The 26th of August, 2014, fell on a Tuesday. Day 238 of 2014. Decade: 2010s.
5 years, 4 months and 27 days have passed since the 26th of August, 2014.
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Popular movies in 2014 included Transformers: Age of Extinction, Gone Girl, The Equalizer, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Guardians of the Galaxy, Maleficent, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Annabelle, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Interstellar.
American actress Jennifer Lawrence is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2014.
Health care workers fighting against the spread of Ebola are featured as the Time Person of the Year 2014.
Popular music artists in 2014 included Bastille, Passenger, Lorde, Jason Derulo, Pharrell Williams, John Legend, Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Hozier, Maroon 5 and Bobby Shmurda.
"Stay With Me" by Sam Smith would go on to win a Grammy for 2014's Record of the Year.
ISIS (aka ISIL) receives widespread media attention when it begins to capture territory in Iraq.
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is going viral on social media.
The 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict continues throughout July and August of 2014. In response to rocket fire from the Gaza Strip, Israel launches a military operation called "Operation Protective Edge." Throughout the course of the conflict, 2,200 people are killed (with most of them being Gazans). The conflict consists of an Israeli ground invasion of the Gaza Strip, as well as multiple air strikes. Throughout this period, Hamas launches 4,500+ rockets and mortars into Israel. The conflict ends on the 26th of August when both sides agree to a ceasefire.
The Ebola virus epidemic in Western Africa was receiving around-the-clock news coverage. Between August and the end of October, the situation continued to worsen. In a number of cases, the media was accused of scaremongering and sensationalism. During this period of 2014, people in the developed world were becoming increasingly afraid about the possibility that the virus would spread to other parts of the world.
ISIS release two videos of US journalists being beheaded on camera. A video of journalist James Foley being executed is released on the 9th of August and a video of Steven Sotloff being killed is released on the 2nd of September. The killings receive widespread condemnation and further intervention by western military forces is being called for.
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