October 8

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on October 8. From 1900 until now. October 8 is under the sign of Libra. Famous birthdays on this day include Matt Damon (1970), Bruno Mars (1985) and Sigourney Weaver (1949). Several movies were released around October 8 over the years, such as All About Eve in 1950 directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and Afonya in 1975 directed by Georgiy Daneliya.
But much more happened on October 8 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around October 8 over the years?
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All About Eve

All About Eve

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm

Country: United States of America

Afonya

Afonya

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Leonid Kuravlyov, Evgeniya Simonova, Evgeniy Leonov, Saveliy Kramarov

Juliet of the Spirits

Juliet of the Spirits

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Giulietta Masina, Sandra Milo, Mario Pisu, Valentina Cortese

Country: United States of America

Love Me If You Dare

Love Me If You Dare

Release year: 2015

Directed by: Yann Samuell

Starring: Guillaume Canet, Marion Cotillard, Thibault Verhaeghe, Joséphine Lebas-Joly

Country: United States of America

Little Annie Rooney

Little Annie Rooney

Release year: 1925

Directed by: William Beaudine

Starring: Mary Pickford, William Haines, Walter James, Gordon Griffith

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 8?


Holidays

  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
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Events

  • 2018 Libyan Civil War (2014–present); Terrorism in Egypt: A Libyan National Army operation in Derna results in the capturing of Hesham Ashmawy, one of Egypt's most wanted militants. (BBC)
  • 2017 Rohingya persecution in Myanmar (2016–present): A refugee boat en route to Bangladesh from Myanmar capsizes, resulting in at least 12 deaths. (Global News)
  • 2016 Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen: Saudi-led coalition jets launch airstrikes on civilians at the funeral of the father of the Houthi government's Interior Minister in Sana'a, killing at least 140 people, and injuring over 500 more. One of the dead is the mayor of Sana'a, Abdul-Qader Hilal. (The Independent), (BBC), (Reuters)
  • 2015 Yemeni Civil War (2015–present), Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen: Government forces and their allies, including troops from a Saudi Arabian-led coalition, capture the town of Sirwah, the last outpost of Houthi militants in the key Marib province. (The Australian)Yemeni military forces backed by Houthi militants reportedly destroy a Saudi warship off the coast of Yemen in the strategic Bab-el-Mandeb strait. (Press TV) (Fars News) (Independent)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 8 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around October 8 over the years?
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Young Men & Fire by Norman Maclean

Young Men & Fire

Year: 1992

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On August 5, 1949, a crew of fifteen of the United States Forest Service's elite airborne firefighters, the Smokejumpers, stepped into the sky above a remote forest fire in the Montana

The Guy Not Taken by Jennifer Weiner

The Guy Not Taken

Year: 2006

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Jennifer Weiner's talent shines like never before in this collection of short stories, following the tender, and often hilarious, progress of love and relationships over the course of a lifetime.

Nothing Like It In The World by Stephen E. Ambrose

Nothing Like It In The World

Year: 2000

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Nothing Like It in the World gives the account of an unprecedented feat of engineering, vision, and courage. It is the story of the men who built the transcontinental railroad—the investors

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

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Year: 1990

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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 Queen'S Confession by Victoria Holt

The Queen'S Confession

Year: 1968

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412 paged hardcover including Bibliography "The Queen's Confession" by Victoria Holt.

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