Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on August 18. From 1900 until now.
August 18 is under the sign of Leo.
Famous birthdays on this day include Robert Redford (1936), Edward Norton (1969) and Roman Polanski (1933).
Several movies were released around August 18 over the years, such as Blue Velvet in 1986 directed by David Lynch and Street Scene in 1931 directed by King Vidor.
But much more happened on August 18 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around August 18 over the years?
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Which were the important events of August 18?
- 2018 Russian president Vladimir Putin attends the wedding of Austrian foreign minister Karin Kneissl (FPÖ) and businessman Wolfgang Malinger. (BBC)
- 2017 Aftermath of the 2017 Barcelona attacks: Catalan police in the coastal town of Cambrils kill five suspected terrorists in a counter-terror operation to stop a second van attack. The police reported the attackers were wearing explosive vests, however they were later discovered to be fakes. (BBC)
- 2016 Kurdish–Turkish conflict (2015–present): Three bombings targeting police and military kill at least 12 people and wound 219 in southeast Turkey. (BBC)
- 2015 War in Donbass: Fighting intensifies near the ceasefire line in eastern Ukraine with both the Government of Ukraine and the rebels blaming each other. The separatist-held cities of Donetsk and Horlivka have been bombed with hundreds of shells and rockets in the last 72 hours. (The New York Times)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 18 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 Coldplay - A Sky Full Of Stars
- 2013 Imagine Dragons - Radioactive
- 2012 Green Day - Oh Love
- 2011 Red Hot Chili Peppers - The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie
- 2010 Linkin Park - The Catalyst
- 2009 Linkin Park - New Divide
Which were the most popular books released around August 18 over the years?
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