August 6

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on August 6. From 1900 until now. August 6 is under the sign of Leo. Famous birthdays on this day include Andy Warhol (1928), Marc Lavoine (1962) and Sofia Essaïdi (1984). Several movies were released around August 6 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 6 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around August 6 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 6?


Holidays

  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
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Events

  • 2018 2018 European heat wave: A heat wave in Spain kills nine people. (Público)A heat wave in Genoa, Italy, kills seven people. (Genova24)
  • 2017 Boko Haram insurgency: Gunmen kill 11 worshipers in St Phillip's Catholic Church in the town of Ozubulu in Nigeria's Anambra State. (Reuters)
  • 2016 Syrian civil war: The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights claims that 10 people have been killed in an air strike on a hospital in the town of Milis in Syria's Idlib province. (AFP via Yahoo! News)
  • 2015 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): A suicide bomber kills at least eight people and injures twelve in the city of Pul-i-Alam in Logar Province. (AP via ABC News)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 6 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around August 6 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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