Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on August 24. From 1900 until now.
August 24 is under the sign of Virgo.
Famous birthdays on this day include Jean-Michel Jarre (1948), Paulo Coelho (1947) and Rupert Grint (1988).
Several movies were released around August 24 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 24 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around August 24 over the years?
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Which were the important events of August 24?
- 2018 The Spanish government passes a decree which amends the Historical Memory Law to allow the government to exhume Francisco Franco's remains from the Valle de los Caídos. (The Independent)
- 2017 Archaeology of Israel: A 6th century mosaic dated from the rule of Justinian I is discovered while installing communication cables in Jerusalem's Old City. (Reuters via ABC Australia)
- 2016 Syrian civil war: The Turkish Armed Forces and US-backed Syrian rebels launch an initially successful campaign to capture the town of Jarabulus from ISIL. The Turkish Land Forces are also shelling YPG positions to prevent them from capturing areas that ISIL will retreat from. (AP via NBC News) (AP) (ABC News)
- 2015 Turkey–PKK conflict: A roadside IED near the town of Şemdinli in Hakkari Province kills two Turkish Army soldiers and injures three others. (Reuters via LBC Group)PKK insurgents blow up a natural gas pipeline in Turkey's southeastern Kars Province near the Armenian border. (The Daily Sabah)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 24 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 24 over the years?
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