Wednesday August 19, 2020: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 8/19/2020, UK date format: 19/8/2020

August 19th, 2020 was the 232nd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Leo. The day of the week was Wednesday.

Onward, directed by Dan Scanlon, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2020

On TV people were watching EDEN.

The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative), Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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August 19, 2020 Events

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What happened on August 19 in history? Find out the list of August 19th major events

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August 19, 2020 Famous Birthdays

Other August 19th famous birthdays

  • Bill Clinton

    American politician, graduated from Yale Law School, Governor of Arkansas in 1978, at the age of 32.

  • French politician who was Minister of Vocational Education in France from 2000 to 2002.

  • Matthew Perry

    American actor best known for his role in "Friends," the hit TV series.

  • American actor and rapper.

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August 19, 2020 Famous Deaths

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August 19, 2020 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Leo personality

Who should a Leo marry?

Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo

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Chinese Zodiac

Rat chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Rat

Element: Metal

Rat personality

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August 19, 2020 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was August 19, 2020?

The day of the week was Wednesday.

August 19th marks the 231st day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2020.

There are 134 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


August 19, 2020 Holidays and Observances

What is special on August 19, 2020?


  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA


  • World Humanitarian Day

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Release year: 2020

Directed by: Dan Scanlon

Starring: Chris Pratt, Tom Holland, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Octavia Spencer

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2020

Directed by: Stephen Gaghan

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen, Jim Broadbent, Jessie Buckley, Emma Thompson, Rami Malek, John Cena, Kumail Nanjiani, Octavia Spencer, Ralph Fiennes, Tom Holland

Country: United States of America

The Grudge

The Grudge

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Nicolas Pesce

Starring: Andrea Riseborough, Lin Shaye, Betty Gilpin, Demian Bichir, John Cho, William Sadler, Jacki Weaver

Country: United States of America

The Hunt

The Hunt

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Craig Zobel

Starring: Betty Gilpin, Hilary Swank, Ike Barinholtz, Ethan Suplee, Emma Roberts

Country: United States of America

The Vow

The Vow

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Michael Sucsy

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

TV Series

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Release year: 2020

Directed by: Megan Griffiths

The Flower of Evil

The Flower of Evil

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Claude Chabrol



Release year: 2020

Directed by: Wes Craven

Brave New World

Brave New World

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Gaia

United We Fall

United We Fall

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Bryan Law

Birth chart on this day

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August 19, 2020 Lunar and Planetary phase

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