October 12

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on October 12. From 1900 until now. October 12 is under the sign of Libra. Famous birthdays on this day include Hugh Jackman (1968), Brigitte Lahaie (1955) and Josh Hutcherson (1992). Several movies were released around October 12 over the years, such as The Great Dictator in 1940 directed by Charles Chaplin and Le cercle rouge in 1970 directed by Jean-Pierre Melville.
But much more happened on October 12 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around October 12 over the years?
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The Great Dictator

The Great Dictator

Release year: 1940

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner

Country: United States of America

Le cercle rouge

Le cercle rouge

Release year: 1970

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Alain Delon, Bourvil, Gian Maria Volontè, Yves Montand

Country: United States of America

Dances with Wolves

Dances with Wolves

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant

Country: United States of America

Shoot the Piano Player

Shoot the Piano Player

Release year: 1960

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Nicole Berger, Michèle Mercier

Country: United States of America

Aventurera

Aventurera

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Alberto Gout

Starring: Ninón Sevilla, Tito Junco, Andrea Palma, Rubén Rojo

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 12?


Holidays

  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
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Events

  • 2018 Wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank: Princess Eugenie marries Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in the second British royal wedding in 2018. (Today)
  • 2017 War in North-West Pakistan: Pakistani forces rescue Canadian Joshua Boyle, American Caitlan Coleman, and their family, in the Kurram Valley. The family had been kidnapped by the Taliban nearly five years ago in Afghanistan's Wardak Province. (Global News), (The Washington Post)
  • 2016 Iraqi Civil War: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi rejects Turkey's claim that Turkish forces must be included in an operation to retake the militant-held city of Mosul. (The Military Times)
  • 2015 2015 Ankara bombings: The Prime Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu states that Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant is the prime suspect in Saturday's bombing. (Reuters via Thomson Reuters Foundation)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 12 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around October 12 over the years?
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Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor

Lake Wobegon Days

Year: 1985

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“Lake Wobegon Days is about the way our beliefs, desires and fears tail off into abstractions--and get renewed from time to time. . . this book, unfolding Mr.

The Glitter Dome by Joseph Wambaugh

The Glitter Dome

Year: 1981

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It’s the wildest bar in Chinatown, run by a proprietor named Wing who will steal your bar change every chance he gets.

Tell No Man by Adela Rogers St. Johns

Tell No Man

Year: 1966

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tell no man

Rascals In Paradise by James A. Michener and Grove Day

Rascals In Paradise

Year: 1957

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In a thrilling collection of nonfiction adventure stories, James A. Michener returns to the most dazzling place on Earth: the islands that inspired Tales of the South Pacific.

When All You'Ve Ever Wanted Isn'T Enough by Harold S. Kushner

When All You'Ve Ever Wanted Isn'T Enough

Year: 1986

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'There is no Answer but there are answers...' Rabbi Kushner's previous bestseller brought comfort to millions by helping them cope with life's shattering tragedies.

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