August 30

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on August 30. From 1900 until now. August 30 is under the sign of Virgo. Famous birthdays on this day include Cameron Diaz (1972), Warren Buffett (1930) and Anna Politkovskaia (1958). Several movies were released around August 30 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 30 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around August 30 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 30?


Holidays

  • International Day of the Disappeared
  • Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
  • Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day

Events

  • 2018 Economy of Argentina: Argentina hikes interest rate to 60%, the highest in the world, as its currency plunges. (CNN)
  • 2017 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): At least 11 Afghan civilians are killed and 16 wounded when a NATO helicopter attacked a house where Taliban insurgents had taken shelter in Logar Province, east of Kabul. (Reuters)
  • 2016 Sinjar massacre: Thousands of Yazidi are believed to be buried in 72 newly-discovered mass graves left by ISIL after the 2014 massacre. (The Daily Mail)
  • 2015 Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen: An air strike from a Saudi-led coalition kills 36 civilians working in a bottling plant in the northern Hajjah Governorate. (Reuters)
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Books

Which were the most popular books released around August 30 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

Eden Burning by Belva Plain

Eden Burning

Year: 1982

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She was a girl as beautiful and innocent as her family's lush Caribbean plantation—until she discovered the darkness of desire and became a woman.

Love Or Perish by Smiley Blanton

Love Or Perish

Year: 1956

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Love Or Perish [Paperback] [May 26, 2012] Blanton, Smiley

The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins

The Eagle Has Landed

Year: 1975

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As the Allied forces slowly begin turning the tide of war, Hitler vehemently orders the impossible—kidnap Winston Churchill, or kill him.

A Natural History Of The Senses by Diane Ackerman

A Natural History Of The Senses

Year: 1990

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Diane Ackerman's lusciously written grand tour of the realm of the senses includes conversations with an iceberg in Antarctica and a professional nose in New York, along with dissertations on kisses

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