Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on August 12. From 1900 until now.
August 12 is under the sign of Leo.
Famous birthdays on this day include François Hollande (1954), Cara Delevingne (1992) and Julien Lepers (1949).
Several movies were released around August 12 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 12 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around August 12 over the years?
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Which were the important events of August 12?
- 2018 August 2018 Lombok earthquake: The BNPB spokesperson Sutopo Purwo Nugroho confirmed that the death toll from the earthquake in Lombok rises to 436. (Tempo.co)
- 2017 Syrian Civil War: Seven members of the White Helmets are shot dead by unidentified gunmen who stormed their office in rebel-held Sarmin, in northwestern Syria. (CNN)
- 2016 August 2016 Thailand bombings: A series of coordinated bombings across Thailand, mostly at sites popular with tourists, leaves at least four people dead and dozens wounded. No group has claimed responsibility for the attacks. (The New York Times)
- 2015 Syrian Civil War: Artillery strikes in Damascus during a visit by the Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif kill at least 40 people and wound more than 180. (The News Hub)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 12 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 12 over the years?
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