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
Which were the most popular Movies released around August 9 over the years?
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Which were the important events of August 9?
- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 9 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2017 Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber - Despacito
- 2016 Sia Featuring Sean Paul - Cheap Thrills
- 2015 OMI - Cheerleader
- 2014 MAGIC! - Rude
- 2013 Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines
- 2012 Carly Rae Jepsen - Call Me Maybe
- 2011 LMFAO - Party Rock Anthem
- 2010 Eminem - Love The Way You Lie
- 2009 The Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling
- 2008 Katy Perry - I Kissed A Girl
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Top #1 Rock songs
- 2017 Imagine Dragons - Believer
- 2016 twenty one pilots - Ride
- 2015 WALK THE MOON - Shut Up And Dance
- 2014 Paramore - Ain't It Fun
- 2013 Imagine Dragons - Radioactive
- 2012 Linkin Park - Burn It Down
- 2011 Red Hot Chili Peppers - The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie
- 2010 Shinedown - The Crow & The Butterfly
- 2009 Linkin Park - New Divide
Which were the most popular books released around August 9 over the years?
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