Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on October 18. From 1900 until now.
October 18 is under the sign of Libra.
Famous birthdays on this day include Zac Efron (1987), Jean-Claude Van Damme (1960) and Catherine Ringer (1957).
Several movies were released around October 18 over the years, such as Stand by Me in 1986 directed by Rob Reiner and Maachis in 1996 directed by Gulzar.
But much more happened on October 18 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around October 18 over the years?
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Which were the important events of October 18?
- 2018 War in Afghanistan: Afghan general and Kandahar police chief Abdul Raziq Achakzai is assassinated by one of his bodyguards during a high-level meeting inside the governor's compound with U.S. general Austin S. Miller. Gen. Miller escaped unharmed according to officials while the governor was critically injured. The Taliban claims responsibility. (BBC)
- 2017 Syrian Civil War: Syrian Republican Guard major general Issam Zahreddine, known for leading battles against the rebels in Homs and Aleppo, is killed by a landmine in Deir ez-Zor, according to Syrian media. (Al Arabiya)
- 2016 War in Somalia: Somali police say at least seven are dead after clashes as Somali and African Union troops pushed back al-Shabab extremists from Afgooye, a town near Mogadishu. (AP)
- 2015 The Israeli military evacuated dozens of Jewish worshippers who were surrounded by Palestinians after entering Joseph's Tomb compound in Nablus, which was recently torched by Palestinians. The area is under full Palestinian control but Jewish prayer is permitted there when coordinated with authorities. The military said Sunday's visit was not, and the worshippers had no permit. (AP), (New Delhi Television)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 18 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2017 Cardi B - Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)
- 2016 The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey - Closer
- 2015 The Weeknd - The Hills
- 2014 Meghan Trainor - All About That Bass
- 2013 Lorde - Royals
- 2012 Maroon 5 - One More Night
- 2011 Adele - Someone Like You
- 2010 Bruno Mars - Just The Way You Are
- 2009 Jay Sean - Down
- 2008 T.I. - Live Your Life
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Which were the most popular books released around October 18 over the years?
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