Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on August 22. From 1900 until now.
August 22 is under the sign of Leo.
Famous birthdays on this day include Deng Xiaoping (1904), Tori Amos (1963) and Layne Staley (1967).
Several movies were released around August 22 over the years, such as My Man Godfrey in 1936 directed by Gregory La Cava and Sling Blade in 1996 directed by Billy Bob Thornton.
But much more happened on August 22 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around August 22 over the years?
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Which were the important events of August 22?
- 2018 Senior industry sources say that the previously announced initial public offering of Saudi Aramco has been halted. (Reuters)
- 2017 Ain al-Hilweh conflict: Renewed clashes between Islamist extremists and the Fatah-supported Joint Palestinian Security Force at the Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugees camp, near Sidon, Lebanon, wound three more Palestinians. (Daily Star) (Naharnet)
- 2016 2016 Pacific typhoon season: Typhoon Mindulle is forecast to make landfall near the Japanese capital Tokyo with flights and train services being cancelled. It arrives one day after Typhoon Kompasu. (Bloomberg), (CNN)
- 2015 South Korea evacuates residents near the North Korean border as tension escalates. High level talks in Panmunjom attempt to defuse tensions. (Yonhap), (Yonhap)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 22 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 The Weeknd - Can't Feel My Face
- 2014 MAGIC! - Rude
- 2013 Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines
- 2012 Flo Rida - Whistle
- 2011 Katy Perry - Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)
- 2010 Eminem - Love The Way You Lie
- 2009 The Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling
- 2008 Rihanna - Disturbia
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Top #1 Rock songs
- 2017 Imagine Dragons - Believer
- 2016 twenty one pilots - Heathens
- 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 22 over the years?
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