October 15

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on October 15. From 1900 until now. October 15 is under the sign of Libra. Famous birthdays on this day include Vanessa Marcil (1968), Sarah Ferguson (1959) and Michel Foucault (1926). Several movies were released around October 15 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 15 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around October 15 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 15?


Holidays

  • United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
  • French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire

Events

  • 2018 2018 Cologne attack: At least three people are injured after a man firebombs a fast-food restaurant in the Cologne main station and takes a woman hostage. The woman is later rescued by German counter-terrorism units. (The Guardian) (Washington Post)
  • 2017 2017 Iraqi–Kurdish conflict: Battle of Kirkuk (2017): Iraqi forces advance into Kurdish-held territory around the city of Kirkuk. Clashes have been reported in the surrounding cities. (Reuters) (RT)
  • 2016 Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017), 2016 October Baghdad attacks: Attacks targeting a Shi'ite Muslim gathering, a police check-point, and the family of an anti-Islamic State Sunni paramilitary leader, kill at least 55 people in Iraq. (Reuters)ISIL claims responsibility as a response to take back launching of its stronghold Mosul by the Iraqi forces. (TeleSUR)
  • 2015 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): President of the United States Barack Obama announces that he will keep 5,500 troops in Afghanistan. (RT)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 15 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around October 15 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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