August 10

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on August 10. From 1900 until now. August 10 is under the sign of Leo. Famous birthdays on this day include Kylie Jenner (1997), Antonio Banderas (1960) and Justin Theroux (1971). Several movies were released around August 10 over the years, such as Animal Crackers in 1930 directed by Victor Heerman and Foreign Correspondent in 1940 directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
But much more happened on August 10 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around August 10 over the years?
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Animal Crackers

Animal Crackers

Release year: 1930

Directed by: Victor Heerman

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, The Marx Brothers

Country: United States of America

Foreign Correspondent

Foreign Correspondent

Release year: 1940

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall, George Sanders

Country: United States of America

To Hell and Back

To Hell and Back

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Jesse Hibbs

Starring: Audie Murphy, Marshall Thompson, Charles Drake, Jack Kelly

Country: United States of America

Divorce

Divorce

Release year: 1945

Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Kay Francis, Bruce Cabot, Helen Mack, Jerome Cowan

The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry

The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry

Release year: 1945

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: George Sanders, Ella Raines, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Sara Allgood

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 10?


Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
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Events

  • 2018 War in Afghanistan, Ghazni offensive: A large-scale military offensive is launched by the Taliban in a bid to overrun the southeastern city of Ghazni, a provincial capital on the Kabul–Kandahar Highway. They manage to take control of a part of the city. (The New York Times)
  • 2017 Economy of the United States: New York State-based GateHouse Media announces an agreement to buy 11 U.S. newspapers from Georgia-based Morris Communications. Included in the deal is the Log Cabin Democrat, founded in 1879, and three Alaskan newspapers: the Juneau Empire, the Peninsula Clarion and Homer News. The deal is expected to close on October 2. (AdWeek)DineEquity announces it will close 160 Applebee's and IHOP restaurants. (USA Today)
  • 2016 Ukrainian crisis: Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) says it has thwarted two armed Ukrainian incursions into Crimea with at least two killed, including one FSB officer, following a "massive fire fight" with "sabotage-terrorist" groups. Ukraine denies the Russian claims. (Reuters) (The Guardian)
  • 2015 Two women attack the U.S. consulate in Istanbul with automatic rifles. No fatalities are reported, and one of the attackers, wounded during the exchange of fire, is captured. The Revolutionary People’s Liberation Army-Front (DHKP-C) claims responsibility. (The News Hub), (The Hürriyet Daily News)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 10 over the years?


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Top #1 Rock songs

Books

Which were the most popular books released around August 10 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.

The Sixth Man by Jess Stearn

The Sixth Man

Year: 1961

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"A startling investigation of the spread of homosexuality in America"

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.

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