August 11 in History
1964August 11, 1964:
Oscar-nominated film, “A Hard Day's Night” is released in the United States. It features members of British’s band, The Beatle.
1970August 11, 1970:
Popular American singer/songwriter, Jimmy Buffett issues his first album called “Down To Earth”.
1973August 11, 1973:
American singer, Edgar Holland Winter releases a song entitled "Free Ride". The track was written by Dan Hartman.
1989August 11, 1989:
1997August 11, 1997: American vocal band, Backstreet Boys drops their 2nd studio album entitled “Backstreet's Back”. Some well-known songs on the album are titled “Everybody (Backstreet's Back)" and "All I Have to Give".
1999August 11, 1999:
A star is placed on the distinguished Hollywood Walk of Fame in honor of the rock band, Kiss. They are known for hit songs like "All Hell's Breakin' Loose" and "Beth".
2004August 11, 2004:
Singer Vanessa Williams divorces Rick Fox, a well-known former basketball star.
2009August 11, 2009:
Rock ensemble, Train releases their popular song entitled "Hey Soul Sister". Its iTune version would go on to win the “Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals” prize at the 2011 Grammy Award.
- August 11, 2009: Country music group, Lady Antebellum, drops their song titled "Need You Now". The single is included in their album of the same name.
2012August 11, 2012:
American rap group, Geto Boys come together to perform at the twelfth edition of the festival known as ‘Gathering Of The Juggalos’.