October 13

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on October 13. From 1900 until now. October 13 is under the sign of Libra. Famous birthdays on this day include Margaret Thatcher (1925), Sacha Baron Cohen (1971) and Yves Montand (1921). Several movies were released around October 13 over the years, such as The Prestige in 2006 directed by Christopher Nolan and Persona in 1966 directed by Ingmar Bergman.
But much more happened on October 13 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around October 13 over the years?
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The Prestige

The Prestige

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine

Country: United States of America

Persona

Persona

Release year: 1966

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Margaretha Krook, Gunnar Björnstrand

Country: United States of America

Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler on the Roof

Release year: 1971

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon

Country: United States of America

Detective Story

Detective Story

Release year: 1951

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker, William Bendix, Cathy O'Donnell

Country: United States of America

West Side Story

West Side Story

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise

Starring: Natalie Wood, George Chakiris, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 13?


Holidays

  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • 2018 War in Afghanistan: A motorcycle rigged with explosives is detonated at an election rally in northeastern Afghanistan, killing at least 14 people, including civilians and security forces. (ABC News)
  • 2017 Human rights in the Philippines: A group of civil society organizations, "among them groups working on human rights, youth and drug policy reform," have demanded that Apple Inc. remove from its App Store games it said violated the tech firm's guidelines and promoted violence and killings commonplace in the Philippine Drug War. (Reuters)
  • 2016 Yemeni Crisis (2011–present): The U.S. military launches Tomahawk cruise missiles from the USS Nitze against Houthi-controlled radar sites in Yemen following two incidents in which, according to U.S. military, missiles were fired on United States Navy vessels in the Red Sea. (Reuters), (NBC News)
  • 2015 Syrian Civil War, Russian involvement in the Syrian Civil War: Two shells hit the Russian embassy in Syria's capital Damascus, as hundreds of pro-government supporters rallied outside in support of Russian airstrikes. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov described the shelling as "a terrorist act." (BBC)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 13 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around October 13 over the years?
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My Autobiography by Charles Chaplin

My Autobiography

Year: 1964

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The famous actor, director, and producer candidly discusses his cinematic career, motion pictures, and personal life

The Innocent Ambassadors by Philip Wylie

The Innocent Ambassadors

Year: 1957

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James Herriot'S Dog Stories by James Herriot

James Herriot'S Dog Stories

Year: 1986

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In this very special, heart-warming collection of favorite stories about dogs great and small, James Herriot tells us about his own dogs and all the wonderful people and animals we have

Rise And Shine by Anna Quindlen

Rise And Shine

Year: 2006

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From Anna Quindlen, acclaimed author of Blessings, Black and Blue, and One True Thing, a superb novel about two sisters, the true meaning of success, and the qualities in life that matter most.It’s

Without Feathers by Woody Allen

Without Feathers

Year: 1975

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Here they are--some of the funniest tales and ruminations ever put into print, by one of the great comic minds of our time.

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