August 9th (1980): Abba, The Winner Takes It All. Abba scored their eighth UK No.1 single with 'The Winner Takes It All'. Taken from their 'Super Trouper' album. By this time, both couples were divorced. http://www.thisdayinmusic.com
After the French Resistance staged an uprising on Aug 19, American and Free French troops made a peaceful entrance on Aug 25, 1944. Here, four days later, soldiers of Pennsylvania's 28th Infantry Division march along the Champs-Elysees, with the Arc de Triomphe in the background.
Shopping in disguise, getting drunk on vintage wine - and women...: The Michael…
This FREE 63 slide PowerPoint contains a warmup question for each day in the month of August as well as brief descriptions of major events that happened on each day. The questions are matching and consist of four or five parts each. Most questions are somewhat difficult - in my seventh and eighth grade classes I typically have three or four kids get all of them right on any given day.