August 23

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on August 23. From 1900 until now. August 23 is under the sign of Virgo. Famous birthdays on this day include River Phoenix (1970), Kobe Bryant (1978) and Julian Casablancas (1978). Several movies were released around August 23 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 23 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around August 23 over the years?
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My Man Godfrey

My Man Godfrey

Release year: 1936

Directed by: Gregory La Cava

Starring: William Powell, Carole Lombard, Alice Brady, Gail Patrick

Country: United States of America

Sling Blade

Sling Blade

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Billy Bob Thornton

Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J.T. Walsh, John Ritter

Country: United States of America

Last Year at Marienbad

Last Year at Marienbad

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Alain Resnais

Starring: Delphine Seyrig, Giorgio Albertazzi, Sacha Pitoëff, Françoise Bertin

Country: United States of America

Arrival

Arrival

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg

Victim

Victim

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms, Dennis Price, Anthony Nicholls

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 23?


Holidays

  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
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Events

  • 2018 2018 China–United States trade war: American tariffs of 25% on approximately $16 billion worth of Chinese goods come into effect. China immediately responds with equivalent tariffs of its own. (Reuters)
  • 2017 Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen: At least 35 people are killed in an air strike that hit a hotel near a Houthi-run checkpoint north of the Yemeni capital Sanaa. (Reuters via Channel News Asia)
  • 2016 Boko Haram insurgency: In a raid on Boko Haram Islamists' northeast heartland, Nigeria’s air force kills senior militants and possibly fatally wounds their leader, Abubakar Shekau. (Reuters)
  • 2015 Al-Qaeda militants take over parts of the strategic southern Yemeni port city of Aden. The militants reportedly raised their black flag above the city's port and government buildings. The city was recaptured by pro-government forces last week. (Reuters)
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Music charts

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Books

Which were the most popular books released around August 23 over the years?
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Judge & Jury by James Patterson and Andrew Gross

Judge & Jury

Year: 2006

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Andie DeGrasse, an aspiring actress and single mom, is not your typical juror. Hoping to get dismissed from the pool, she tells the judge that most of her legal knowledge comes from a bit part curling around a stripper's pole …

The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw

The Greatest Generation

Year: 2000

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The instant classic and runaway bestseller that changed the way we saw World War II and an entire generation of Americans, from the beloved journalist whose own iconic career has lasted more than fifty years.

This Rough Magic by Mary Stewart

This Rough Magic

Year: 1964

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When Lucy comes to Corfu to visit her sister, she is elated to discover that the castello above their villa is being rented to Sir Julian Gale, one of the brightest lights in England's theatrical world.

Black Notice  by Patricia Cornwell

Black Notice

Year: 2000

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HB as shown. Title: Black Notice. Author: Patricia Cornwell. Publisher: G.P. Putnam & Sons. English. ISBN# 0399145087 full number line. English. Not a BCE or Ex-Library.

Suspects by William J. Caunitz

Suspects

Year: 1986

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Brooklyn. Early June. A man strolls into a candy store, pulls out a sawed-off shotgun, and blows away two people: owner Yetta Zimmerman and her customer, NYPD Lt.

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