October 14

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on October 14. From 1900 until now. October 14 is under the sign of Libra. Famous birthdays on this day include Usher (entertainer) (1978), Lourdes Ciccone-Leon (1996) and Alexandra Lamy (1971). Several movies were released around October 14 over the years, such as Mr. Smith Goes to Washington in 1939 directed by Frank Capra and My Fair Lady in 1964 directed by George Cukor.
But much more happened on October 14 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around October 14 over the years?

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Release year: 1939

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

Country: United States of America

My Fair Lady

Release year: 1964

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White

Country: United States of America

The Bridge

Release year: 1959

Directed by: Bernhard Wicki

Starring: Folker Bohnet, Fritz Wepper, Michael Hinz, Frank Glaubrecht

Country: United States of America

Vincent, François, Paul and the Others

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Claude Sautet

Starring: Yves Montand, Michel Piccoli, Serge Reggiani, Gérard Depardieu


Release year: 2019

Directed by: Zack Snyder

Starring: Jackie Earle Haley, Patrick Wilson, Carla Gugino, Malin Akerman

Country: United States of America


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  • Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
  • World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
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  • 2018 Óscar Romero, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of San Salvador assassinated while celebrating Mass in 1980, is canonized by Pope Francis. Six other canonizations, including that of Pope Paul VI, are also announced. (BBC)
  • 2017 14 October 2017 Mogadishu bombings: At least 276 people are killed when a lorry filled with explosives detonates outside a hotel in the capital Mogadishu, becoming the worst terrorist attack in Somalia's history. (NBC News)
  • 2016 Sinai insurgency: A suspected ISIL attack on a security checkpoint in North Sinai Governorate, Egypt, leaves at least 12 Egyptian military personnel and 15 terrorists dead. (Reuters), (CNN)
  • 2015 The President of Indonesia Joko Widodo calls for calm in the province of Aceh after a person was killed and a church burned down yesterday. (Channel News Asia)
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Which were the most popular books released around October 14 over the years?

Look Younger, Live Longer

Year: 1950

By: Gayelord Hauser

Every man and woman, young or old, will find in this book sane and sound advice that should make the mature years of life a healthier and happier time.

Nightmares & Dreamscapes

Year: 1993

By: Stephen King

The classic short story collection from #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King!A wrong turn on a lonely road lands a wayward couple in Rock and Roll Heaven, Oregon, where there’s no escaping the free nightly concert….A

Unlimited Access

Year: 1996

By: Gary Aldrich

Gary Aldrich was an FBI agent closing out his career with a stint at the White House. What should have been a peaceful exit left him shaken.

A Breath Of Snow And Ashes

Year: 2005

By: Diana Gabaldon

Eagerly anticipated by her legions of fans, this sixth novel in Diana Gabaldon’s bestselling Outlander saga is a masterpiece of historical fiction from one of the most popular authors of our

The Roosevelts

Year: 2014

By: Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns

New York Times Bestseller A vivid and personal portrait of America’s greatest political family and its enormous impact on our nation, which expands on the hugely acclaimed seven-part PBS documentary series, bringing

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