Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on August 2. From 1900 until now.
August 2 is under the sign of Leo.
Famous birthdays on this day include Muriel Robin (1955), Mary-Louise Parker (1964) and Peter O'Toole (1932).
Several movies were released around August 2 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 2 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around August 2 over the years?
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Which were the important events of August 2?
- 2018 Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen, Battle of Al Hudaydah: Alleged Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on a fish market and hospital entrance kill at least 20 people in Al Hudaydah, Yemen. A Saudi spokesman denies that its jets were in the area at the time, and blames rebels instead. (BBC)
- 2017 War in Afghanistan: A suicide bomber kills two American troops near the Kandahar International Airport in Afghanistan. The Taliban insurgency claims responsibility. (Reuters)
- 2016 Syrian Civil War: A Syria Civil Defence volunteer search and rescue team says 33 people, mostly women and children, were affected by toxic gas dropped from a helicopter on Saraqeb in rebel-held Idlib Governorate. (Reuters)
- 2015 Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen: A projectile fired from Yemen into the city of Najran kills a Saudi Arabian citizen. (Al-Arabiya)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2 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 2 over the years?
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