All About August 4th

All About August 4th

August 4th Holidays

  • Hooray for Kids Day
    August 4th is Hooray for Day! Check out your local activates because many towns put on some special events for kids on this day.
  • National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
    The chocolate chip cookie was invented by American chefs Ruth Graves Wakefield and Sue Brides in 1938.  She invented the recipe during the period when she owned the Toll House Inn, in Whitman, Massachusetts.
  • National White Wine Day
    On August 4th we toast to White Wine, with White Wine! So cheers, here’s to the light and tasty white wine that goes perfect with everything.
  • Single Working Women’s Day
    August 4th  is Single Working Women’s Day, a day reserved to recognize the important role that single working women play in our communities and societies.
  • Coast Guard Day
    Held every August 4 to commemorate the founding of the United States Coast Guard as the Revenue Marine on August 4, 1790, by then-Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton.

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August 4th Horoscope Sign is Leo

Horoscope Sign Leo Symbol Square Sticker

Date range: July 23 – August 22
Quality: Fixed
Color: Gold, Yellow, Orange
Day: Sunday
Ruler: Sun
Lucky Numbers: 1, 3, 10, 19
Traits: Leos are compassionate, caring, warmhearted people but also be arrogant, self centered and stubborn.
Famous Leos: Jennifer Lopez, Barack Obama, Sandra Bullock, Daniel Radcliffe, Alfred Hitchcock, Ben Affleck, Mila Kunis. Shaun Mendes, Kylie Jenner, Cole Sprouse, Demi Lovato, Jennifer Lawrence, Tom Brady, Dua Lipa, Olivia Holt and Maia Mitchell, Paul Wesley, Chris Hemsworth

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August 4th Celebrity Birthdays

  • 1900 – Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother was born in Hitchin, United Kingdom.
  • 1955 – Billy Bob Thornton, American actor was born in Hot Springs, AR.
  • 1961 – Barack Obama, 44th president, was born in  Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, Honolulu, HI.
  • 1968 – Daniel Dae Kim, Actor was born in Busan, South Korea.
  • 1981 – Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex and American actress was born today in Canoga Park, Los Angeles, CA.
  • 1985 – Crystal Bowersox, American singer-songwriter and contestant on American Idol, was born in Elliston, OH.
  • 1992 – Dylan and Cole Sprouse, American actors were born in Arezzo, Italy.

August 4th #1 Songs and Movies

  • 1933 – The #1 movie was, “Hold Your Man.”
  • 1941 – The #1 song was, “Daddy.” by Sammy Kaye.
  • 1945 – The #1 song was, “On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe,” by Johnny Mercer.
  • 1960 – The #1 movie was, “Psycho.”
  • 1974 – The #1 song was, “Feel Like Makin’ Love,” by  Roberta Flack.
  • 1980 – The #1 movie was, “Caddyshack,” starring Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield and Bill Murray.
  • 1983 – The #1 song was, “Every Breath You Take,” by The Police.
  • 2006 – The #1 song was, “Promiscuous,” by Nelly Furtado featuring Timbaland.
  • 2010 – The #1 movie was, “The Other Guys,” starring Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell.

August 4th News and Historical Events

Holidays, Horoscope and History

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