Tuesday August 28, 2018: on this day

About August 28th, 2018, in brief:

  • Historical events: Two people were killed and 35 injured when a suspected improvised explosive device was planted by the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters detonated at a festival in Isulan Sultan Kudarat, Philippines.
  • Day of the week: August 28th, 2018 was a Tuesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo (in western zodiac), Dog (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Shania Twain, Jack Black
  • Moon Phase: Full Moon
  • Popular movie: Lucky directed by John Carroll Lynch

More about August 28th, 2018? See below for more news and curiosities on August 28th, 2018.

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What day of the week was August 28, 2018?


August 28, 2018 was a Tuesday and it was the 240th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 28, 2018 can also be written as 8/28/2018 in the US and as 28/8/2018 in UK and Europe.

August 28, 2018 in August 2018 calendar

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August 28, 2018: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on August 28, 2018:

  • Two people were killed and 35 injured when a suspected improvised explosive device was planted by the bangsamoro islamic freedom fighters detonated at a festival in isulan sultan kudarat, philippines.
  • The hostage of a catholic priest in marawi, philippines for nearly four months by muslim militants says that he believes in interreligious dialogue. he has also been subject to horrors such as seeing another captive killed in an airstrike and being shot in crossfire.
  • The european space agency (esa) unveils two titanium plaques etched with artwork, which will be part of the outside of the cheops exoplanet-characterization satellite during its orbit around earth.
  • Smurfit kappa, an irish paper and packaging company, released a statement explaining that on august 21, venezuelan authorities seized one of its production plants. the venezuelan government also arrested its managers. they were accused of setting prices too low and smuggling. the government has taken control of the operation of the plant, it says.
  • Controversy surrounding hurricane maria's death toll: a study by the milken institute school of public health found that puerto rico saw a total of 2,975 deaths from hurricane maria. this brings the official death toll to 64.
  • According to the milken institute school of public health, 2,975 puerto ricans died from hurricane maria. this brings the official death count up to 64.
  • As the orinoco river floods, seven states in venezuela are affected.
  • Water supply and sanitation in iraq. health officials have stated that basra, iraq has seen 17,000 cases of water-related infections. as the salinity levels in unprocessed water continue to rise, cholera is possible.
  • According to health officials, basra in iraq has seen 17,000 cases of cholera due to water contamination. as the water quality continues to rise in unprocessed water, cholera is possible.
  • The phase-out of lightweight plastic bags. anchorage, alaska passes a ban on plastic shopping bags and charges a fee for the purchase of paper bags from stores. the law will take effect march 1, 2019.
  • Bolivarian diaspora. the brazilian government has sent armed forces to be stationed at its venezuelan border for two week due to an increase in venezuelan migrants. (bbc). peru declares a 60-day crisis of public health in its northern provinces. there is concern about venezuelan migrants spreading disease. (bbc),
  • Due to an increase in venezuelan migrants, the brazilian government has sent armed forces to station themselves along the venezuelan border for two week.
  • Peru declares a 60 day public health emergency in its northern provinces. there is concern about venezuelan migrants spreading disease. (bbc),
  • Roy oliver, a former texas police officer, is found guilty of the murder of jordan edwards (15-year-old mesquite high school student).
  • France politics: nicolas hulot resigns from his position as minister of ecology in a live interview with france inter radio. he cited the record of french president emmanuel macron on environmental issues, and his frustration at being left alone when it comes to prioritizing reform.
  • During a france inter radio interview, nicolas hulot resigns from his position as minister of ecology. he cited the record of french president emmanuel macron on environmental issues and his frustration at being left alone when it comes to prioritizing reform.
  • Iran politics: the parliament of iran asks president hassan rouhani about weak economic growth and banking restrictions, rising prices, and other issues. the parliament of iran is not satisfied with four of his five answers, and refers the matter to the judiciary. he blames the united states for its sanctions and promises that the "plot", as he calls it, will fail. (reuters) (tehran times}
  • Tokyo, japan is home to the world's first autonomous taxi service. the pilot project will be open until september 8th. full commercial operations are expected to begin in 2020 when tokyo hosts the 2020 summer olympics.
  • Scientists observe for the first time the higgs boson becoming bottom quarks. this confirms a prediction made in the standard model for particle physics.

August 28, 2018: What were the magazines covers that day?

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August 28, 2018: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on August 28, 2018:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $80.58
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $219.01
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $109.94
  • General Electric GE: opens at $12.77
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $146.95

Exchange Rates on August 28, 2018:

  • 1 USD = 0.8549 EUR
  • 1 USD = 111.181 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.7769 GBP
  • 1 USD = 1.3627 AUD
  • 1 USD = 1.2928 CAD

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August 28, 2018: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 28th is Virgo.

Virgo is the 6th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between August 23rd and September 22nd belong to the Virgo sign: discover Virgo personality and who should a Virgo marry.

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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August 28, 2018: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 28, 2018 is Dog and the associated element is Earth.

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August 28, 2018: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on August 28, 2018 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 28, 2018 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on August 28, 2018 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 91% full, rising at 08:58 pm and setting at 09:11 am.

The previous full moon was on Aug 26, 2018 while the next full moon would come on Sep 25, 2018.

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Who was born on August 28, 2018?


Whose famous birthday is on August 28th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 28th:

  • Shania Twain
    Shania Twain

    Shania twain is a canadian country singer known for her hit songs such as 'man! i feel like a woman!' and 'you're still the one'.

  • Jack Black
    Jack Black

    Jack black is a comedic actor known for his roles in movies such as school of rock, nacho libre, and the kung fu panda series.

