Tuesday October 15, 2013: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 10/15/2013, UK date format: 15/10/2013

October 15th, 2013 was the 288th day of the year 2013 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Libra. The day of the week was Tuesday.

The number one song in US was Royals by Lorde.

Last Vegas, directed by Jon Turteltaub, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2013 while Possession by J.R. Ward was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Hinterland. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DanceDanceRevolution or Citadels.

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Books | Videogames

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October 15, 2013 Events

What happened on October 15, 2013?

Historical Events

  • War in Afghanistan (2001-present:): A bomb at a mosque in Afghanistan's Logar Province causes the death of Governor Arsala Jamal, and other injuries.
  • A bomb at a mosque in Logar Province, Afghanistan kills Arsala Jamal. Other injuries follow.
  • Iraqi insurgency after the U.S. withdrawal:: A bomb explodes outside a Sunni Mosque in Kirkuk, Iraq killing 12 worshippers and injuring 24 others.
  • A bomb explodes outside a Sunni mosque, Kirkuk, Iraq. It kills 12 worshippers and injures 24 others.
  • Conflict between Israel and Palestine: The Israeli army discovers a second tunnel filled with explosives from Gaza Strip to Israel, and destroys it.
  • The Israeli army discovers a second tunnel filled with explosives, dug from Gaza Strip into Israel, and destroys it.
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What happened on October 15 in history? Find out the list of October 15th major events

What was 2013 famous for? Discover everything about 2013


October 15, 2013 Famous Birthdays

Other October 15th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If October 15, 2013 is your birthday you are 9 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on October 15.

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October 15, 2013 Famous Deaths

Other October 15th famous deaths

  • French actress, whose films include "LaEUR (tm)annA[c]e DerniA]re A Marienbad" 1964, "Peau DaEUR (tm)AC/ne" 1970, and "ChA”re Inconnue"...

  • French orientalist and expert on Japanese culture.

  • Actor (Henry V Treasure Island), dies aged 77.

  • BurkinabA(c), captain and politician 5th President Burkina Faso (d.87).

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October 15, 2013 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Libra personality

Who should a Libra marry?

Babies born in October are either Libra or Scorpio. People born before October 22nd are Libra, while people born from October 23rd have the sign of Scorpio

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Chinese Zodiac

Snake chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Snake

Element: Water

Snake personality

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Can the numbers in October 15, 2013 reveal something about your future ? Find out


October 15, 2013 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was October 15, 2013?

The day of the week was Tuesday.

October 15th marks the 287th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2013.

There are 77 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


October 15, 2013 Holidays and Observances

What is special on October 15, 2013?


  • 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


  • International Day of Rural Women
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Music charts

What was the number one song on October 15, 2013? Which were the top hits on October 15, 2013?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Royals
  2. - Roar
  3. - Wrecking Ball
  4. - Wake Me Up!
  5. - Hold On, We're Going Home

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Hold On, We're Going Home
  2. - Holy Grail
  3. - Blurred Lines
  4. - Berzerk
  5. - 23

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Royals
  2. - Safe And Sound
  3. - Radioactive
  4. - Sail
  5. - Demons

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Loco
  2. - Darte Un Beso
  3. - Propuesta Indecente
  4. - Vivir Mi Vida
  5. - El Ruido de Tus Zapatos

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Last Vegas

Last Vegas

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Jon Turteltaub

Starring: Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Kline

Country: United States of America

Winter's Tale

Winter's Tale

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Akiva Goldsman

Starring: Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly

Country: United States of America

Bullet to the Head

Bullet to the Head

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Momoa, Christian Slater, Sung Kang

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2013

Directed by: Brian Helgeland

Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Christopher Meloni

Country: United States of America

Ain't Them Bodies Saints

Ain't Them Bodies Saints

Release year: 2013

Directed by: David Lowery

Starring: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Ben Foster, Keith Carradine, Nate Parker, Rami Malek

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Release year: 2013

Directed by: Jost Althoff

Side Effects

Side Effects

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh



Release year: 2013

Directed by: JD Cohen

Verliefd op Ibiza

Verliefd op Ibiza

Release year: 2013

Man Down

Man Down

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Dito Montiel


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Possession by J.R. Ward



#1 New York Times Bestseller J. R. Ward examines the real consequences of evil and good playing with humankind in her novel, Fallen Angels ....

W Is For Wasted by Sue Grafton

W Is For Wasted


One of the victims was a suspect local PI who had been shot near Santa Teresa. Six weeks later, the second body was discovered on the beach.

Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

Killing Jesus


Millions of readers have enjoyed the bestselling books Killing Kennedy and Killing Lincoln by Bill O'Reilly, historian Martin Dugard and other nonfiction works that have revolutionized how we read historical literature.

One Summer by Bill Bryson

One Summer


Chicago Tribune Notable BookA GoodReads Reader’s Choice Charles Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic in 1927. Babe Ruth was close to breaking the home run record.

Never Go Back by Lee Child

Never Go Back


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER . . . Never Go Back is an action-packed suspense novel featuring "one of today's most exciting thriller characters" (Newsweek).

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?



Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music/exercise

Publisher: Konami



Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: RTS

Publisher: bitComposer Games

Dota 2

Dota 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows; OS X; Linux

Genre: Multiplayer online battle arena

Publisher: Valve Corporation

Asphalt 8: Airborne

Asphalt 8: Airborne

Platform: iOS, Android, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8, BlackBerry 10, Windows 10, Tizen

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Gameloft

Beyond: Two Souls

Beyond: Two Souls

Platform: PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4

Genre: Interactive drama, action-adventure

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment


October 15, 2013 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

The moon phase for October 15, 2013 is First Quarter.

See Moon rising and setting times on October 15, 2013


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $87.47
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $497.51
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $34.67
  • General Electric GE: opens at $24.27
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $185.74

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 98.2 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0374 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9123 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.1026 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 132.8 JPY

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