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 Chungking Express in 1994 directed by Kar-Wai Wong and The Bourne Supremacy in 2004 directed by Paul Greengrass.
But much more happened on July 8 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around July 8 over the years?

Chungking Express

Release year: 1994

Directed by: Kar-Wai Wong

Starring: Brigitte Lin, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Faye Wong

The Bourne Supremacy

Release year: 2004

Directed by: Paul Greengrass

Starring: Matt Damon, Franka Potente, Joan Allen, Brian Cox

Country: United States of America

Breaking Away

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley

Country: United States of America

Matando Cabos

Release year: 2004

Directed by: Alejandro Lozano

Starring: Tony Dalton, Ana Claudia Talancón, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Kristoff

The Dark Horse

Release year: 2014

Directed by: James Napier Robertson

Starring: Cliff Curtis, James Rolleston, Kirk Torrance, James Napier Robertson


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 8?


  • 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


  • 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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Which were the most popular books released around July 8 over the years?

Pigs In Heaven

Year: 1993

By: Barbara Kingsolver

Picking up where her modern classic The Bean Trees left off, Barbara Kingsolver’s bestselling Pigs in Heaven continues the tale of Turtle and Taylor Greer, a Native American girl and her

If Beale Street Could Talk

Year: 1974

By: James Baldwin

In this honest and stunning novel, James Baldwin has given America a moving story of love in the face of injustice.

The Triumph Of Politics

Year: 1986

By: David A. Stockman

As Director of the Office of Management and Budget in the early 1980s, David Stockman was a chief architect of the Reagan Revolution—a bold plan to cut taxes and reduce the

The Icarus Agenda

Year: 1988

By: Robert Ludlum

Colorado Congressman Evan Kendrick is trying to live out his term quietly when a political mole reveals his deepest secret: Kendrick was the anonymous hero who freed the hostages held by Arab terrorists in the American embassy in Masqat, and …

Mommie Dearest

Year: 1979

By: Christina Crawford

Mommie Dearest is a memoir and exposé written by Christina Crawford, the adopted daughter of actress Joan Crawford. The book, which depicts Christina's childhood and her relationship with her mother, was

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