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
Which were the most popular Movies released around October 7 over the years?
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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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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 7 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2017 Cardi B - Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)
- 2016 The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey - Closer
- 2015 The Weeknd - The Hills
- 2014 Meghan Trainor - All About That Bass
- 2013 Miley Cyrus - Wrecking Ball
- 2012 Maroon 5 - One More Night
- 2011 Maroon 5 - Moves Like Jagger
- 2010 Bruno Mars - Just The Way You Are
- 2009 The Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling
- 2008 T.I. - Whatever You Like
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Top #1 Rock songs
Which were the most popular books released around October 7 over the years?
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