Updated at October 5, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Gus Van Sant is best known as Director who has born on July 24, 1952 in Louisville, KY. Currently, Gus Van Sant is 70 years, 2 months and 12 days old. Gus Van Sant will celebrate 71st birthday on Monday, 24th of July 2023. Below the countdown to Gus Van Sant upcoming birthday.
Acclaimed filmmaker whose movies Milk and Good Will Hunting earned him Oscar nominations for Best Director.
He attended the Rhode Island School of Design.
He won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival for his 2003 film Elephant.
He was born in Louisville and moved frequently because of his father's job as a traveling salesman.
He directed the first episode of Boss starring Kelsey Grammer.
Gus Van Sant is 70 years old today.
Gus Van Sant was born on July 24, 1952 in Louisville, KY.
Gus Van Sant zodiac sign is Leo.
Gus Van Sant was best known as Director.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Gus Van Sant's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1967||During an official state visit to Canada, French President Charles de Gaulle declares to a crowd of over 100,000 in Montreal: Vive le Québec libre! ("Long live free Quebec!"); the statement angered the Canadian government and many Anglophone Canadians.|
|1969||Apollo program: Apollo 11 splashes down safely in the Pacific Ocean.|
|1974||Watergate scandal: The United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled that President Richard Nixon did not have the authority to withhold subpoenaed White House tapes and they order him to surrender the tapes to the Watergate special prosecutor.|
|1977||End of a four-day-long Libyan-Egyptian War.|
|1980||The Quietly Confident Quartet of Australia wins the men's 4 x 100 metre medley relay at the Moscow Olympics, the only time the United States has not won the event at Olympic level.|
|1982||Heavy rain causes a mudslide that destroys a bridge at Nagasaki, Japan, killing 299.|
|1983||The Black July anti-Tamil riots begin in Sri Lanka, killing between 400 and 3,000. Black July is generally regarded as the beginning of the Sri Lankan Civil War.|
|1983||George Brett batting for the Kansas City Royals against the New York Yankees, has a game-winning home run nullified in the "Pine Tar Incident".|
|1987||US supertanker SS Bridgeton collides with mines laid by IRGC causing a 43-square-meter dent in the body of the oil tanker.|
|1987||Hulda Crooks, at 91 years of age, climbed Mt. Fuji. Crooks became the oldest person to climb Japan's highest peak.|
|1998||Russell Eugene Weston Jr. bursts into the United States Capitol and opens fire killing two police officers. He is later ruled to be incompetent to stand trial.|
|2001||Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, the last Tsar of Bulgaria when he was a child, is sworn in as Prime Minister of Bulgaria, becoming the first monarch in history to regain political power through democratic election to a different office.|
|2001||The Bandaranaike Airport attack is carried out by 14 Tamil Tiger commandos. Eleven civilian and military aircraft are destroyed and 15 are damaged. All 14 commandos are shot dead, while seven soldiers from the Sri Lanka Air Force are killed. In addition, three civilians and an engineer die. This incident slowed down the Sri Lankan economy.|
|2013||A high-speed train derails in Spain rounding a curve with an 80 km/h (50 mph) speed limit at 190 km/h (120 mph), killing 78 passengers.|
|2014||Air Algérie Flight 5017 loses contact with air traffic controllers 50 minutes after takeoff. It was travelling between Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Algiers. The wreckage is later found in Mali. All 116 people onboard are killed.|
|1988||The birth of Nichkhun, Thai-American singer-songwriter and actor|
|1988||The birth of Ricky Petterd, Australian footballer|
|1989||The birth of Maurkice Pouncey, American football player|
|1989||The birth of Kim Tae-hwan, South Korean footballer|
|1990||The birth of Daveigh Chase, American actress|
|1990||The birth of Travis Mahoney, Australian swimmer|
|1991||The birth of Manuel Fischnaller, Italian footballer|
|1991||The birth of Emily Bett Rickards, Canadian actress|
|1992||The birth of Dmitry Abyzov, Russian footballer|
|1992||The birth of Mikaël Kingsbury, Canadian skier|
|1992||The birth of Mitch Grassi, American singer and songwriter|
|1994||The birth of Alejandra Álvarez, Ecuadorian tennis player|
|1995||The birth of Valentine Holmes, Australian rugby league player|
|1995||The birth of Kyle Kuzma, American basketball player|
|1997||The birth of Emre Mor, Turkish football player|
|2012||The death of Robert Ledley, American physiologist and physicist, invented the CT scanner (b. 1926)|
|2012||The death of Themo Lobos, Chilean author and illustrator (b. 1928)|
|2012||The death of John Atta Mills, Ghanaian lawyer and politician, a President of Ghana (b. 1944)|
|2012||The death of Gregorio Peces-Barba, Spanish jurist and politician (b. 1938)|
|2013||The death of Garry Davis, American pilot and activist, created the World Passport (b. 1921)|
|2013||The death of Fred Dretske, American philosopher and academic (b. 1932)|
|2013||The death of Virginia E. Johnson, American psychologist and sexologist (b. 1925)|
|2013||The death of Pius Langa, South African lawyer and jurist, 19th Chief Justice of South Africa (b. 1939)|
|2014||The death of Ik-Hwan Bae, Korean-American violinist and educator (b. 1956)|
|2014||The death of Dale Schlueter, American basketball player (b. 1945)|
|2014||The death of Hans-Hermann Sprado, German journalist and author (b. 1956)|
|2015||The death of Peg Lynch, American actress and screenwriter (b. 1916)|
|2015||The death of Ingrid Sischy, South African-American journalist and critic (b. 1952)|
|2016||The death of Marni Nixon, American actress and singer (b. 1930)|
|2017||The death of Harshida Raval, Indian Gujarati playback singer|
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