Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on October 24. From 1900 until now.
October 24 is under the sign of Scorpio.
Famous birthdays on this day include Drake (entertainer) (1986), PewDiePie (1989) and Roman Abramovich (1966).
Several movies were released around October 24 over the years, such as The Professionals in 1966 directed by Richard Brooks and Carrie in 1976 directed by Brian De Palma.
But much more happened on October 24 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around October 24 over the years?
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Which were the important events of October 24?
- 2018 2018 Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami: Authorities lower the casualty numbers for the September 28 earthquake and tsunami to 2,256 dead, 10,679 injured, and 1,075 still missing. (reliefweb)
- 2017 Terrorism in Germany: German police find guns and ammunition in a raid on suspected Islamist militants. (Reuters)
- 2016 Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017): ISIL recaptures the western Iraqi town of Ar-Rutbah, which it previously withdrew from in May. (Al Jazeera)
- 2015 A series of bomb blasts targeting Shia Muslims in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka kills at least one person and injures dozens more. Claims of responsibility by ISIS are discounted by Dhaka police who told AFP, "So far we have not found any link to any militant group." (Reuters) (Christian Science Monitor)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 24 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2017 Post Malone Featuring 21 Savage - Rockstar
- 2016 The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey - Closer
- 2015 The Weeknd - The Hills
- 2014 Meghan Trainor - All About That Bass
- 2013 Lorde - Royals
- 2012 Maroon 5 - One More Night
- 2011 Adele - Someone Like You
- 2010 Far*East Movement - Like A G6
- 2009 Britney Spears - 3
- 2008 Britney Spears - Womanizer
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Top #1 Rock songs
Which were the most popular books released around October 24 over the years?
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