October 16

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on October 16. From 1900 until now. October 16 is under the sign of Libra. Famous birthdays on this day include John Mayer (1977), Andrei Chikatilo (1936) and Christophe Maé (1975). Several movies were released around October 16 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 16 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around October 16 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 16?


Events

  • 2018 Somali Civil War (2009–present): The United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) says that a U.S. airstrike has killed around 60 al-Shabaab militants near Harardhere in central Somalia. (BBC)
  • 2017 War in Somalia: 14 October 2017 Mogadishu bombings: Somalis march to demonstrate their anger at the presence of al-Shabaab, the group believed to be responsible for a recent bombing attack. (BBC)Battle of Kirkuk (2017): Iraqi government forces have captured key installations outside the disputed city of Kirkuk from Kurdish fighters. (BBC)Concern over oil supplies from Iraq has pushed crude prices higher as the country's government continues its move against Kurdish forces. (BBC)
  • 2016 Turkey–ISIL conflict: A suicide bomber kills three police officers and wounds at least nine people in the southern Turkish city of Gaziantep during a police raid on a suspected ISIL safehouse. (Reuters)
  • 2015 Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Palestinian political violence: Palestinian rioters set fire to the building containing Joseph's Tomb in the West Bank city of Nablus causing heavy damage to the structure before the fire is put out. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas condemns the attack. (Times of Israel) (Jerusalem Post)An Israeli soldier is stabbed shortly after the fire by a Palestinian posing as a journalist with a camera and a "PRESS" vest; the attacker is shot dead. (Reuters)
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Books

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Nothing Like It In The World by Stephen E. Ambrose

Nothing Like It In The World

Year: 2000

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Nothing Like It in the World gives the account of an unprecedented feat of engineering, vision, and courage. It is the story of the men who built the transcontinental railroad—the investors

Bag of Bones by Stephen King

Bag of Bones

Year: 1998

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From #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King, a powerful tale of grief, of love's enduring bonds, and the haunting secrets of the past.Four years after the sudden death of his wife, forty-year-old bestselling novelist Mike Noonan is still …

W Is For Wasted by Sue Grafton

W Is For Wasted

Year: 2013

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The first victim was a local PI of suspect reputation who’d been gunned down near the beach at Santa Teresa. The other body was found on the beach six weeks later—a

The Passions Of The Mind by Irving Stone

The Passions Of The Mind

Year: 1971

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Compelling portrait of the Viennese neurologist, focuses on the intense, agonized years of research which resulted in his discovery of the science of psychoanalysis

The Great Shark Hunt by Hunter S. Thompson

The Great Shark Hunt

Year: 1979

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The first volume in Hunter S. Thompson’s bestselling Gonzo Papers offers brilliant commentary and outrageous humor, in his signature style.Originally published in 1979, the first volume of the bestselling "Gonzo Papers"

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