Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on August 11. From 1900 until now.
August 11 is under the sign of Leo.
Famous birthdays on this day include Chris Hemsworth (1983), Hulk Hogan (1953) and Inès de la Fressange (1957).
Several movies were released around August 11 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 11 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around August 11 over the years?
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Which were the important events of August 11?
- 2018 War in Afghanistan, Ghazni offensive: Fighting continues around the city of Ghazni. (Reuters)
- 2017 Syrian Civil War: ISIL forces raid an Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps base in vast desert spaces of eastern Homs Governorate, Syria, manned by between 12 to 18 fighters, all but one of which are killed. (Almasdar News)
- 2016 August 2016 Thailand bombings: Two bombs hidden in plant pots explode killing at least one person and injuring 10 others, including foreign tourists, in Hua Hin District, Thailand. (BBC)
- 2015 Boko Haram insurgency: A bomb attack consistent with Boko Haram kills 50 people in Nigeria's Borno State. (Reuters)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 11 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2017 Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber - Despacito
- 2016 Sia Featuring Sean Paul - Cheap Thrills
- 2015 OMI - Cheerleader
- 2014 MAGIC! - Rude
- 2013 Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines
- 2012 Carly Rae Jepsen - Call Me Maybe
- 2011 LMFAO - Party Rock Anthem
- 2010 Eminem - Love The Way You Lie
- 2009 The Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling
- 2008 Katy Perry - I Kissed A Girl
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Top #1 Rock songs
- 2017 Imagine Dragons - Believer
- 2016 twenty one pilots - Ride
- 2015 WALK THE MOON - Shut Up And Dance
- 2014 Paramore - Ain't It Fun
- 2013 Imagine Dragons - Radioactive
- 2012 Linkin Park - Burn It Down
- 2011 Red Hot Chili Peppers - The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie
- 2010 Shinedown - The Crow & The Butterfly
- 2009 Linkin Park - New Divide
Which were the most popular books released around August 11 over the years?
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