July 2

July 2 is under the sign of Cancer. Famous birthdays on this day include Lindsay Lohan (1986), Margot Robbie (1990) and Ashley Tisdale (1985). Several movies were released around July 2 over the years, such as Double Indemnity in 1944 directed by Billy Wilder and On Borrowed Time in 1939 directed by Harold S. Bucquet.
But much more happened on July 2 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around July 2 over the years?

Double Indemnity

Release year: 1944

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Byron Barr

Country: United States of America

On Borrowed Time

Release year: 1939

Directed by: Harold S. Bucquet

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Cedric Hardwicke, Beulah Bondi, Una Merkel

A Hard Day's Night

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

Country: United States of America

Raincoat

Release year: 2004

Directed by: Rituparno Ghosh

Starring: Ajay Devgn, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Annu Kapoor, Mouli Ganguly

Last Train from Gun Hill

Release year: 1959

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, Carolyn Jones, Earl Holliman

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 2?


    Holidays

  • Feast Day of St. John Regis
  • Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
  • Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
  • Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.

    Events

  • 2019 Islamist militants attack a Niger Armed Forces base in the village of Inates, near the border with Mali, with two car bombs and gunmen, killing 18 soldiers. They also kidnapped four Nigerien soldiers and stole dozens of vehicles. (BBC)
  • 2018 Crossing the Ditch: New Zealander Scott Donaldson becomes the first solo kayaker to successfully cross the Tasman Sea. After 62 days at sea, he landed in Ngāmotu Beach, New Plymouth, at 8.44 pm local time (08:44 UTC). (The New Zealand Herald)
  • 2017 Syrian Civil War: Three suicide bombers in Damascus kill at least 21 people and wound 12 others. (The Guardian)
  • 2016 2016 Gulshan attack: 13 hostages were rescued following a standoff with the Rapid Action Battalion. (Reuters)Twenty hostages and two policemen were killed, and six gunmen are dead with one captured alive. (CNN)
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Books

Which were the most popular books released around July 2 over the years?

In The Garden Of Beasts

Year: 2011

By: Erik Larson

Erik Larson, New York Times bestselling author of Devil in the White City, delivers a remarkable story set during Hitler’s rise to power.The

Just As I Am

Year: 1997

By: Billy Graham

autobiography of Billy Graham

Who Moved My Cheese?

Year: 2001

By: Spencer Johnson

THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER WITH OVER 10 MILLION COPIES IN PRINT!A timeless business classic, Who Moved My Cheese? uses a simple parabel to reveal profound truths about dealing with change so that you can enjoy less stress and more success …

Outrage

Year: 1996

By: Vincent Bugliosi

“Provocative and entertaining. ... A powerful and damning diatribe on Simpson’s acquittal.”―People Here is the account of the O. J. Simpson case that no one dared to write, that no one

Hidden Prey

Year: 2004

By: John Sandford

Six months ago, Lucas Davenport tackled his first case as a statewide troubleshooter, and he thought that one was plenty strange enough.

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