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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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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