Updated at September 25, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Abbas Kiarostami is best known as Director who has born on June 22, 1940 in Iran. Currently, Abbas Kiarostami is 82 years, 3 months and 3 days old. Abbas Kiarostami will celebrate 83rd birthday on Thursday, 22nd of June 2023. Below the countdown to Abbas Kiarostami upcoming birthday.
Critically acclaimed director of 1997's Taste of Cherry and 2010's Certified Copy.
He worked in advertising as a painter, illustrator, and designer in the 1960s.
He was one of the few directors who remained in Iran after the 1979 revolution.
He had two sons, Ahmad and Bahman.
He directed Juliette Binoche in Certified Copy, the role that won her the award for Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival in 2010.
Abbas Kiarostami is 82 years old today.
Abbas Kiarostami was born on June 22, 1940 in Iran.
Abbas Kiarostami zodiac sign is Cancer.
Abbas Kiarostami was best known as Director.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Abbas Kiarostami's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1942||The Pledge of Allegiance is formally adopted by US Congress.|
|1944||World War II: Opening day of the Soviet Union's Operation Bagration against the Army Group Centre.|
|1944||U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs into law the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, commonly known as the G.I. Bill.|
|1945||World War II: The Battle of Okinawa comes to an end.|
|1948||The ship HMT Empire Windrush brought the first group of 802 West Indian immigrants to Tilbury, marking the start of modern immigration to the United Kingdom.|
|1969||The Cuyahoga River catches fire in Cleveland, Ohio, drawing national attention to water pollution, and spurring the passing of the Clean Water Act and the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency.|
|1978||Charon, the first of Pluto's satellites to be discovered, was first seen at the United States Naval Observatory by James W. Christy.|
|1984||Virgin Atlantic Airways launches with its first flight from London Gatwick Airport.|
|1986||The famous Hand of God goal, scored by Diego Maradona in the quarter-finals of the 1986 FIFA World Cup match between Argentina and England, ignites controversy. This was later followed by the Goal of the Century. Argentina wins 2-1 and later goes on to win the World Cup.|
|1990||Cold War: Checkpoint Charlie is dismantled in Berlin.|
|2002||An earthquake measuring 6.5 Mw strikes a region of northwestern Iran killing at least 261 people and injuring 1,300 others and eventually causing widespread public anger due to the slow official response.|
|2009||A Washington D.C Metro train traveling southbound near Fort Totten station collides into another train waiting to enter the station. Nine people are killed in the collision (eight passengers and the train operator) and at least 80 others are injured.|
|2012||Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo is removed from office by impeachment and succeeded by Federico Franco.|
|2012||A Turkish Air Force McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II fighter plane is shot down by the Syrian Armed Forces, killing both of the plane's pilots and worsening already-strained relations between Turkey and Syria.|
|2015||The Afghan National Assembly building is attacked by gunmen after a suicide bombing. All six of the gunmen are killed and 18 people are injured.|
|1985||The birth of Thomas Leuluai, New Zealand rugby league player|
|1987||The birth of Danny Green, American basketball player|
|1987||The birth of Nikita Rukavytsya, Ukrainian-Australian footballer|
|1988||The birth of Omri Casspi, Israeli basketball player|
|1989||The birth of Cédric Mongongu, Congolese footballer|
|1989||The birth of Jung Yong-hwa, South Korean singer-songwriter and actor|
|1990||The birth of Sebastian Jung, German footballer|
|1991||The birth of Hugo Mallo, Spanish footballer|
|1992||The birth of Ura Kazuki, Japanese sumo wrestler|
|1992||The birth of Harry Reid, British actor|
|1993||The birth of Loris Karius, German footballer|
|1994||The birth of Sebastien Haller, French footballer|
|1994||The birth of Carlos Vinícius Santos de Jesus, Brazilian footballer|
|1996||The birth of Mikel Merino, Spanish footballer|
|1999||The birth of Sam Retford, Australian-English actor|
|2004||The death of Mattie Stepanek, American poet and author (b. 1990)|
|2007||The death of Erik Parlevliet, Dutch field hockey player (b. 1964)|
|2008||The death of Natalia Bekhtereva, Russian neuroscientist and psychologist (b. 1924)|
|2008||The death of George Carlin, American comedian, actor, and author (b. 1937)|
|2008||The death of Dody Goodman, American actress and dancer (b. 1914)|
|2011||The death of Coşkun Özarı, Turkish footballer and coach (b. 1931)|
|2012||The death of Juan Luis Galiardo, Spanish actor and producer (b. 1922)|
|2013||The death of Henning Larsen, Danish architect, designed the Copenhagen Opera House (b. 1925)|
|2013||The death of Allan Simonsen, Danish race car driver (b. 1978)|
|2014||The death of Fouad Ajami, Lebanese-American author and academic (b. 1945)|
|2014||The death of Rama Narayanan, Indian director and producer (b. 1949)|
|2015||The death of James Horner, American composer and conductor (b. 1953)|
|2017||The death of Mao Kobayashi, Japanese newscaster and actress (b. 1982)|
|2017||The death of Quett Masire, Botswanan politician (b. 1926)|
|2018||The death of Vinnie Paul, American musician (b. 1964)|
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