  • Sheryl Sandberg
    Sheryl Sandberg

    Sheryl sandberg is an american technology executive, author, and billionaire philanthropist known for her role as the chief operating...

  • Kay Parker
    Kay Parker

    British-american actress.

  • David Fincher
    David Fincher

    American music video and film director.

  • Jason Priestley
    Jason Priestley

    Vancouver, british columbia -- actor (brandon-beverly hills 90210).

  • Amanda Tapping
    Amanda Tapping

    Canadian actress, producer and director.

  • David Soul
    David Soul

    American actor, and a star of the tv series starsky and hutch.

  • Luis Guzmán
    Luis Guzmán

    Puerto rican-american producer and actor.

  • Emma Samms
    Emma Samms

    English actress.

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How old is someone born on August 28, 2018?


Someone born on August 28, 2018 is:

5 years 8 months old,

or 68 months and 26 days old,

or 299 weeks and 3 days old,

or 2096 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 28, 2018?

There are 96 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Wednesday August 28th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 28, 2018?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on August 28, 2018.

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August 28, 2018: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on August 28, 2018:

  • Barrie Unsworth

    Former Premier of New South Wales, Australia.

  • Tat'jana Dmitrievna Kuznecova
  • Szczepan Wesoły

What famous deaths happened on August 28th?

Famous deaths on August 28th:

  • John Huston
    John Huston

    American screenwriter, actor, and director of film.

  • Robert Shaw
    Robert Shaw

    American conductor and longtime musical director of atlanta symphony.

  • Chadwick Boseman
    Chadwick Boseman

    American actor and playwright (b. 1976).

  • Ruth Gordon
    Ruth Gordon

    American actress, born in 1915.

  • Hazel Dawn
    Hazel Dawn

    Us singer/actress (under clover margie) dies at 98.

  • Rafel Lemkin

    Legal scholar and journalist who coined the term 'genocide'.

  • Lovel ace

    Pioneering astronomer who discovered the first pulsar.

  • Rally Jones

    Civil rights activist known for her work in voter registration and education.

  • Havah Armstrong

    Renowned for her work in studying planetary atmospheres.

  • Anaissa Jones

    Anaissa Jones was a child actress best known for her role in the TV series 'Family Affair'.

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August 28, 2018: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on August 28, 2018:

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

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August 28, 2018: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on August 28, 2018 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Lucky

Release year: 2018

Directed by: John Carroll Lynch

Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, David Lynch, Ron Livingston, Ed Begley Jr.

Country: United States of America

Where the Buffalo Roam

Release year: 2018

Directed by: Art Linson

Starring: Peter Boyle, Bill Murray, Bruno Kirby, Rene Auberjonois

Country: United States of America

Charlie Says

Release year: 2018

Directed by: Mary Harron

Starring: Matt Smith, Hannah Murray, Suki Waterhouse, Annabeth Gish, Chace Crawford

Country: United States of America

A Simple Favor

Release year: 2018

Directed by: Paul Feig

Starring: Blake Lively, Anna Kendrick, Henry Golding, Dustin Milligan, Linda Cardellini, Jean Smart, Rupert Friend, Eric Johnson

Country: United States of America

Mile 22

Release year: 2018

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Lauren Cohan, Iko Uwais, Ronda Rousey, John Malkovich, Terry Kinney

Country: United States of America

August 28, 2018: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 28, 2018 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

McMafia

Release year: 2018

Hard Sun

Release year: 2018

Nazar

Release year: 2018

Directed by: Soni Razdan

Dying to Belong

Release year: 2018

Directed by: William A. Graham

Castle Rock

Release year: 2018

Directed by: Craig Clyde

August 28, 2018: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on August 28, 2018 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

Sharp Objects

By:

Camille Preaker, a journalist covering the murders of two teenage girls in her hometown, is haunted by her troubled past

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Crazy Rich Asians

By:

Rachel Chu finds out that Nicholas Young, her boyfriend, is from Singapore's wealthy family; first in a trilogy

Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan

Rich People Problems

By:

An Asian clan gathers to claim grandma’s huge fortune. This is the third installment of the trilogy.

Educated by Tara Westover

Educated

By:

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

Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter

Pieces of Her

By:

Andrea learns from Laura that Laura's mother has a secret past

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Who was the US President on August 28, 2018?

On August 28, 2018 the US President was Donald John Trump (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 28, 2018?

On August 28, 2018 the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 28, 2018?

On August 28, 2018 the Pope was Francis.

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What is special about August 28th?

August 28th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 28th day of the month of August. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on August 28th, such as:

  • 2018 - Two people were killed and 35 injured when a suspected improvised explosive device was planted by the bangsamoro islamic freedom fighters detonated at a festival in isulan sultan kudarat, philippines.
  • 2017 - Syrian civil war, syrian civil war spillover in lebanon: qalamoun offensive, july-august 2017,: isil militants, along with their families, leave their strongholds at the lebanon-syria border, qalamun mountains, and make way for the deir ez-zor governorate, under syrian military escort. yesterday, warring parties reached a ceasefire.
  • 2016 - Moro conflict: supporters of the islamic state of iraq & the levant are freed from a marawi prison in the philippines by islamic state of iraq & the levant militants.

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What happened in 2018?

2018 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Kashmir conflict: After 36 hours, an armed standoff between Indian security force and Kashimiri rebels at paramilitary bases ends with eight people dying.
  • Eight people are killed and 36 hours passed between Kashimiri rebels and Indian security forces at a paramilitary station.
  • Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions: A Washington Post ad identifies Lorde as a "bigot", calling her a "bigot" after Lorde cancelled her Israeli concert.

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What was the calendar for August 2018?

August 2018 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with August being the 8th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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