August 22: Zodiac, Trivia, Birthdays and Holidays

August 22nd marks the 234th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 235th in case of leap years). There are 131 days remaining until the end of the year. People born on this day are under the sign of Leo. Famous birthdays on this day include Deng Xiaoping (1904), Tori Amos (1963) and Layne Staley (1967). Holidays and observances around the world include: International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief.
But much more happened on August 22 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around August 22 over the years?
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Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms

Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Ethan Spaulding

Starring: Jennifer Carpenter, Grey Griffin, Joel McHale, Fred Tatasciore



Release year: 2021

Directed by: Vincent Ward



Release year: 2021

Directed by: Andrew Fleming

On the Verge

On the Verge

Release year: 2021

Lady Bird

Lady Bird

Release year: 2017

Directed by: Greta Gerwig

Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 22?


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  • 2018 According to senior industry sources, the previously announced initial public offer of Saudi Aramco was canceled.
  • 2017 Conflict at Ain al-Hilweh: Three more Palestinians were injured in renewed clashes between Islamist extremists, the Fatah-supported Joint Palestinian Security Force and the Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refuge camp.
  • 2016 2016 Pacific Typhoon Season: Typhoon Mindulle is expected to make landfall close to Tokyo, Japan. Train services and flights will be cancelled. It will arrive one day after Typhoon Kompasu. (Bloomberg),
  • 2015 As tension escalates, South Korea has ordered residents to flee the area near the North Korean border. Tensions are attempted to be defused through high-level talks at Panmunjom. (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 - Despacito
  • 2016 - Cheap Thrills
  • 2015 - Can't Feel My Face
  • 2014 - Rude
  • 2013 - Blurred Lines
  • 2012 - Whistle
  • 2011 - Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)youtube
  • 2010 - Love The Way You Lie
  • 2009 - I Gotta Feelingyoutube
  • 2008 - Disturbiayoutube
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Top #1 Rock songs

  • 2017 - Believer
  • 2016 - Heathens
  • 2015 - Shut Up And Dance
  • 2014 - A Sky Full Of Stars
  • 2013 - Radioactive
  • 2012 - Oh Love
  • 2011 - The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie
  • 2010 - The Catalyst
  • 2009 - New Divide


Which were the most popular books released around August 22 over the years?
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Sky Masters by Dale Brown

Sky Masters

Year: 1991


Publication Date: 1971 Lieutenant Colonel Patrick McLanahan accepts the opportunity to fly a B-2 bomber in training sorties for strategic warfare.

Crime In America by Estes Kefauver

Crime In America

Year: 1951


Book by Kefauver and Estes

The God Of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

The God Of Small Things

Year: 1997


Arundhati's debut novel has been compared favorably with Dickens and Faulkner. It is a modern classic that has been loved and read by millions.

The Last Angry Man by Gerald Green

The Last Angry Man

Year: 1957


"There are not enough people who get mad, just plain mad. Sam Abelman is a doctor who doesn't take the easy route.

Winter Solstice by Rosamunde Pilcher

Winter Solstice

Year: 2000


Rosamunde Pilcher takes her readers on a journey through the lives of five people ....Elfrida Pipps was once a star of London's stage but moved to Dibton, England in the hope of starting a new life.

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