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
Which were the most popular Movies released around August 4 over the years?
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Which were the important events of August 4?
- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 4 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 4 over the years?
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