August 1

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on August 1. From 1900 until now. August 1 is under the sign of Leo. Famous birthdays on this day include Yves Saint Laurent (1936), Jason Momoa (1979) and Nathalie Delon (1941). Several movies were released around August 1 over the years, such as Sholay in 1975 directed by Ramesh Sippy and Sweethearts on Parade in 1930 directed by Marshall Neilan.
But much more happened on August 1 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around August 1 over the years?
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Sholay

Sholay

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Ramesh Sippy

Starring: Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan

Country: United States of America

Sweethearts on Parade

Sweethearts on Parade

Release year: 1930

Directed by: Marshall Neilan

Starring: Alice White, Lloyd Hughes, Marie Prevost, Kenneth Thomson

Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta Compton

Release year: 2015

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

Starring: O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Neil Brown Jr.

Top Hat

Top Hat

Release year: 1935

Directed by: Mark Sandrich

Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edward Everett Horton, Erik Rhodes

Country: United States of America

Mr. Arkadin

Mr. Arkadin

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Peter van Eyck, Michael Redgrave, Patricia Medina

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1?


Holidays

  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
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Events

  • 2018 The Eiffel Tower in Paris shuts down after workers go on a strike over ticketing changes. (Upi)
  • 2017 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): An explosion kills at least 29 people and injures dozens more at a Shia mosque in Herat, Afghanistan. (BBC)
  • 2016 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): The Taliban claims responsibility for a truck bombing in a military complex in Kabul. (Reuters)
  • 2015 Operation Martyr Yalçın: Turkey has killed around 260 members of the Kurdistan Workers Party in recent bombing campaigns in Turkey and northern Iraq. Officially the operation was started to attack ISIL but over 90% of attacks were against the PKK. (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Books

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The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart

The Hollow Hills

Year: 1973

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Keeping watch over the young Arthur Pendragon, the prince and prophet Merlin Ambrosius is haunted by dreams of the magical sword Caliburn, which has been hidden for centuries.

Titan by Ron Chernow

Titan

Year: 1998

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John D. Rockefeller, Sr.--history's first billionaire and the patriarch of America's most famous dynasty--is an icon whose true nature has eluded three generations of historians.

Bossypants by Tina Fey

Bossypants

Year: 2011

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Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update," before "Sarah Palin," Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a

Benjamin Franklin by Walter Isaacson

Benjamin Franklin

Year: 2003

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In this authoritative and engrossing full-scale biography, Walter Isaacson, bestselling author of Einstein and Steve Jobs, shows how the most fascinating of America's founders helped define our national character.Benjamin

London by Edward Rutherfurd

London

Year: 1997

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“A TOUR DE FORCE . . . LONDON TRACKS THE HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH CAPITAL FROM THE DAYS OF THE CELTS UNTIL THE PRESENT TIME.

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