Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on July 4. From 1900 until now.
July 4 is under the sign of Cancer.
Famous birthdays on this day include Victoria Abril (1959), Gina Lollobrigida (1927) and Malia Ann Obama (1998).
Several movies were released around July 4 over the years, such as Aliens in 1986 directed by James Cameron and Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara in 2011 directed by Zoya Akhtar.
But much more happened on July 4 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around July 4 over the years?
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Which were the important events of July 4?
- 2019 Sanctions against Iran: Royal Marines seize control of an oil tanker off the coast of Gibraltar that was en route to Baniyas in Syria, suspected of breaching EU sanctions against Syria, carrying Iranian crude oil. The United Kingdom's Ambassador to Iran, Robert Macaire, is summoned in Tehran over the incident, which Iran describes as an "illegal seizure". (BBC)
- 2018 Israeli–Palestinian conflict: Clashes break out between Israeli security forces and Bedouin residents in Khan al-Ahmar, West Bank, as Israeli bulldozers prepare to demolish the village. The Supreme Court of Israel ruled that its residents could be evicted on May 24, while such relocation is considered illegal under international humanitarian law. (Reuters)
- 2017 A garment factory boiler explosion in Dhaka, Bangladesh, kills 10 people and injures dozens. (Reuters)
- 2016 Terrorism in Malaysia: Malaysia confirms it has suffered its first bombing by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant during the previous week raising fears about the spread of influence of the militant group. (The New York Times)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 4 over the years?
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- 2017 Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber - Despacito
- 2016 Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla - One Dance
- 2015 Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth - See You Again
- 2014 Iggy Azalea Featuring Charli XCX - Fancy
- 2013 Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines
- 2012 Carly Rae Jepsen - Call Me Maybe
- 2011 Pitbull - Give Me Everything
- 2010 Katy Perry - California Gurls
- 2009 The Black Eyed Peas - Boom Boom Pow
- 2008 Katy Perry - I Kissed A Girl
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Which were the most popular books released around July 4 over the years?
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