August 14

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on August 14. From 1900 until now. August 14 is under the sign of Leo. Famous birthdays on this day include Emmanuelle Béart (1963), Mila Kunis (1983) and Halle Berry (1966). Several movies were released around August 14 over the years, such as Animal Crackers in 1930 directed by Victor Heerman and Foreign Correspondent in 1940 directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
But much more happened on August 14 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around August 14 over the years?
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Animal Crackers

Animal Crackers

Release year: 1930

Directed by: Victor Heerman

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, The Marx Brothers

Country: United States of America

Foreign Correspondent

Foreign Correspondent

Release year: 1940

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall, George Sanders

Country: United States of America

To Hell and Back

To Hell and Back

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Jesse Hibbs

Starring: Audie Murphy, Marshall Thompson, Charles Drake, Jack Kelly

Country: United States of America

Divorce

Divorce

Release year: 1945

Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Kay Francis, Bruce Cabot, Helen Mack, Jerome Cowan

The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry

The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry

Release year: 1945

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: George Sanders, Ella Raines, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Sara Allgood

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 14?


Holidays

  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
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Events

  • 2018 Norma Azucena Rodríguez Zamora, a recently elected member of the Congress of Mexico, is kidnapped by gunmen in Hidalgo State. (BBC)
  • 2017 Big Ben: London's Big Ben, atop Elizabeth Tower, will fall silent for four years beginning 21 August while essential repair works are performed. (BBC) (The Washington Post)
  • 2016 Yemeni Civil War: About 40 suspected Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters are killed as Yemeni forces, aided by Saudi-led airstrikes, fight their way into Zinjibar and Jaʿār in eastern Yemen. (Reuters) (Daily Mail)
  • 2015 The Hellenic Parliament approves (with 222 yes votes) Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras's bailout package, despite opposition by almost one-third of his Syriza party. This third bailout plan is almost identical to the one rejected by the Greek people in the referendum. Tsipras will seek a vote of confidence following the country's August 20th payment to the European Central Bank. (The Guardian), (The International New York Times)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 14 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around August 14 over the years?
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Not as a Stranger by Morton Thompson

Not as a Stranger

Year: 1954

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From the time he is a small child Lucas Marsh cannot think of anything except becoming a doctor. He has a very naive and glorified view of medicine and doctors.

The Sixth Man by Jess Stearn

The Sixth Man

Year: 1961

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"A startling investigation of the spread of homosexuality in America"

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.

Scoundrel Time by Lillian Hellman

Scoundrel Time

Year: 1976

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In 1952, Hellman joined the ranks of intellectuals and artists called before Congress to testify about political subversion. Terrified yet defiant, Hellman refused to incriminate herself or others, and managed to

The Invisible Government by David Wise and Thomas B. Ross

The Invisible Government

Year: 1964

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1964: by David Wise and Thomas B. Ross - 375 pages - Not listed as 1st Edition.

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