October 26

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on October 26. From 1900 until now. October 26 is under the sign of Scorpio. Famous birthdays on this day include Hillary Clinton (1947), François Mitterrand (1916) and Keith Urban (1967). Several movies were released around October 26 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 26 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around October 26 over the years?
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The Professionals

The Professionals

Release year: 1966

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan, Woody Strode

Country: United States of America

Carrie

Carrie

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, John Travolta

Country: United States of America

Assault on Precinct 13

Assault on Precinct 13

Release year: 1976

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Austin Stoker, Darwin Joston, Laurie Zimmer, Martin West

Country: United States of America

The English Patient

The English Patient

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Anthony Minghella

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Kristin Scott Thomas

Country: United States of America

Enchanted April

Enchanted April

Release year: 1991

Directed by: Mike Newell

Starring: Alfred Molina, Joan Plowright, Miranda Richardson, Polly Walker

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 26?


Holidays

  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
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Events

  • 2018 2018 Gaza border protests: Israel responds to 40 Palestinian rockets with 80 air strikes on what Israel states are Iranian and Hamas-controlled weapon factories in Gaza. An Egypt-meditated ceasefire is announced by Islamic Jihad soon afterward. (Reuters)
  • 2017 Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections: Twitter bans all ads from Russian news agencies RT and Sputnik based on U.S. intelligence's conclusion that both attempted to interfere with the 2016 U.S. presidential election on behalf of the Russian government. (Business Insider)
  • 2016 Somali Civil War (2009–present): A militant group affiliated with ISIL seizes the coastal town of Qandala in the autonomous Puntland region. (Reuters)
  • 2015 Spillover of the Syrian Civil War, Turkey–ISIL conflict: Four Islamic State militants and two Turkish policemen are killed during a raid on a house used by militants in the city of Diyarbakir in southeastern Turkey, according to the state-run Anadolu Agency. Four other police officers were injured. (AP via Fox News) (Reuters)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 26 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around October 26 over the years?
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Love Or Perish by Smiley Blanton

Love Or Perish

Year: 1956

By:

Love Or Perish [Paperback] [May 26, 2012] Blanton, Smiley

Lasher by Anne Rice

Lasher

Year: 1993

By:

"SEDUCTIVE MAGIC...SPELLBINDING...Rice stages her scenes in a wide variety of times and locales, tapping deeply into the richest veins of mythology and history."--San

Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry

Lonesome Dove

Year: 1985

By:

A love story, an adventure, and an epic of the frontier, Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize— winning classic, Lonesome Dove, the third book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy, is the grandest novel

Shade by Pete Souza

Shade

Year: 2018

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Subtitle: "A Tale of Two Presidents"

The Story Of Ernie Pyle by Lee G. Miller

The Story Of Ernie Pyle

Year: 1950

By:

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