October 19

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on October 19. From 1900 until now. October 19 is under the sign of Libra. Famous birthdays on this day include Sylvia Browne (1936), Ty Pennington (1965) and John Edward (1969). Several movies were released around October 19 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 19 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around October 19 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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 19?


  • Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
  • Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
  • Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
  • Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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  • 2018 136 years after beginning construction, the Sagrada Família in Barcelona receives a building permit to complete construction. (CNN) (Newser)
  • 2017 War in Afghanistan: At least 43 Afghan soldiers are killed in a Taliban attack on an army base in Kandahar Province. Around 10 Taliban fighters also died in the attack. (Business Insider)
  • 2016 A natural gas explosion damages several buildings and injures eight people in downtown Portland, Oregon. (The Las Vegas Review-Journal)
  • 2015 19-year-old soldier Omri Levy was killed and nearly a dozen injured in a shooting and stabbing attack in the central bus station in the southern city of Beersheba carried out by an Israeli Bedouin Arab, 21-year old Mohind al-Okbi, who was killed after a gun battle. (Washington Post) (NBC News)
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Which were the most popular books released around October 19 over the years?
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By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens

By Love Possessed

Year: 1957


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


the nun's story

Tracks by Louise Erdrich


Year: 1988


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


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


Year: 1983


Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

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