October 15

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 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 15 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around October 15 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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 15?


  • 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


  • 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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Which were the most popular books released around October 15 over the years?

The Royals

Year: 1997

By: Kitty Kelley

Kitty Kelly's exposes of Oprah Winfrey, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Reagan, and Jackie Onassis have made her the world's most successful biographer.

Case Closed

Year: 1993

By: Gerald Posner

The assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963, continues to inspire interest ranging from well-meaning speculation to bizarre conspiracy theories and controversial filmmaking.

Human Sexual Response

Year: 1966

By: William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson

This is the Bible of the Sex Revolution of the 1960s, to such an extent that one cannot say whether this book caused the Sex Revolution or the Sex Revolution led

The Deceiver

Year: 1991

By: Frederick Forsyth

Sam McCready is The Deceiver, one of the Secret Intelligence Service's most unorthodox and most valued operatives, a legend in his own time.

The Final Days

Year: 1976

By: Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein

The Final Days is the classic, behind-the-scenes account of Richard Nixon's dramatic last months as president. Moment by moment, Bernstein and Woodward portray the taut, post-Watergate White House as Nixon, his

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