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 Elite Squad in 2007 directed by José Padilha and That Obscure Object of Desire in 1977 directed by Luis Buñuel.
But much more happened on August 9 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around August 9 over the years?
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Boy Culture

Boy Culture

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Q. Allan Brocka

American Made

American Made

Release year: 2017

Directed by: Doug Liman

Starring: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright, Jesse Plemons

Get Shorty

Get Shorty

Release year: 2017

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

Starring: Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, Danny DeVito, John Travolta

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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?


Top #1 songs in the USA

Books

Which were the most popular books released around August 9 over the years?
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Not as a Stranger by Morton Thompson

Not as a Stranger

Year: 1954

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From the time he is a small child Lucas Marsh cannot think of anything except becoming a doctor. He has a very naive and glorified view of medicine and doctors.

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall by Gayelord Hauser

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall

Year: 1961

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Mirror, Mirror On The Wall: Invitation to Beauty by Gayelord Hauser

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.

The Final Days by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein

The Final Days

Year: 1976

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The Final Days is the classic, behind-the-scenes account of Richard Nixon's dramatic last months as president. Moment by moment, Bernstein and Woodward portray the taut, post-Watergate White House as Nixon, his

A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway

A Moveable Feast

Year: 1964

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Ernest Hemingway’s classic memoir of Paris in the 1920s, now available in a restored edition, includes the original manuscript along with insightful recollections and unfinished sketches.Published

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