August 22

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 Tori Amos (1963), Layne Staley (1967) and Richard Armitage (1971). Several movies were released around August 22 over the years, such as The Third Man in 1949 directed by Carol Reed and White Heat in 1949 directed by Raoul Walsh.
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?

The Third Man

Release year: 1949

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Trevor Howard

Country: United States of America

White Heat

Release year: 1949

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien, Margaret Wycherly

Country: United States of America

Arsenic and Old Lace

Release year: 1944

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Cary Grant, Priscilla Lane, Raymond Massey, Jack Carson

Country: United States of America

The Gospel According to St. Matthew

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Enrique Irazoqui, Margherita Caruso, Susanna Pasolini, Marcello Morante

Country: United States of America

General Della Rovere

Release year: 1959

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Vittorio De Sica, Hannes Messemer, Sandra Milo, Giovanna Ralli

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 22?


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  • 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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Books

Which were the most popular books released around August 22 over the years?

The Invisible Bridge

Year: 2014

By: Rick Perlstein

The New York Times bestselling dazzling portrait of America on the verge of a nervous breakdown in the tumultuous political and economic times of the 1970s.In

Cold Mountain

Year: 1998

By: Charles Frazier

In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to …

A Dance With Dragons

Year: 2012

By: George R. R. Martin

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • THE BOOK BEHIND THE FIFTH SEASON OF THE ACCLAIMED HBO SERIES GAME OF THRONESDon’t miss the thrilling sneak peek of George R.

Open Marriage

Year: 1972

By: Nena and George O'Neill

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Outrage

Year: 1996

By: Vincent Bugliosi

“Provocative and entertaining. ... A powerful and damning diatribe on Simpson’s acquittal.”―People Here is the account of the O. J. Simpson case that no one dared to write, that no one

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