July 8

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on July 8. From 1900 until now. July 8 is under the sign of Cancer. Famous birthdays on this day include Jaden Smith (1998), Sophia Bush (1982) and Kevin Bacon (1958). Several movies were released around July 8 over the years, such as Dragon Ball Z: Wrath of the Dragon in 1995 directed by Mitsuo Hashimoto and The Secret World of Arrietty in 2010 directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi.
But much more happened on July 8 over the years: find out below

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Dragon Ball Z: Wrath of the Dragon

Dragon Ball Z: Wrath of the Dragon

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Mitsuo Hashimoto

Starring: Masako Nozawa, Takeshi Kusao, Mayumi Tanaka, Hiromi Tsuru

The Secret World of Arrietty

The Secret World of Arrietty

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Hiromasa Yonebayashi

Starring: Bridgit Mendler, Amy Poehler, Will Arnett, Moises Arias

X-Men

X-Men

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Famke Janssen

Country: United States of America

Darling

Darling

Release year: 1965

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Julie Christie, Dirk Bogarde, Laurence Harvey, José Luis de Vilallonga

Country: United States of America

Ghost

Ghost

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Jerry Zucker

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 8?


Holidays

  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald

Events

  • 2019 Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen: The United Arab Emirates announces a partial withdrawal of its forces from Yemen as part of a "strategic redeployment". (CNN)
  • 2018 Syrian Civil War: The Syrian Air Defense Force damages an Israeli aircraft and thwarts an Israeli missile strike on the Tiyas Military Airbase (T-4 Airbase) in the Homs Governorate. (Reuters)
  • 2017 Tropical Storm Nanmadol (2017): The death toll from flooding on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu rises to 15, with six others missing. (AP via The Telegraph)
  • 2016 Insurgency in the North Caucasus: At least eight unidentified militants and one security officer are killed in ongoing clashes in rural Dagestan, Russia. (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty)
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Books

Which were the most popular books released around July 8 over the years?
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Reckless Endangerment by Gretchen Morgenson and Joshua Rosner

Reckless Endangerment

Year: 2011

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A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book for 2011 One of The Economist's 2011 Books of the Year In Reckless Endangerment, Gretchen Morgenson exposes how the watchdogs who were supposed to protect

The Firm by John Grisham

The Firm

Year: 1991

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When Mitch McDeere signed on with Bendini, Lambert & Locke of Memphis, he thought that he and his beautiful wife, Abby, were on their way.

The Greening Of America by Charles Reich

The Greening Of America

Year: 1971

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The 25th Anniversary of the Groundbreaking Classic. "If there was any doubt about the need for social transformation in 1970, that need is clear and urgent today....I

Report From Engine Co. 82 by Dennis Smith

Report From Engine Co. 82

Year: 1972

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From his bawdy and brave fellow firefighters to the hopeful, hateful, beautiful and beleaguered residents of the poverty-stricken district where he works, Dennis Smith tells the story of a brutalising yet

The Winthrop Woman by Anya Seton

The Winthrop Woman

Year: 1958

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“The Winthrop Woman is that rare literary accomplishment — living history. Really good fictionalized history [like this] often gives closer reality to a period than do factual records.”

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