What Happened on August 31, 2012

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"Argo" directed by Ben Affleck and starring Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston and John Goodman premieres at the Telluride Film Festival (Best Picture 2013)

  • Apple loses its patent dispute with Samsung in Tokyo, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Max Bygraves [Walter William Bygraves], British actor (Charley Moon, Spare the Rod, Tom Brown's School Days), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 89