August 28

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on August 28. From 1900 until now. August 28 is under the sign of Virgo. Famous birthdays on this day include Shania Twain (1965), Jack Black (1969) and Florence Welch (1986). Several movies were released around August 28 over the years, such as Room in 2015 directed by Lenny Abrahamson and Spotlight in 2015 directed by Tom McCarthy.
But much more happened on August 28 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around August 28 over the years?
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Room

Room

Release year: 2015

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Directed by: Lenny Abrahamson

Starring: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Sean Bridgers, Wendy Crewson

Spotlight

Spotlight

Release year: 2015

Written by:

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber

Country: United States of America

Black Swan

Black Swan

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel, Winona Ryder

Country: United States of America

Way Down East

Way Down East

Release year: 1920

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Mrs. David Landau, Lowell Sherman

Country: United States of America

Pierrot le Fou

Pierrot le Fou

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anna Karina, Graziella Galvani, Aicha Abadir

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 28?


Holidays

  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)

Events

  • 2018 A suspected improvised explosive device planted by the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters explodes at a town festival in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat, Philippines, killing two people and injuring 35 others. (Rappler)
  • 2017 Syrian Civil War, Syrian Civil War spillover in Lebanon: Qalamoun offensive (July–August 2017): ISIL militants and their families, estimated to be around 600 people, begin to leave their strongholds on the Lebanon–Syria border and Qalamun Mountains for the Deir ez-Zor Governorate under Syrian military escort. A ceasefire was reached between warring parties yesterday. (Reuters)
  • 2016 Moro conflict: Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militants break free supporters from a Marawi jail in the Philippines. (BBC)
  • 2015 South Sudanese Civil War: Rebels and the Sudan People's Liberation Army trade accusations of violations of recently-signed peace accords. (Reuters)
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Books

Which were the most popular books released around August 28 over the years?
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America by Dinesh D'Souza

America

Year: 2014

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#1 New York Times BestsellerIs America a source of pride, as Americans have long held, or shame, as Progressives allege? Beneath an innocent exterior, are our lives complicit in a national project of theft, expropriation, oppression, and murder, or is …

Toujours Provence by Peter Mayle

Toujours Provence

Year: 1991

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NATIONAL BESTSELLERTaking up where his beloved A Year in Provence leaves off, Peter Mayle offers us another funny, beautifully (and deliciously) evocative book about life in Provence.

The Silent World by Jacques Yves Cousteau and Frederic Dumas

The Silent World

Year: 1953

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Jacque Cousteau's underwater adventures with photographs

A Night Without Armor by Jewel Kilcher

A Night Without Armor

Year: 1998

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One of the most respected artists in popular music today, Jewel is much more than a music industry success with her debut album selling more than 10 million copies.

The Hunt For Red October by Tom Clancy

The Hunt For Red October

Year: 1985

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Here is the runaway bestseller that launched Tom Clancy’s phenomenal career. A military thriller so gripping in its action and so convincing in its accuracy that the author was rumored to

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