On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 2018

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Argentina's central bank raises interest rates to 60% in attempt to stabilize the peso
  • Film "Roma" directed and written by Alfonso CuarĂ³n, (Best Director 2019 Academy Awards) starring Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira premieres at the Venice Film Festival

Film release premierFilm Premier

Film "The Favourite" directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, starring Olivia Coleman (Best Actress Academy Awards 2019), Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone premieres at the Venice Film Festival

Actress Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz
Actress Emma Stone
Emma Stone
  • Ugandan pop star MP Bobi Wine re-arrested attempting to leave the country