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 The Help in 2011 directed by Tate Taylor and Notorious in 1946 directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
But much more happened on August 1 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around August 1 over the years?
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Which were the important events of August 1?
- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2017 Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber - Despacito
- 2016 Sia Featuring Sean Paul - Cheap Thrills
- 2015 OMI - Cheerleader
- 2014 MAGIC! - Rude
- 2013 Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines
- 2012 Carly Rae Jepsen - Call Me Maybe
- 2011 LMFAO - Party Rock Anthem
- 2010 Eminem - Love The Way You Lie
- 2009 The Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling
- 2008 Katy Perry - I Kissed A Girl
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Top #1 Rock songs
- 2017 Imagine Dragons - Believer
- 2016 twenty one pilots - Ride
- 2015 WALK THE MOON - Shut Up And Dance
- 2014 Paramore - Ain't It Fun
- 2013 Imagine Dragons - Radioactive
- 2012 Green Day - Oh Love
- 2011 Red Hot Chili Peppers - The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie
- 2010 Shinedown - The Crow & The Butterfly
- 2009 Linkin Park - New Divide
Which were the most popular books released around August 1 over the years?
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This day over the years in 30 sec.
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