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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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

  • 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.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
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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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Music charts

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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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

All the Light We Cannot See

Year: 2014

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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, a New York Times Book Review Top Ten Book, National Book Award finalist, more than two and a half years on the New York Times bestseller listFrom the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the …

Goodbye, Darkness by William Manchester

Goodbye, Darkness

Year: 1980

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The nightmares began for William Manchester 23 years after WW II. In his dreams he lived with the recurring image of a battle-weary youth (himself), "angrily demanding to know what had

Tracks by Louise Erdrich

Tracks

Year: 1988

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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

The Key To Rebecca by Ken Follett

The Key To Rebecca

Year: 1980

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Ken Follett’s The Key to Rebecca took readers and critics by storm when first published more than twenty years ago. Today, it remains one of the best espionage novels ever written. Look

True Compass by Edward M. Kennedy

True Compass

Year: 2009

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Edward M. Kennedy is widely regarded as one of the great Senators in the nation's history. He is also the patriarch of America's most heralded family.

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