All About October 11th
Holidays, Horoscope and History
October 11th Holidays
- “You Go, Girl” Day
- General Pulaski Memorial Day
- International Day of the Girl Child
- Kimberly Day
- Kraken Day
- National Coming Out Day
- National It’s My Party Day
- National Sausage Pizza Day
- Southern Food Heritage Day
- World Obesity Day
October 11th Horoscope
- Date range: September 23 – October 22
- Element: Air
- Quality: Cardinal
- Color: Pink, Green
- Ruler: Venus
- Lucky Numbers: 4, 6, 13, 15, 24
- Personality Traits: Cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, stable, common sense, social but upsets easily, holds grudges, plays the victim
- Famous Libras: Neve Cambell, Kate Winslet, Jesse Eisenberg, Sigourney Weaver, Hugh Jackman, Matt Damon, Naomi Watts, Will Smith, Viggo Mortenson, Zac Effron, Gwyneth Paltrow, Clive Owen, Hillary Duff, Tim Robbins, John Krasinski, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Alicia Silverstone, Susan Surandon, Eminem, Elisabeth Shue.
October 11th History
- 1634 – The Burchardi flood kills around 15,000 in North Friesland, Denmark and Germany.
- 1884 – Eleanor Roosevelt Former First Lady of the United States was born in New York, NY.
- 1936 – The #1 movie in the US was Libeled Lady.
- 1946 – Daryl Hall, American singer was born in Pottstown, PA.
- 1956 – The #1 song in the US was Hound Dog by Elvis Presley.
- 1958 – NASA launches Pioneer 1, its first space probe, although it fails to achieve a stable orbit.
- 1962 – Joan Cusack, American actress was born in New York, NY.
- 1966 – Luke Perry, American actor was born in Mansfield, OH.
- 1968 – NASA launches Apollo 7, the first successful manned Apollo mission.
- 1977 – Matt Bomer, American actor was born in Webster Groves, MO.
- 1980 – Another One Bites the Dust by Queen was the #1 song in the US.
- 1984 – Aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger, astronaut Kathryn D. Sullivan becomes the first American woman to perform a space walk.
- 1987 – The AIDS Memorial Quilt is first displayed during the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights.
- 1988 – The #1 movie in the US was The Accused starring Jodie Foster.
- 1991 – Prof. Anita Hill delivers her televised testimony concerning sexual harassment during the Clarence Thomas Supreme Court nomination.
- 1998 – The First Night by Monica was the #1 song in the US.
- 2000 – NASA launches STS-92, the 100th Space Shuttle mission.
- 2008 – The #1 movie in the US was Beverly Hills Chihuahua.
- 2012 – Donald A. Gorske consumed his 26,000th McDonald’s Big Mac after 40 years of eating Big Macs on a daily basis. [GH]