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 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 10 over the years: find out below

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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 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

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Books

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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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