August 4th, 2020, was a Tuesday. It was day 217 of 2020. The decade was the 2020s.
10 months and 8 days have passed since August 4th, 2020.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.
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The movie "The Rental" was at the top of the box office on August 4th, 2020.
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On August 4th, 2020, a massive explosion occurred in Beirut, Lebanon. 220 people were killed and extensive structural damage was caused after unsafely stored ammonium nitrate ignited.
At the start of August, 2020, US President Donald Trump announced his intention to ban the video-sharing app TikTok due to national-security concerns.
On July 30th, 2020, Republican activist Herman Cain died from COVID-19. His death drew significant media attention due to his opposition to mask mandates during the pandemic. The previous month, Cain had been photographed "mask-less" while sitting in a large crowd at a Trump rally.
During this time, talk show host Ellen DeGeneres was under fire after former employees released details about how she had created a toxic workplace environment.
During this time, protests over the police killing of George Floyd had spread from Minneapolis to every major city across the United States. Protests in support of the BLM movement also sprung up in other countries.
During this period, countries were reopening from their COVID-19 lockdowns. Sporting events began to return and unessential businesses started to reopen. Restrictions remained in place in many countries and US states, as policy makers focused their efforts on trying to live with the virus. These restrictions included mask mandates and bans on public gatherings. All-in-all, it was a delicate balancing act.
The movie industry was hit hard by the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. Because movie theaters were temporarily closed in a lot of countries, many films had their release dates postponed. Movies that were released despite the pandemic included the likes of Bad Boys for Life, Tenet, Sonic the Hedgehog and Dolittle.
The music charts in 2020 were dominated by the likes of The Weeknd, Post Malone, Roddy Ricch, Dua Lipa, DaBaby, Harry Styles, Future and Maroon 5.
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were named as the Time Person of the Year in 2020 after they defeated incumbent US President Donald Trump.
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Donald Trump was the President of the United States on August 4th, 2020.
Boris Johnson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 4th, 2020.
Micheál Martin was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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