August 2

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 Love Me Tonight in 1932 directed by Rouben Mamoulian and Horse Feathers in 1932 directed by Norman Z. McLeod.
But much more happened on August 2 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around August 2 over the years?
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Black Wake

Black Wake

Release year: 2018

Directed by: Jeremiah Kipp

Starring: Nana Gouvea, Tom Sizemore, Eric Roberts, Jonny Beauchamp

Logan Lucky

Logan Lucky

Release year: 2017

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig, Farrah Mackenzie

The Hitman's Bodyguard

The Hitman's Bodyguard

Release year: 2017

Directed by: Patrick Hughes

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Elodie Yung

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 2?


Holidays

  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
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Events

  • 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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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around August 2 over the years?
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The Rainmaker by John Grisham

The Rainmaker

Year: 1995

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIt’s summer in Memphis. The sweat is sticking to Rudy Baylor’s shirt and creditors are nipping at his heels. Once he had aspirations of breezing through law school and punching his ticket to the good life.

Boss Of Bosses by Joseph F. O'Brien and Andris Kurins

Boss Of Bosses

Year: 1991

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Paul Castellano headed New York's immensely powerful Gambino crime family for more than ten years. On December 16, 1985, he was gunned down in a spectacular shooting on Manhattan's fashionable

The Stubborn Heart by Frank G. Slaughter

The Stubborn Heart

Year: 1950

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thrilling, romantic story of how a daring, fearless young doctor defied his wealthy neighbors in order to accomplish his objectives

Family Album by Danielle Steel

Family Album

Year: 1985

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Through forty years—from Hollywood's golden days in World War II to the present—Faye Price would create first a career as a legendary actress, then a family, and

The Rommel Papers by B.H. Liddell Hart

The Rommel Papers

Year: 1953

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When Erwin Rommel died—by forced suicide at Hitler’s command—he left behind in various ingenious hiding places the papers that recorded the story of his dramatic career and the exact details of

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