Friday August 23, 2019: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 8/23/2019, UK date format: 23/8/2019

August 23rd, 2019 was the 235th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Virgo. The day of the week was Friday.

Richard Jewell, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2019 while Her Silent Cry by Lisa Regan was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Crazy Bitches.

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 23, 2019 Events

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What happened on August 23 in history? Find out the list of August 23rd major events

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August 23, 2019 Famous Birthdays

Other August 23rd famous birthdays

  • River Phoenix

    American actor with a impressive filmography by his 20s.

  • Kobe Bryant

    Bryant, an American basketball star and athlete for the Los Angeles Lakers, was accused of rape on 23 March 2003.

  • American singer (The Strokes).

  • Gene Kelly

    American actor/dancer ("Singing in The Rain") dies at the age of 83.

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August 23, 2019 Famous Deaths

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August 23, 2019 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Virgo personality

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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

Pig chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Pig

Element: Earth

Pig personality

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August 23, 2019 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was August 23, 2019?

The day of the week was Friday.

August 23rd marks the 234th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2019.

There are 130 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


August 23, 2019 Holidays and Observances

What is special on August 23, 2019?


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


  • International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition [UNESCO]

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Richard Jewell

Richard Jewell

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Paul Walter Hauser, Sam Rockwell, Olivia Wilde, Jon Hamm

Country: United States of America

Knives Out

Knives Out

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Rian Johnson

Starring: Daniel Craig, Christopher Plummer, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, Lakeith Stanfield, Jaeden Martell, Frank Oz

Country: United States of America

The Good Liar

The Good Liar

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Bill Condon

Starring: Ian Mckellen, Helen Mirren, Russell Tovey, Mark Lewis Jones, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson

Country: United States of America

Jumanji: The Next Level

Jumanji: The Next Level

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Jake Kasdan

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Danny DeVito, Madison Iseman, Ashley Scott, Colin Hanks, Nick Jonas, Alex Wolff, Dania Ramirez, Danny Glover

Country: United States of America

Terminator: Dark Fate

Terminator: Dark Fate

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Tim Miller

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Mackenzie Davis, Natalia Reyes, Diego González Boneta, Tristan Ulloa, Tom Hopper

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Crazy Bitches

Crazy Bitches

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Jane Clark

Broken Mirror

Broken Mirror

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Ton'e Brown



Release year: 2019

Directed by: Lee Boot


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Her Silent Cry by Lisa Regan

Her Silent Cry


Detective Josie Quinn investigates a kidnapping of a little girl at a carousel; sixth series

We Don't Eat Our Classmates  by Ryan T. Higgins

We Don't Eat Our Classmates


Penelope Rex, a child of Penelope Rex, learns some valuable lessons as she begins school

The Art Of Racing In The Rain by Garth Stein

The Art Of Racing In The Rain


This is a heartbreaking, but ultimately hilarious, story about family, love and loyalty. It's a fascinating look at the absurdities and wonders of human life.

Educated by Tara Westover



Memoir of a Cambridge Ph.D., who was raised by Idaho survivalists. She didn't enter a classroom until the age of 17

The Bitterroots by C.J. Box

The Bitterroots


Cassie Dewell attempts to exonerate an assault victim; fourth series

Birth chart on this day

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August 23, 2019 Lunar and Planetary phase

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Last Quarter

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