It’s out with the Old World (Columbus Day) and in with the new (Indigenous Peoples’ Day) this week. Netflix debuts both the new Christopher Guest movie and a new Justin Timberlake documentary, HBO launches SJP’s new series Divorce, and the country prepares for a new POTUS with the latest debate. Even if you already have someone to snuggle up to on Sweetest Day, stay keen on Social Sidekick by signing up to receive the weekly roundup straight to your inbox. 

CELEBRATE OCTOBER

//HEALTH//
Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Children’s Health Month, Lupus Awareness Month, National Diabetes Month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month

//FOOD//
Pizza Month, Fair Trade Month, Cookie Month, Vegetarian Month

//FUN//
International Dinosaur Month, Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

Sunday, October 9

//HOLIDAYS//
Curious Events Day, Beer and Pizza Day, World Post Day, Moldy Cheese Day, Fire Prevention Day

//HASHTAGS//
#SundayFunday, #SelfieSunday, #Sinday

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
John Lennon, Sean Lennon, David Cameron, Sharon Osbourne, Guillermo del Toro, Nick Swardson, Bella Hadid   

//TV PREMIERES//
Divorce (HBO, 10 PM), Insecure (HBO, 10:30 PM)

//POLITICAL EVENTS//
Presidential Debate (Various, 9 PM ET)

Monday, October 10

//HOLIDAYS//
 Native American Day, Columbus Day, World Mental Health Day, World Homelessness Day, Cake Decorating Day, Handbag Day, Angel Food Cake Day

//HASHTAGS//
#ManCrushMonday or #MCM, #MondayBlues, #MotivationMonday, #MarketingMonday, #MeatlessMonday

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Mario Lopez, Brett Favre, Mya, Dan Stevens, David Lee Roth, Aedin Mincks (Stranger Things)

//TV PREMIERES//
Vice News Tonight (HBO, 7:30 PM), Supergirl (CW 8 PM), 2 Broke Girls (CBS, 9 PM), Suite Francaise (Lifetime, 10 PM)

Tuesday, October 11

//HOLIDAYS//
Coming Out Day, Face Your Fears Day, Ada Lovelace Day, Sausage Pizza Day

//HASHTAGS//
#TransformationTuesday or #TT, #TravelTuesday, #TongueOutTuesday, #Tunesday

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Eleanor Roosevelt, Emily Deschanel, Michelle Trachtenberg, Amitabh Bachchan, Luke Perry, Joan Cusack, Darryl Hall, Jane Krakowski, Sal Khan

//TV PREMIERES//
American Housewife (ABC, 8:30 PM), Ben & Lauren: Happily Ever After? (Freeform, 8 PM), Channel Zero (Syfy, 9 PM), Chicago Fire (NBC, 10 PM), Fresh Off the Boat (ABC, 9 PM), The Letter (Freeform, 9 PM), The Middle (ABC, 8 PM), The Real O’Neals (ABC, 9:30 PM), This Is Us (NBC, 9 PM)

Wednesday, October 12

//HOLIDAYS//
Yom Kippur, World Arthritis Day, Emergency Nurses Day, Take Your Parents to Lunch Day, Pet Obesity Awareness Day, Gumbo Day  

//HASHTAGS//
#WomanCrushWednesday or #WCW, #WayBackWednesday or #WBW, #WineWednesday, #WellnessWednesday, #HumpDay, #WisdomWednesday

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Hugh Jackman, Josh Hutcherson, Kirk Cameron, Bode Miller

//TV PREMIERES//
Justin Timberlake and The Tennessee Kids (Netflix), Real World Seattle: Bad Blood (MTV, 10 PM)

Thursday, October 13

//HOLIDAYS//
Treat Yo’ Self Day, World Sight Day

//HASHTAGS//
#TBT or #ThrowbackThursday, #Thursdate, #ThoughtfulThursday, #ThirstyThursday, #ThankfulThursday

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Paul Simon, Margaret Thatcher, Jerry Rice, Ashanti, Sacha Baron Cohen, Paul Pierce, Kate Walsh

//ALBUM RELEASES//
Benoît Pioulard, “The Benoît Pioulard Listening Matter”; Conor Oberst, “Ruminations”; Jagwar Ma, “Every Now & Then”; Jojo, “Mad Love”; Kings of Leon, “Walls”; Two Door Cinema Club, “Gameshow”

//TV PREMIERES//
Mascots (Netflix), DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (CW, 8 PM), Falling Water (USA, 10 PM), Money. Power. Respect. (WE, 10 PM), Supernatural (CW 9 PM), This Is Not Happening (Comedy Central, 12:30 AM)

//POP CULTURE EVENTS//
PlayStation VR headset on sale

Friday, October 14

//HOLIDAYS//
U.S. Navy Birthday, Egg Day, Bald and Free Day, Dessert Day

//HASHTAGS//
#FollowFriday or #FF, #FlashbackFriday or #FBF, #FridayFeeling, #FriYay, #FridayReads

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Usher, Roger Moore, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Steve Coogan, Mia Wasikowska, Ben Whishaw, Lillian Gish, William Penn

//MOVIE RELEASES//
Max Steel, The Accountant, Kevin Hart: What Now?, Desierto

//TV PREMIERES//
Caught on Camera With Nick Cannon (NBC 8 PM), Gold Rush (Discovery, 9 PM), Goliath (Amazon), Haters Back Off (Netflix)

Saturday, October 15

//HOLIDAYS//
Sweetest Day, Math Day, Bridge Day, Math Day, Students Day, Chicken Cacciatore Day

//HASHTAGS//
#Caturday, #SexySaturday

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Friedrich Nietzsche, Abdul Kalam, Ginuwine, Keyshia Cole, Tito Jackson, Sarah Ferguson

//TV PREMIERES//
Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel’le (Lifetime, 8 PM), Kyle Kinane: Loose in Chicago (Comedy Central, 12 AM)