October 21

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on October 21. From 1900 until now. October 21 is under the sign of Libra. Famous birthdays on this day include Kim Kardashian (1980), Carrie Fisher (1956) and Amber Rose (1983). Several movies were released around October 21 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 21 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around October 21 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 21?


Holidays

  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
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Events

  • 2018 2018 Yilan train derailment: At least 18 people are killed and 187 are injured after a train derails in Yilan County, Taiwan. (BBC)
  • 2017 War in Somalia: 14 October 2017 Mogadishu bombings: The death toll in Somalia's deadliest terror attack rises up to 358, making it the fifth-deadliest terror attack worldwide. (Irish Independent)
  • 2016 Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017): ISIL militants launch attacks on government buildings, police stations, and a power station in the city of Kirkuk, Iraqi Kurdistan, killing dozens of people. (BBC)
  • 2015 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): The Taliban announced it overran Ghoryan in western Herat, the second district to fall in three days. (Long War Journal)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 21 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around October 21 over the years?
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Inferno by Dan Brown

Inferno

Year: 2013

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#1 WORLDWIDE BESTSELLERHarvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon awakens in an Italian hospital, disoriented and with no recollection of the past thirty-six hours, including the origin of the macabre object hidden in his belongings.

The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger

The Catcher In The Rye

Year: 1951

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Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories--particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme With Love and Squalor--will not be surprised by the fact that his first novel is full …

Special Delivery by Danielle Steel

Special Delivery

Year: 1997

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In a novel that explores the fun and challenge, and occasional absurdity, of new beginnings, Danielle Steel tells the story of two people who find love where and when they least expect it.At

The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux

The Great Railway Bazaar

Year: 1975

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First published more than thirty years ago, Paul Theroux's strange, unique, and hugely entertaining railway odyssey has become a modern classic of travel literature.

Up The Organization by Robert Townsend

Up The Organization

Year: 1970

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Although it was first published more than thirty-five years ago, Up the Organization continues to top the lists of best business books by groups as diverse as the American Management Association,

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