August 15

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on August 15. From 1900 until now. August 15 is under the sign of Leo. Famous birthdays on this day include Jennifer Lawrence (1990), Ben Affleck (1972) and Alain Juppé (1945). Several movies were released around August 15 over the years, such as The Last of the Mohicans in 1992 directed by Michael Mann and The Magdalene Sisters in 2002 directed by Peter Mullan.
But much more happened on August 15 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around August 15 over the years?
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The Vow

The Vow

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Michael Sucsy

Starring: Rachel McAdams, Channing Tatum, Sam Neill, Jessica Lange

Victor Crowley

Victor Crowley

Release year: 2017

Directed by: Adam Green

Starring: Parry Shen, Kane Hodder, Laura Ortiz, Dave Sheridan

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
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Events

  • 2018 War in Afghanistan: At least 48 people, mostly students, are killed and a further 67 are injured in a suicide bomb attack at an education centre in Kabul. The Taliban denies any involvement. (BBC)The Taliban attacks two units of Afghan security forces in the Baghlan-e-Markazi district of Baghlan Province, killing at least 39 soldiers and police officers. (SFGate)
  • 2017 Boko Haram insurgency: Three suicide bombers kill 27 people and wound 83 near Maiduguri, Nigeria. (Reuters)
  • 2016 Yemeni Civil War: An air strike by the Saudi-led coalition which hit a hospital in northern Yemen run by Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) kills at least 11 people. (BBC)
  • 2015 Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017): ISIL bombings kill 21 and wound more than 100 others in Shia neighborhoods of Baghdad. (The News Hub)
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Books

Which were the most popular books released around August 15 over the years?
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Losing America by Robert C. Byrd

Losing America

Year: 2004

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A ringing call to action by one of the country's longest serving and most respected legislators. In the months and years following September 11, Senator Robert C.

A Walk On The Wild Side by Nelson Algren

A Walk On The Wild Side

Year: 1956

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With its depictions of the downtrodden prostitutes, bootleggers, and hustlers of Perdido Street in the old French Quarter of 1930s New Orleans, A Walk in the Wild Side has found a

Those Guys Have All The Fun by James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales

Those Guys Have All The Fun

Year: 2011

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It began, in 1979, as a mad idea of starting a cable channel to televise local sporting events throughout the state of Connecticut.

Happiness Is A Warm Puppy by Charles M. Schulz

Happiness Is A Warm Puppy

Year: 1963

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Happiness is Classic Peanuts! These collector’s editions perfectly recreate the original look and feel of the best-loved Peanuts books—their paper, their ink, even their lamination.

The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty

The Exorcist

Year: 1971

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Originally published in 1971, The Exorcist is now a major television series on FOX. It remains one of the most controversial novels ever written and went on to become a literary phenomenon: It spent fifty-seven weeks on the New York …

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