August 9

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on August 9. From 1900 until now. August 9 is under the sign of Leo. Famous birthdays on this day include Whitney Houston (1963), Audrey Tautou (1976) and Melanie Griffith (1957). Several movies were released around August 9 over the years, such as The Little Foxes in 1941 directed by William Wyler and The Big Sleep in 1946 directed by Howard Hawks.
But much more happened on August 9 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around August 9 over the years?
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The Little Foxes

The Little Foxes

Release year: 1941

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Teresa Wright, Richard Carlson

Country: United States of America

The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep

Release year: 1946

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely, Martha Vickers

Country: United States of America

The Belle of Broadway

The Belle of Broadway

Release year: 1926

Directed by: Harry O. Hoyt

Starring: Betty Compson, Herbert Rawlinson, Edith Yorke, Armand Kaliz

An American Werewolf in London

An American Werewolf in London

Release year: 1981

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, Joe Belcher, Griffin Dunne

Country: United States of America

Prince of the City

Prince of the City

Release year: 1981

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Treat Williams, Jerry Orbach, Richard Foronjy, Don Billett

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 9?


Holidays

  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
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Events

  • 2018 Yemeni Civil War (2015–present): At least 43 people, mostly children, are killed in an airstrike on a bus at a market in Dahyan, Sa'da, by the Saudi-led coalition, while more than 60 are injured. The coalition calls the strike a "legitimate military action" against the Houthis, accusing them of using children as human shields. (The Guardian)
  • 2017 Levallois-Perret attack: In a suspected terror attack, six French soldiers are injured, three seriously, when a man drives a car into them at a barracks in the Paris suburb of Levallois-Perret. (Independent)
  • 2016 Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Israel charges a UN administrative manager of being a Hamas-linked operative from Gaza. (The Associated Press via The New York Times)
  • 2015 Japan commemorates the 70th anniversary of the atomic bomb dropped over the Japanese city of Nagasaki during World War II. (BBC)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 9 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around August 9 over the years?
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Away All Boats by Kenneth Dodson

Away All Boats

Year: 1954

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A vivid portrayal of the officers and sailors of the fictional amphibious transport USS Belinda in the Pacific of World War II.

Scoundrel Time by Lillian Hellman

Scoundrel Time

Year: 1976

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In 1952, Hellman joined the ranks of intellectuals and artists called before Congress to testify about political subversion. Terrified yet defiant, Hellman refused to incriminate herself or others, and managed to

The Invisible Government by David Wise and Thomas B. Ross

The Invisible Government

Year: 1964

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1964: by David Wise and Thomas B. Ross - 375 pages - Not listed as 1st Edition.

Dangerous To Know by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Dangerous To Know

Year: 1995

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That is why the police are profoundly baffled when Sebastian Locke is found dead at his country estate under mysterious circumstances.

Plum Island by Nelson DeMille

Plum Island

Year: 1997

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CELEBRATING THE 20th ANNIVERSARY WITH A NEW FOREWORD BY THE AUTHOR The hair-raising suspense of The General's Daughter... the wry wit of The Gold Coast...this is vintage Nelson DeMille at the peak of his originality and the height of his …

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