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 Memento in 2000 directed by Christopher Nolan and Rocco and His Brothers in 1960 directed by Luchino Visconti.
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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Memento

Memento

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior

Country: United States of America

Rocco and His Brothers

Rocco and His Brothers

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Alain Delon, Renato Salvatori, Annie Girardot, Claudia Cardinale

Country: United States of America

Shree 420

Shree 420

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Raj Kapoor

Starring: Nargis, Raj Kapoor, Nadira, Nemo

The King's Speech

The King's Speech

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Tom Hooper

Starring: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Derek Jacobi

Country: United States of America

The Martian

The Martian

Release year: 2015

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara

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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Music charts

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Books

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Kate Remembered by A. Scott Berg

Kate Remembered

Year: 2003

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For seven decades Katharine Hepburn played a leading role in the popular culture of the twentieth century - reigning as an admired actress, a beloved movie star, and a treasured icon

Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith

Gorky Park

Year: 1981

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“Brilliant . . . enough enigmas within enigmas within enigmas to reel the mind.”–The New YorkerA triple murder in a Moscow amusement center: three corpses found frozen in the snow, faces

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

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