Wednesday October 18, 2017: on this day

About October 18th, 2017, in brief:

  • Historical events: Syrian Civil War: Major General Issam Zahreddine of the Syrian Republican Guard, who is known for leading battles against rebels in Aleppo and Homs, was killed by a Deir ez-Zor landmine, according to Syrian media.
  • Day of the week: October 18th, 2017 was a Wednesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Libra (in western zodiac), Rooster (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Zac Efron, Jean-Claude Van Damme
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • #1 US song: Bodak Yellow (Money Moves) by Cardi B
  • Popular movie: The Lost City of Z directed by James Gray

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What day of the week was October 18, 2017?


October 18, 2017 was a Wednesday and it was the 291st day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar.

October 18, 2017 can also be written as 10/18/2017 in the US and as 18/10/2017 in UK and Europe.

October 18, 2017 in October 2017 calendar

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October 18, 2017: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on October 18, 2017:

  • Syrian civil war: major general issam zahreddine of the syrian republican guard, who is known for leading battles against rebels in aleppo and homs, was killed by a deir ez-zor landmine, according to syrian media.
  • Man booker prize: the 2017 man booker prize was won by lincoln in the bardo, an experimental novel written by george saunders. bbc
  • Maryland crime: three people are killed and two others critically injured in a workplace shooting in edgewood. radee labeeb prince, the suspect, flees to delaware where he allegedly shot a wilmington man before being captured in newark.
  • Three people are killed and two others critically injured in a workplace shooting in edgewood (usa). radee labeeb prince, the suspect, flees to delaware where he allegedly shot a wilmington man hours later before being captured in newark.
  • Quebec law: the quebec national assembly passed legislation that prohibits individuals from covering their faces in order to receive or provide public services.
  • 19th national congress of the communist party of china - china's leader, party general secretary xi jinping, addresses more than 2,000 delegates at beijing. next week is expected to be the last day of the congress.
  • Xi jinping, china's leader and party general secretary, addresses more than 2,000 delegates at beijing. next week is expected to be the last day of the congress.
  • Ukrainian crisis: eleven protestors against corruption are being held in kiev, ukraine. they were trying to enter a protestor camp close to the parliament building.
  • Eleven anti-corruption protestors were detained in kiev (ukraine), where police tried to enter a protestor group near the parliament building.

October 18, 2017: What were the magazines covers that day?

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October 18, 2017: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on October 18, 2017:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $82.96
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $160.42
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $77.67
  • General Electric GE: opens at $23.20
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $157.12

Exchange Rates on October 18, 2017:

  • 1 USD = 0.8476 EUR
  • 1 USD = 113.085 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.7572 GBP
  • 1 USD = 1.2745 AUD
  • 1 USD = 1.2465 CAD

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October 18, 2017: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for October 18th is Libra.

Libra is the 7th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between September 23rd and October 22nd belong to the Libra sign: discover Libra personality and who should a Libra marry.

Babies born in October are either Libra or Scorpio. People born before October 22nd are Libra, while people born from October 23rd have the sign of Scorpio.

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October 18, 2017: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for October 18, 2017 is Rooster and the associated element is Fire.

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October 18, 2017: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on October 18, 2017 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on October 18, 2017 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on October 18, 2017 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 0% full, rising at 05:46 am and setting at 06:30 pm.

The previous full moon was on Oct 05, 2017 while the next full moon would come on Nov 04, 2017.

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Who was born on October 18, 2017?


Whose famous birthday is on October 18th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on October 18th:

  • Zac Efron
    Zac Efron

    American entertainer and actor.

  • Jean-Claude Van Damme
    Jean-Claude Van Damme

    Belgian-american actor who worked briefly in european commercials before moving to hollywood in 1982.

  • Mike Ditka
    Mike Ditka

    Mike ditka is a former american football player, coach, and television commentator, best known for his time as the head coach of the chicago...

  • Freida Pinto
    Freida Pinto

    Freida pinto is an indian model and actress known for her breakout role in the film slumdog millionaire.

  • Norm MacDonald
    Norm MacDonald

    Norm macdonald is a canadian comedian and actor known for his work on saturday night live and his dry, deadpan delivery.

  • Erin Moran
    Erin Moran

    Erin moran was an american actress best known for her role as joanie cunningham on the sitcom happy days.

  • Milo Yiannopoulos
    Milo Yiannopoulos

    Milo yiannopoulos is a british political commentator and public speaker known for his controversial views on feminism, political...

  • Michael McKean
    Michael McKean

    Michael mckean is an american actor, comedian, and musician known for his roles in this is spinal tap, laverne & shirley, and better call...

  • Jacques Higelin
    Jacques Higelin

    French musician and singer of pop.

  • Melina Mercouri
    Melina Mercouri

    Greek actress, singer, and politician, 9th greek minister of culture (d. 1994).

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How old is someone born on October 18, 2017?


Someone born on October 18, 2017 is:

6 years 7 months old,

or 79 months and 1 day old,

or 343 weeks and 4 days old,

or 2405 days old,

Use our Age Calculator to know the age of a person given the birthdate.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on October 18, 2017?

There are 152 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Friday October 18th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on October 18, 2017?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on October 18, 2017.

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October 18, 2017: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on October 18, 2017:

  • Issam Zahreddine

    A Syrian military general who played a key role in the defense of Deir ez-Zor during the Syrian Civil War.

  • Marino Perani

    Italian football player and manager (b. 1939).

