August 30

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 The Shawshank Redemption in 1994 directed by Frank Darabont and American Beauty in 1999 directed by Sam Mendes.
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?

The Shawshank Redemption

Release year: 1994

Directed by: Frank Darabont

Starring: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Country: United States of America

American Beauty

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley

Country: United States of America


Release year: 1984

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge, Roy Dotrice

Country: United States of America


Release year: 2004

Directed by: Oliver Hirschbiegel

Starring: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler

Country: United States of America

Howl's Moving Castle

Release year: 2004

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Chieko Baishô, Takuya Kimura, Tatsuya Gashûin, Akihiro Miwa

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 30?


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


  • 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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Which were the most popular books released around August 30 over the years?

Come, My Beloved

Year: 1953

By: Pearl S. Buck

An American millionaire builds a Christian seminary in India, furthering his spiritual mission—and setting into motion a generations-spanning cycle of miscommunication and fracture within his family Beginning in the 1890s, Come,

The Lost Island

Year: 2014

By: Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

Gideon Crew--brilliant scientist, master thief--is living on borrowed time. When his mysterious employer, Eli Glinn, gives him an eyebrow-raising mission, he has no reason to refuse.

Travels With Charley

Year: 1962

By: John Steinbeck

An intimate journey across America, as told by one of its most beloved writers To hear the speech of the real America, to smell the grass and the trees, to see the

Oliver'S Story

Year: 1977

By: Erich Segal

Oliver loved Jenny. Now, two lonely years later, Jenny is gone and Oliver Barrett IV feels he will never love again--should never love again.

Thriving On Chaos

Year: 1988

By: Tom Peters

The national bestseller that offers prescriptions for an economic world turned upside down. A New York Times bestseller for eleven months.

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