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 Julia Roberts (1967), Bill Gates (1955) and Coluche (1944). Several movies were released around October 28 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 28 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around October 28 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 28?


Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 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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Music charts

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Books

Which were the most popular books released around October 28 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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