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 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 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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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

Mother

Mother

Release year: 1926

Directed by: Vsevolod Pudovkin

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

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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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.

How The Good Guys Finally Won by Jimmy Breslin

How The Good Guys Finally Won

Year: 1975

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192 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. The Viking Press (ISBN 0670382078). 1975 stated first.

The Wright Brothers by David McCullough

The Wright Brothers

Year: 2015

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The #1 New York Times bestseller from David McCullough, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize—the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly—Wilbur and Orville Wright.On

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