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 Prestige in 2006 directed by Christopher Nolan and Persona in 1966 directed by Ingmar Bergman.
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 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 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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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 16 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around October 16 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.

This day over the years in 30 sec.

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