August 5

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on August 5. From 1900 until now. August 5 is under the sign of Leo. Famous birthdays on this day include Abbé Pierre (1912), Marine Le Pen (1968) and Neil Armstrong (1930). Several movies were released around August 5 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 5 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around August 5 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

Which were the important events of August 5?


Holidays

  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
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Events

  • 2018 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): A Taliban suicide bomber kills three Czech soldiers on a routine patrol in Charikar, Afghanistan. A U.S. soldier and two Afghan troops are also injured in the bombing. (BBC)
  • 2017 2017 V-22 Osprey crash: Searches are underway for three members of the United States Marine Corps missing after a MV-22 Osprey crashed off the coast of the Australian state of Queensland. Twenty three of the twenty six people on board have been rescued. (AP), (9 News)
  • 2016 2016 Assam attacks: Gunmen open fire in a market in Assam, India, killing 13 people and injuring 18. (India Today)
  • 2015 2015 Pacific typhoon season: Typhoon Soudelor (Hanna) strengthens to the strongest storm of 2015; it is expected to be equivalent to a Category 3 or Category 4 hurricane when it hits Taiwan. (The Independent) (Free District)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 5 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around August 5 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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