October 24

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 Lazybones in 1925 directed by Frank Borzage and Battle Royale in 2000 directed by Kinji Fukasaku.
But much more happened on October 24 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around October 24 over the years?
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Lazybones

Lazybones

Release year: 1925

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Madge Bellamy, Buck Jones, Zasu Pitts, Leslie Fenton

Country: United States of America

Battle Royale

Battle Royale

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Kinji Fukasaku

Starring: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda, Tarô Yamamoto, Takeshi Kitano

Country: United States of America

The Mark of Zorro

The Mark of Zorro

Release year: 1940

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Basil Rathbone, Gale Sondergaard

Country: United States of America

Spellbound

Spellbound

Release year: 1945

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck, Michael Chekhov, Leo G. Carroll

Country: United States of America

And Then There Were None

And Then There Were None

Release year: 1945

Directed by: René Clair

Starring: Barry Fitzgerald, Walter Huston, Louis Hayward, Roland Young

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 24?


Holidays

  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
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Events

  • 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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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 24 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around October 24 over the years?
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Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon

Telegraph Avenue

Year: 2012

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“An immensely gifted writer and magical prose stylist.”—Michiko Kakutani, New York Times New York Times bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon has transported readers to wonderful places: to New York City

Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right by Al Franken

Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right

Year: 2003

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Al Franken, "one of our savviest satirists" ( People), takes on the issues, the politicians, and the pundits in one of the most anticipated books of the year.

The Runaway Jury by John Grisham

The Runaway Jury

Year: 1996

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey are at the center of a multimillion-dollar legal hurricane: twelve men and women who have been investigated, watched, manipulated, and harassed by high-priced lawyers and consultants who will stop at nothing to secure a verdict.

The Establishment by Howard Fast

The Establishment

Year: 1979

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She'll stand up for her family, no matter the cost Former socialite Barbara Lavette is unconcerned about the gossip that surrounds her new marriage. However, her husband Bernie, a poor mechanic whom she met in the midst of World War …

The Devil'S Advocate by Morris L. West

The Devil'S Advocate

Year: 1959

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A terminally ill English priest is sent by the Vatican to a small village in Italy to investigate the life of a local hero and reputed miracle worker who is a

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