October 17

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on October 17. From 1900 until now. October 17 is under the sign of Libra. Famous birthdays on this day include Eminem (1972), Rita Hayworth (1918) and Montgomery Clift (1920). Several movies were released around October 17 over the years, such as Rebel Without a Cause in 1955 directed by Nicholas Ray and Saturday Night and Sunday Morning in 1960 directed by Karel Reisz.
But much more happened on October 17 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around October 17 over the years?
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Rebel Without a Cause

Rebel Without a Cause

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus

Country: United States of America

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Albert Finney, Shirley Anne Field, Rachel Roberts, Hylda Baker

Country: United States of America

Way for a Sailor

Way for a Sailor

Release year: 1930

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: John Gilbert, Wallace Beery, Jim Tully, Leila Hyams

Christmas in July

Christmas in July

Release year: 1940

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Dick Powell, Ellen Drew, Raymond Walburn, Alexander Carr

Country: United States of America

My Mother's Castle

My Mother's Castle

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Yves Robert

Starring: Julien Ciamaca, Philippe Caubère, Nathalie Roussel, Didier Pain

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 17?


Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Events

  • 2018 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip launch two rockets at Israel, one landing in the southern city of Beersheba, causing serious damage to a house but no injuries, and the other landing in the sea. (The Times of Israel)
  • 2017 Syrian Civil War: Battle of Raqqa: The Syrian Democratic Forces announce the end of the battle for ISIL's de facto capital. (Al Jazeera)
  • 2016 Iraqi Civil War: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announces the start of the Battle of Mosul, backed by the U.S.-led coalition, to retake ISIL-held Mosul, the self-declared caliphate's capital in Iraq. (Reuters), (Reuters²)
  • 2015 Henriette Reker, a candidate in Cologne's mayoral race, is stabbed in the neck by a man claiming to be angry over Germany's refugee policies. Reker is in serious condition, as is an aide. Three others suffered minor injuries. (BBC) (Today Online)
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Music charts

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Books

Which were the most popular books released around October 17 over the years?
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By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens

By Love Possessed

Year: 1957

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A highly-respected, middle-aged lawyer's involvements with love are revealed in a series of flashbacks

The Nun'S Story by Kathryn Hulme

The Nun'S Story

Year: 1956

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the nun's story

Tracks by Louise Erdrich

Tracks

Year: 1988

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Set in North Dakota at a time in the past century when Indian tribes were struggling to keep what little remained of their lands, Tracks is a tale of passion and

Twin Towers by Angus Kress Gillespie

Twin Towers

Year: 2001

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This is a unique history that covers the complete life of the Twin Towers: the sky-high hopes during their planning and construction, the years during which they stood at the pinnacle

Megatrends by John Naisbitt

Megatrends

Year: 1983

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Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

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