August 23 in History
1919August 23, 1919:
An animated strip titled "Gasoline Alley" is premiered in Chicago. It was created by American cartoonist, Frank King.
1946August 23, 1946:
The first showing of Howard Hawks-directed movie titled "The Big Sleep" takes place in the United States. It has Humphrey Bogart and Dorothy Malone as some of its key actors.
1963August 23, 1963:
The Beatles issues their song entitled "She Loves You" in the United Kingdom. It would be the group’s best-selling song in the country for 14 years.
1967August 23, 1967:
The Beatles continue with the recording of their song titled "Your Mother Should Know".
1978August 23, 1978:
"King Tut", a popular song by American music collective Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons, is awarded gold certification. It’s off his album titled “A Wild and Crazy Guy”.
1989August 23, 1989:
Singer, Ric Ocasek ties the knot with popular model, Paulina Porizkova. Ocasek is known for his time with the rock group known as ‘The Cars’.
1993August 23, 1993:
Police in Los Angeles publicly announces their intention to investigate the alleged child molestation case by singer Michael Jackson.
1996August 23, 1996:
“She's The One”, a movie starring Jennifer Aniston and Cameron Diaz, begins showing in theatres across the U.S.
2000August 23, 2000:
A star is placed on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame in honor of singer Kenny Loggins. He’s known for his song titled "Footloose".
2019August 23, 2019:
American singer, Taylor Swift drops her 7th studio album titled “Lover”. It would be nominated for the “Best Pop Vocal Album” prize at the 2020 Grammy Awards.