October 28

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on October 28. From 1900 until now. October 28 is under the sign of Scorpio. Famous birthdays on this day include Owen D. Young (1874), Julia Roberts (1967) and Bill Gates (1955). Several movies were released around October 28 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 28 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around October 28 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



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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 28?


  • St. Anastasia II
  • St. Remigius
  • Greece - Oxi (No) Day
  • Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
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  • 2018 Pittsburgh synagogue shooting: American online payments system company PayPal bans American social media site Gab, known for its association with the alt-right movement, while Joyent, Gab's American hosting provider, states that they will terminate their service tomorrow. The move comes after it was revealed that the suspect in yesterday's 11 deaths, Robert Bowers, was an active member on the social network. (CNET)
  • 2017 28 October 2017 Mogadishu bombings: Two car bombs kill at least 25 people, mostly police officers, near the national theater area in Mogadishu, Somalia, two weeks after a similar attack killed hundreds. Islamist group Al-Shabaab claims responsibility. (Reuters)
  • 2016 Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017): Battle of Mosul (2016–2017): The UN reports 232 civilians have been murdered in and near Mosul by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. (CNN) (NBC News)
  • 2015 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): Taliban insurgents seize the Darqad District in the northeast Takhar Province near the border with Tajikistan. At least six Afghan troops are killed in the fighting. (Reuters) (AP via The Daily Mail)Michael Fallon, Secretary of State for Defence for the United Kingdom, announces that over 400 troops will remain in Afghanistan through 2016. The military personnel will train Afghan toops and support NATO operations in Kabul. (Military Times)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 28 over the years?

Top #1 songs in the USA

Top #1 Rock songs


Which were the most popular books released around October 28 over the years?
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Love Or Perish by Smiley Blanton

Love Or Perish

Year: 1956


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

Lasher by Anne Rice


Year: 1993


"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


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


Year: 2018


Subtitle: "A Tale of Two Presidents"

The Story Of Ernie Pyle by Lee G. Miller

The Story Of Ernie Pyle

Year: 1950


No jacket, clean book

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