July 4

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

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Which were the most popular Movies released around July 4 over the years?
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Aliens

Aliens

Release year: 1986

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, Paul Reiser

Country: United States of America

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Zoya Akhtar

Starring: Katrina Kaif, Hrithik Roshan, Naseeruddin Shah, Farhan Akhtar

How to Steal a Million

How to Steal a Million

Release year: 1966

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole, Eli Wallach, Hugh Griffith

Country: United States of America

Who Wants to Kill Jessie?

Who Wants to Kill Jessie?

Release year: 1966

Directed by: Václav Vorlícek

Starring: Dana Medrická, Jirí Sovák, Olga Schoberová, Juraj Visny

The Miracle Woman

The Miracle Woman

Release year: 1931

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, David Manners, Sam Hardy, Beryl Mercer

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 4?


Holidays

  • Filipino-American Friendship Day
  • In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
  • United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)

Events

  • 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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Books

Which were the most popular books released around July 4 over the years?
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Great Lion Of God by Taylor Caldwell

Great Lion Of God

Year: 1970

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This classic, epic novel by the acclaimed novelist Caldwell, is a fascinating, moving and spiritual story about St. Paul, and the life and times of the Jews, Romans and early Christians

The Blue Knight by Joseph Wambaugh

The Blue Knight

Year: 1972

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Ex-cop turned #1 New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Wambaugh forged a new kind of literature with his great early police procedurals.

A Death In The Family by James Agee

A Death In The Family

Year: 1958

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The classic American novel, re-published for the 100th anniversary of James Agee's birthPublished in 1957, two years after its author's death at the age of forty-five, A Death in the Family

The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson

The Girl Who Played With Fire

Year: 2010

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Part blistering espionage thriller, part riveting police procedural, and part piercing exposé on social injustice, this second book in the Millennium series is a masterful, endlessly satisfying novel.

When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris

When You Are Engulfed in Flames

Year: 2008

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"David Sedaris's ability to transform the mortification of everyday life into wildly entertaining art," (The Christian Science Monitor) is elevated to wilder and more entertaining heights than ever in this remarkable new book. Trying

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