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Wednesday October 18, 2023: on this day

About October 18th, 2023, in brief:

  • Day of the week: October 18th, 2023 was a Wednesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Libra (in western zodiac), Rabbit (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Zac Efron, Jean-Claude Van Damme
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • Popular movie: Championext directed by

More about October 18th, 2023? See below for more news and curiosities on October 18th, 2023.


What day of the week was October 18, 2023?

October 18, 2023 was a Wednesday and it was the 291st day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar.

October 18, 2023 can also be written as 10/18/2023 in the US and as 18/10/2023 in UK and Europe.

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October 18, 2023: 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, 2023: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for October 18, 2023 is Rabbit and the associated element is Water.

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October 18, 2023: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on October 18, 2023 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on October 18, 2023 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, 2023 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 27% full, rising at 11:21 am and setting at 09:10 pm.

The previous full moon was on Sep 29, 2023 while the next full moon would come on Oct 28, 2023.

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Who was born on October 18, 2023?

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, 2023?

Someone born on October 18, 2023 is:

0 years 7 months old,

or 7 months and 9 days old,

or 31 weeks and 5 days old,

or 222 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on October 18, 2023?

There are 144 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, 2023?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on October 18, 2023.


October 18, 2023: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on October 18, 2023:

  • Osvaldo Desideri
  • Renato Rambaldelli
  • Thomas A. Szlezák
  • Giovanni Chiaramonte
  • Roger Brown

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, 2023: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on October 18, 2023:

  • 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, 2023: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on October 18, 2023 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:



Release year: 2023

Mi otro Jon

Mi otro Jon

Release year: 2023

PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie

PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie

Release year: 2023

La Chimera

La Chimera

Release year: 2023

Directed by: Alice Rohrwacher

Starring: Isabella Rossellini, Josh O'Connor, Vincenzo Nemolato, Carol Duarte

Country: Italy

Coup de Chance

Coup de Chance

Release year: 2023


Who was the US President on October 18, 2023?

On October 18, 2023 the US President was Joe Biden (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 18, 2023?

On October 18, 2023 the UK Prime Minister was Rishi Sunak (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 18, 2023?

On October 18, 2023 the Pope was Francis.


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 2023?

2023 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Singapore's Jurong Bird Park permanently closes.
  • Supporters of former Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro storm the Brazilian Congress.
  • Croatia officially adopts the Euro, becoming the 20th Eurozone country, and becomes the 27th member of the Schengen Area.

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What was the calendar for October 2023?

October 2023 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.

Discover how October 2023 calendar looked like.