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 Into the Wild in 2007 directed by Sean Penn and The Game in 1997 directed by David Fincher.
But much more happened on August 28 over the years: find out below

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Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms

Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Ethan Spaulding

Starring: Jennifer Carpenter, Grey Griffin, Joel McHale, Fred Tatasciore

Lady Bird

Lady Bird

Release year: 2017

Directed by: Greta Gerwig

Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges

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Historical Events

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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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Ghost Soldiers by Hampton Sides

Ghost Soldiers

Year: 2001

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On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected U.S. troops slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission: March thirty rugged miles to rescue 513 POWs languishing in a hellish camp, among

Christine by Stephen King

Christine

Year: 1983

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Just Another Lovers’ Triangle, Right?It was love at first sight. From the moment seventeen-year-old Arnie Cunningham saw Christine, he knew he would do anything to possess her.Arnie’s

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.

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