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 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 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 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 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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Books

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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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