Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on August 31. From 1900 until now.
August 31 is under the sign of Virgo.
Famous birthdays on this day include Richard Gere (1949), Eric Zemmour (1958) and Queen Rania of Jordan (1970).
Several movies were released around August 31 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 31 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around August 31 over the years?
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Which were the important events of August 31?
- 2018 War in Donbass: The leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko, is killed in a blast at a café in Donetsk. (BBC)
- 2017 Wells Fargo account fraud scandal: Wells Fargo reports finding an additional 1.4 million potentially fake bank and credit card accounts, bringing the total problematic accounts to approximately 3.5 million. (CNN)
- 2016 Mother Teresa of Calcutta is to be canonized into sainthood after "proof" of two miracles. (NPR)
- 2015 2015 Bangkok bombing: Thai police say they have discovered bomb-making material in a raid in an apartment in an outer side of Bangkok. (AP)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 31 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2017 Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber - Despacito
- 2016 The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey - Closer
- 2015 OMI - Cheerleader
- 2014 MAGIC! - Rude
- 2013 Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines
- 2012 Taylor Swift - We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
- 2011 Katy Perry - Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)
- 2010 Eminem - Love The Way You Lie
- 2009 The Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling
- 2008 Rihanna - Disturbia
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Top #1 Rock songs
- 2017 Imagine Dragons - Believer
- 2016 twenty one pilots - Heathens
- 2015 WALK THE MOON - Shut Up And Dance
- 2014 Tove Lo - Habits (Stay High)
- 2013 Imagine Dragons - Radioactive
- 2012 Green Day - Oh Love
- 2011 Red Hot Chili Peppers - The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie
- 2010 Linkin Park - The Catalyst
- 2009 Linkin Park - New Divide
Which were the most popular books released around August 31 over the years?
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