August 29

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on August 29. From 1900 until now. August 29 is under the sign of Virgo. Famous birthdays on this day include Michael Jackson (1958), Liam Payne (1993) and Ingrid Bergman (1915). Several movies were released around August 29 over the years, such as Back to the Future in 1991 directed by Robert Zemeckis and Warrior in 2011 directed by Gavin O'Connor.
But much more happened on August 29 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around August 29 over the years?
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Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Release year: 1991

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover

Country: United States of America

Warrior

Warrior

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Gavin O'Connor

Starring: Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Morrison

Country: United States of America

Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Mel Gibson

Starring: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer

Lion

Lion

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Garth Davis

Starring: Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, Sunny Pawar

Children of Men

Children of Men

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón

Starring: Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Caine

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 29?


Holidays

  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
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Events

  • 2018 A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hits the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia. (Stuff)
  • 2017 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): A suicide bomber kills five people at the entrance of a Kabul Bank subsidiary near the Embassy of the United States in Kabul. The Taliban claims their attack targeted soldiers and police withdrawing their salaries. (Reuters)
  • 2016 Moro conflict: At least 12 Philippine Army soldiers die in clashes with the Abu Sayyaf. (BBC)
  • 2015 South Sudanese Civil War: A ceasefire starts between the forces of President Salva Kiir and rebel forces with claims of breaches already being made. (AFP via The Times Live), (AFP via The Daily Star)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 29 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around August 29 over the years?
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The Bridges At Toko-Ri by James A. Michener

The Bridges At Toko-Ri

Year: 1953

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In one of his beloved early bestsellers, Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener crafts a tale of the American men who fought the Korean War, detailing their exploits in the air

The Man From St. Petersburg by Ken Follett

The Man From St. Petersburg

Year: 1982

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His name was Feliks. He came to London to commit a murder that would change history. A master manipulator, ha had many weapons at his command, but against him were ranged

How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler

How To Live 365 Days A Year

Year: 1956

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One of the great self-help books of all time, How to Live 365 Days a Year has sold more than 1 million copies and has been translated into 13 languages.

The Boat by Lothar-Gunther Buchheim

The Boat

Year: 1975

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Autumn 1941. A U-boat is on a hazardous patrol in the Battle of the Atlantic, but the tide is beginning to turn against the Germans.

The Politics Of Rich And Poor by Kevin Phillips

The Politics Of Rich And Poor

Year: 1990

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The enormous concentration of wealth in the United States during the 1980s--most of it in the hands of the top 1% of the population--will provoke what Phillips calls a watershed change

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