August 4

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on August 4. From 1900 until now. August 4 is under the sign of Leo. Famous birthdays on this day include Barack Obama (1961), Meghan Markle (1981) and Cole Sprouse (1992). Several movies were released around August 4 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 4 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around August 4 over the years?
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The Help

The Help

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Tate Taylor

Starring: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard

Country: United States of America

Notorious

Notorious

Release year: 1946

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern

Country: United States of America

The Time of Their Lives

The Time of Their Lives

Release year: 1946

Directed by: Charles Barton

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marjorie Reynolds, Binnie Barnes

Country: United States of America

Kubo and the Two Strings

Kubo and the Two Strings

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Travis Knight

Starring: Charlize Theron, Art Parkinson, Matthew McConaughey, Ralph Fiennes

The Shootist

The Shootist

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard, James Stewart

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
  • El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
  • Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
  • Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
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Events

  • 2018 Caracas drone explosions: Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro survives what he claims is an assassination attempt involving drones while speaking at a military event in Caracas. Eight people are injured. (BBC)
  • 2017 Danish royal consorts: Denmark's Prince Henrik announces he won't be buried next to Queen Margrethe II in the Roskilde Cathedral where Danish royals have been buried since 1559. The 83-year-old, French-born Henrik has been dissatisfied with his non-equal role as Prince consort. The 77-year old Margrethe, who had a specially designed sarcophagus made for the couple, accepts Henrik's decision, according to a royal house spokeswoman. (AP via ABC News)
  • 2016 Syrian Civil War: At least 40 government air strikes hit rebel-held areas of Aleppo city and nearby towns, including on a camp for displaced people in Atareb, south-west of Aleppo, killing at least two people. (The National)Jan Egeland, an adviser to the UN’s special envoy to Syria, says that there were 44 attacks on hospitals, clinics and health posts around Syria in July alone. (The National)
  • 2015 Yemeni Civil War (2015–present), Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen (2015-present): Roughly 1,500 United Arab Emirates Army troops deploy with tanks and heavy equipment to the strategic southern Yemeni city of Aden which has been the scene of heavy fighting between Houthi militants and fighters loyal to the previous regime of Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi. Previous attempts by the Saudi Arabian Army and Royal Saudi Air Force to defeat the Houthis were unsuccessful. (AFP via Yahoo)
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Books

Which were the most popular books released around August 4 over the years?
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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

Origin by Dan Brown

Origin

Year: 2018

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Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is on the hunt (and run) again as he searches for a cryptic password in Spain

The Wedding by Nicholas Sparks

The Wedding

Year: 2004

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With The Notebook, A Walk to Remember, and his other beloved novels, #1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Sparks has given voice to our deepest beliefs about the power of love.

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