August 13

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on August 13. From 1900 until now. August 13 is under the sign of Leo. Famous birthdays on this day include Manuel Valls (1962), Fidel Castro (1926) and Sridevi (1963). Several movies were released around August 13 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 13 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around August 13 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 13?


Holidays

  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
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Events

  • 2018 War in Afghanistan: More than 100 Afghan soldiers and police, 13 civilians and hundreds of Taliban are killed during the ongoing offensive in Ghazni. (BBC)The Taliban captures Camp Chenaya, an Afghan Army base in Ghormach District, Faryab Province. (Voice of America)
  • 2017 Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017): During combat operations in northern Iraq, two U.S. service members are killed and five injured. (Reuters)
  • 2016 Yemeni Civil War (2015–present): At least 10 children are killed and 28 injured in an air attack on a school in northern Yemen. The Houthi group claims that the Saudi Arabia led coalition is responsible. (Reuters via ABC News)
  • 2015 2015 Baghdad market truck bomb, Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017): A truck bombing in Baghdad, Iraq kills at least 76 people and wounds 212 others. Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claims responsibility for the attack. (Reuters), (The Daily Mail)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 13 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around August 13 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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