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 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 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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The Little Foxes

The Little Foxes

Release year: 1941

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Teresa Wright, Richard Carlson

Country: United States of America

The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep

Release year: 1946

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely, Martha Vickers

Country: United States of America

The Belle of Broadway

The Belle of Broadway

Release year: 1926

Directed by: Harry O. Hoyt

Starring: Betty Compson, Herbert Rawlinson, Edith Yorke, Armand Kaliz

An American Werewolf in London

An American Werewolf in London

Release year: 1981

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, Joe Belcher, Griffin Dunne

Country: United States of America

Prince of the City

Prince of the City

Release year: 1981

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Treat Williams, Jerry Orbach, Richard Foronjy, Don Billett

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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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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

The Witness by Sandra Brown

The Witness

Year: 1995

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Kendall Deaton pulls herself and her baby out of a wrecked car, and a mixture of courage and fear gets her to the top of a ravine, where she flags down

Plum Island by Nelson DeMille

Plum Island

Year: 1997

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CELEBRATING THE 20th ANNIVERSARY WITH A NEW FOREWORD BY THE AUTHOR The hair-raising suspense of The General's Daughter... the wry wit of The Gold Coast...this is vintage Nelson DeMille at the peak of his originality and the height of his …

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