Friday August 01, 2014

US date format: 8/1/2014, UK date format: 1/8/2014

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 1, 2014). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Rude by MAGIC!. Hector and the Search for Happiness, directed by Peter Chelsom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014 while The Heist by Daniel Silva was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Girl Meets World. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dungeon of the Endless or Don Bradman Cricket 14.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 2014 or at August 01 across the years.

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Hector and the Search for Happiness

Hector and the Search for Happiness

Directed by: Peter Chelsom

Starring: Simon Pegg, Rosamund Pike, Tracy Ann Oberman, Jean Reno

The Giver

The Giver

Directed by: Phillip Noyce

Starring: Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Taylor Swift

Let's Be Cops

Let's Be Cops

Directed by: Luke Greenfield

Starring: Jake Johnson, Damon Wayans Jr., Rob Riggle, Nina Dobrev

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Written by:

Directed by: Jonathan Liebesman

Starring: Megan Fox, Will Arnett, William Fichtner, Noel Fisher

Country: United States of America

Sins of Our Youth

Sins of Our Youth

Directed by: Gary Entin

Starring: Lucas Till, Joel Courtney, Mitchel Musso, Ally Sheedy


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 01, 2014?


  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
  • See more


  • Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: At least eight Azeri soldiers are killed following clashes with Armenian troops on the border and near the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. Azerbaijan said Armenia had also suffered losses, although it did not provide any details. (Yahoo News)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 01, 2014?
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Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. - Rude
  2. - Fancy
  3. - Stay With Me
  4. - Problem
  5. - Am I Wrong
  6. - All Of Me
  7. - Maps
  8. - Wiggle
  9. - Latch
  10. - Summer

Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Fancy
  2. - All Of Me
  3. - Wiggle
  4. - Happy
  5. - 2 On
  6. - Loyal
  7. - Talk Dirty
  8. - Na Na
  9. - Believe Me
  10. - We Dem Boyz

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Ain't It Fun
  2. - Come With Me Now
  3. - Pompeii
  4. - Best Day Of My Life
  5. - A Sky Full Of Stars
Sport Games on August 01, 2014

Sport Games on August 01, 2014

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Oostende - Anderlecht : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of August 01, 2014

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Fortuna Dusseldorf - Braunschweig : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of August 01, 2014

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Ajaccio GFCO - Valenciennes : 2 - 0
  • Arles - Ajaccio : 0 - 0
  • Auxerre - Le Havre : 2 - 0
  • Chateauroux - Troyes : 0 - 1
  • Laval - Niort : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of August 01, 2014

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Girl Meets World

Girl Meets World

La Malquerida

La Malquerida

Directed by: Emilio Fernández



Carnival Eats

Carnival Eats

Dulce Amor

Dulce Amor


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Heist by Daniel Silva

The Heist


Gabriel Allon, art restorer and occasional spy, searches for a stolen masterpiece by Caravaggio in #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva’s latest action-packed tale of high stakes international intrigue.Sometimes

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand



#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.In

The Invention Of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

The Invention Of Wings


From the celebrated author of The Secret Life of Bees, a #1 New York Times bestselling novel about two unforgettable American women.Writing at the height of her narrative and imaginative gifts, Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, …

Four: A Divergent Collection by Veronica Roth

Four: A Divergent Collection


Complete your Divergent library with Four!Fans of the Divergent trilogy by #1 New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth will be thrilled by Four: A Divergent Collection, a companion volume that

Power Play by Catherine Coulter

Power Play


An FBI Thriller from New York Times bestselling author Catherine Coulter...Natalie Black, the U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom, has returned to Washington with her job—and her life—in jeopardy.


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Don Bradman Cricket 14

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Tru Blu Entertainment


Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing game, first-person shooter

Publisher: iDGi

Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 PlayStation Vita Xbox 360 Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Action-adventure Role-playing

Publisher: Little Orbit

Dungeon of the Endless

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, iOS, Xbox One

Genre: Roguelike, tower defense

Fossil Fighters: Frontier

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Nintendo


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $91.00
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $98.22
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $104.92
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $35.33
  • Visa V: opens at $209.87

Exchange Rates

  • 1 CHF = 6.8208 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 5.6618 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.8292 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 5.754 CNY
  • 1 AUD = 0.843 CHF

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