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

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Books

Which were the most popular books released around August 10 over the years?
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The Fate Of The Earth by Jonathan Schell

The Fate Of The Earth

Year: 1982

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Now combined in one volume, these two books helped focus national attention in the early 1980s on the movement for a nuclear freeze.

The Affluent Society by John Kenneth Galbraith

The Affluent Society

Year: 1958

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John Kenneth Galbraith's classic investigation of private wealth and public poverty in postwar America With customary clarity, eloquence, and humor, Harvard economist John Kenneth Galbraith gets at the heart of

Back When We Were Grownups by Anne Tyler

Back When We Were Grownups

Year: 2001

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“A WONDERFUL NOVEL . . . Tyler’s eye and ear for familial give and take is unerring, her humanity irresistible. You’ll want to turn back to the first chapter the moment

The Temple Of My Familiar by Alice Walker

The Temple Of My Familiar

Year: 1989

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First published in 1990, The Temple of My Familiar, Alice Walker’s follow-up novel to her iconic The Color Purple, spent more than four months on the New York Times Bestseller list

Crimson Joy by Robert B. Parker

Crimson Joy

Year: 1988

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A serial killer is on the loose in Beantown and the cops can't catch him. But when the killer leaves his red rose calling card for Spenser's own Susan Silverman, he

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