  • Ricardo Jamin Vidal
  • Olga Tudorache
  • Joel Beeson
  • Donato Valli
  • Dorothy Morrison
  • Phil Miller

What famous deaths happened on October 18th?

Famous deaths on October 18th:

  • Sylvia Kristel
    Sylvia Kristel

    Dutch actress, famous for her role in the 1970s erotic film "emanuelle" (and its sequels).

  • Julie London
    Julie London

    American actress and breathy blues singer.

  • Gwen Verdon
    Gwen Verdon

    American dancer and tony-award winner, she took lessons from age two to strengthen her legs.

  • Tsuru Aoki
    Tsuru Aoki

    American actress born in japan (born 1892).

  • Henry Travers
    Henry Travers

    Actor (bells of st mary high sierra), dies at the age of 91.

  • Thos Alva Edison

    Inventor of the phonograph and the electric light bulb.

  • Thomos Edison

    Inventor of the phonograph and the electric light bulb.

  • Elizabeth Arden

    Canadian-american entrepreneur who owns beauty salons, spas, and sells cosmetic products.

  • Primus Babbage

    Primus Babbage was an English mathematician, philosopher, inventor, and mechanical engineer who is best known for originating the concept of...

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October 18, 2017: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on October 18, 2017:

  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
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October 18, 2017: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on October 18, 2017 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week October 16th and October 22nd. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


October 18, 2017: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on October 18, 2017 was Bodak Yellow (Money Moves) by Cardi B, according to the music chart for the week October 16th and October 22nd.

October 18, 2017: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on October 18, 2017 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week October 16th and October 22nd. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)
  2. - Rockstar
  3. - Mi Gente
  4. - 1-800-273-8255
  5. - Look What You Made Me Do

October 18, 2017: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on October 18, 2017 was Bodak Yellow (Money Moves) by Cardi B, according to the R&B music chart for the week October 16th and October 22nd.

October 18, 2017: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on October 18, 2017 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week October 16th and October 22nd. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)
  2. - Rockstar
  3. - 1-800-273-8255
  4. - Unforgettable
  5. - Rake It Up

October 18, 2017: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on October 18, 2017 was Mi Gente by J Balvin & Willy William Featuring Beyonce, according to the Latin music chart for the week October 16th and October 22nd.

October 18, 2017: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on October 18, 2017 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week October 16th and October 22nd. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - Mi Gente
  2. - Despacito
  3. - Escapate Conmigo
  4. - Felices Los 4
  5. - Mayores

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October 18, 2017: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on October 18, 2017 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

The Lost City of Z

Release year: 2017

Directed by: James Gray

Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, Tom Holland

Country: United States of America

The Devil's Candy

Release year: 2017

Directed by: Sean Byrne

Starring: Ethan Embry, Shiri Appleby, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Kiara Glasco

Country: United States of America

A Cure for Wellness

Release year: 2017

Written by:

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Dane DeHaan, Jason Isaacs, Mia Goth, Ivo Nandi

Country: United States of America

USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

Release year: 2017

Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Tom Sizemore, Thomas Jane, Matt Lanter

Country: United States of America

The Bye Bye Man

Release year: 2017

Written by:

Directed by: Stacy Title

Starring: Douglas Smith, Lucien Laviscount, Cressida Bonas, Michael Trucco

Country: United States of America

October 18, 2017: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on October 18, 2017 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Dismissed

Release year: 2017

Directed by: Benjamin Arfmann

Ghosted

Release year: 2017

Directed by: Matt Baker

Bizim Hikaye

Release year: 2017

Directed by: Yasin Uslu

Good Game

Release year: 2017

Directed by: Mary Ratliff

The Layover

Release year: 2017

Directed by: William H. Macy

October 18, 2017: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on October 18, 2017 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Sega

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Who was the US President on October 18, 2017?

On October 18, 2017 the US President was Donald John Trump (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 18, 2017?

On October 18, 2017 the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 18, 2017?

On October 18, 2017 the Pope was Francis.

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What is special about October 18th?

October 18th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 18th day of the month of October. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on October 18th, such as:

  • 2018 - War in afghanistan: afghan general and kandahar police chief abdul raziq achakzai are assassinated during a high-level meeting at the governor's compound. the incident took place with u.s. general austin s. miller. according to officials, gen. miller was uninjured while the governor sustained serious injuries. the taliban claim responsibility.
  • 2017 - Syrian civil war: major general issam zahreddine of the syrian republican guard, who is known for leading battles against rebels in aleppo and homs, was killed by a deir ez-zor landmine, according to syrian media.
  • 2016 - Somalia war: somali police claim at least seven people are dead following clashes in which somalia and african union troops drove al-shabab extremists out of afgooye (a town near mogadishu).

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What happened in 2017?

2017 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • 2017 Istanbul nightclub attack: On the European coast of Bosphorus, a gunman opened fire at a Istanbul nightclub, killing at most 39 people and injuring 69 more. (BBC), (AP via ABC News Australia),
  • At least 39 people were killed and 69 more injured when a gunman opened fire at a Istanbul nightclub. The incident occurred on the European coast. (BBC), (AP via ABC News Australia),
  • At least 7 people are killed and 17 more injured in a suicide car bomb blast and gunmen attack in Iraqi al-Qadisiya, west of Najaf. 29 people died yesterday in an explosion at a busy market near Baghdad, Iraq's capital. ISIS claims responsibility. (Reuters),

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What was the calendar for October 2017?

October 2017 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with October being the 10th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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