October 7

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on October 7. From 1900 until now. October 7 is under the sign of Libra. Famous birthdays on this day include Vladimir Putin (1952), Simon Cowell (1959) and Thom Yorke (1968). Several movies were released around October 7 over the years, such as Through a Glass Darkly in 1961 directed by Ingmar Bergman and The Devil and Daniel Webster in 1941 directed by William Dieterle.
But much more happened on October 7 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around October 7 over the years?
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Through a Glass Darkly

Through a Glass Darkly

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand, Max von Sydow, Lars Passgård

Country: United States of America

The Devil and Daniel Webster

The Devil and Daniel Webster

Release year: 1941

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Edward Arnold, Walter Huston, Jane Darwell, Simone Simon

Country: United States of America

My Darling Clementine

My Darling Clementine

Release year: 1946

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Henry Fonda, Linda Darnell, Victor Mature, Cathy Downs

Country: United States of America

Splendor in the Grass

Splendor in the Grass

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Natalie Wood, Warren Beatty, Pat Hingle, Audrey Christie

Country: United States of America



Release year: 1926

Directed by: Vsevolod Pudovkin

Starring: Vera Baranovskaya, Nikolay Batalov, Aleksandr Chistyakov, Anna Zemtsova

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 7?


  • 2018 War in Afghanistan: Afghan officials say that the Taliban destroyed highway bridges in Maidan Wardak Province, cutting off road traffic between the capital Kabul and the provinces of Ghazni, Zabul and Kandahar. Electricity was cut off in four provinces, and fighting was reported in Ghazni Province. At least ten Afghan police officers were killed. Parliamentary elections are scheduled to be held in two weeks. (AP via Tampa Times) (Reuters via The National)
  • 2017 A Saudi national opens fire at the Al-Salam Royal Palace in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, killing two guards and injuring three others. Security guards shoot and kill the gunman. (Arab News), (BBC)
  • 2016 Insurgency in Balochistan: Two bombs explode on a train near the town of Machh, Pakistan, killing at least six people with nineteen more injured. (AP via The New York Times)
  • 2015 Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant: An FBI investigation has reportedly found that criminal networks specializing in nuclear smuggling in Eastern Europe, particularly in the nation of Moldova, have shipped radioactive material to 'Middle Eastern extremists', including the Islamic State (which in the recent past has threatened to unleash a nuclear holocaust to 'wipe the West off the face of the Earth'). (AP via The Huffington Post)
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It'S Not About The Bike by Lance Armstrong with Sally Jenkins

It'S Not About The Bike

Year: 2000


The world-champion cyclist recounts his diagnosis with cancer, the grueling treatments during which he was given a less than twenty percent chance for survival, his surprising victory in the 1999 Tour de France, and the birth of his son.

Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Year: 1990


Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly …

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

Year: 1968


"An American classic" (Newsweek) that defined a generation. "An astonishing book" (The New York Times Book Review) and an unflinching portrait of Ken Kesey, his Merry Pranksters, and the 1960s.

Breach Of Faith by Theodore H. White

Breach Of Faith

Year: 1975


The Nixon crisis of 1973-1974 threatened the nation in ways we did not immediately understand. Stripped of drama and confusion, however, the problem was that our President had placed himself above

Between The World And Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Between The World And Me

Year: 2015


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the single

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