a Christian seminary in India, furthering his spiritual mission—and setting into motion a generations-spanning cycle of miscommunication and fracture within his family Beginning in the 1890s, Come,

Clock Without Hands

Year: 1961

By: Carson McCullers

Set in Georgia on the eve of court-ordered integration, Clock Without Hands contains McCullers's most poignant statement on race, class, and justice.

Ethics For The New Millennium

Year: 1999

By: the Dalai Lama

Don't miss His Holiness the Dalai Lama's classic book, The Art of Happiness, or his newest, The Book of Joy, named one of Oprah's Favorite Things. In a difficult, uncertain time, it takes a person of great courage, such as …

The Rich Are Different

Year: 1977

By: Susan Howatch

Dinah Slade is a young Englishwoman of immense vitality, great sensual power, and fierce ambition. When the handsome and powerful Paul Van Zale commits the imprudence of falling in love with

The Bone Clocks

Year: 2014

By: David Mitchell

The New York Times bestseller by the author of Cloud Atlas | Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize | Named One of the Top Ten Fiction Books of the Year by Time, Entertainment Weekly, and O: The Oprah Magazine | …

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