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
Which were the most popular Movies released around August 13 over the years?
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Which were the important events of August 13?
- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 13 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 13 over the years?
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