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Thursday 5 August 2010

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 5, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Love The Way You Lie by Eminem. Boy Wonder, directed by Michael Morrissey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while The Rembrandt Affair by Daniel Silva was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grandma's House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Backbreaker or Michael Jackson: The Experience.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 5 August 2010

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Boy Wonder

Directed by: Michael Morrissey

Starring: Caleb Steinmeyer, Zulay Henao, Bill Sage, Daniel Stewart Sherman

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Eat Pray Love

Directed by: Ryan Murphy

Starring: Julia Roberts, Javier Bardem, Richard Jenkins, Viola Davis

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The Other Guys

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Derek Jeter, Eva Mendes

Country: United States

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Rare Exports

Directed by: Jalmari Helander

Starring: Jorma Tommila, Onni Tommila, Peeter Jakobi, Tommi Korpela

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The Expendables

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Grandma's House

Directed by: Paul D. Hannah

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The Great Outdoors

Directed by: Universal Studios

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Twisted

Directed by: Phillip Kaufman

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Norman

Directed by: Jonathan Segal

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Bethenny Ever After

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Elena Kagan is approved by the US Senate for a post on the US Supreme Court, by a vote of 63-37.
  • 2010 Copiapo mining accident occurs, trapping 33 Chilean miners approximately 2,300 ft below the ground.
  • South Korea begins a huge anti-submarine exercise in the Yellow Sea, near the disputed maritime border, in what it sees as a show of strength against North Korea and ampquotto be fully prepared for combatampquot North Korea disapproves of the exercise. (''The Times of India'')
  • At least 25 or 32 Afghans, including civilians, are killed by NATO airstrikes in Nangarhar Province, many bombed by NATO planes while attending the funeral of a flood victim relatives are displeased. (''The New York Times'')
  • At least 17 more people are killed during a third day of violence in Karachi, with police given orders to shoot on sight as buildings burn. Current death toll: At least 80. (BBC)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 05, 2010 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2010 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Alicia Keys - Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)
  2. There Goes My Baby - Usher
  3. Find Your Love - Drake
  4. Ride - Ciara Featuring Ludacris
  5. OMG - Usher Featuring will.i.am
  6. Pretty Boy Swag - Soulja Boy Tell'em
  7. Your Love - Nicki Minaj
  8. Lose My Mind - Young Jeezy Featuring Plies
  9. Sex Room - Ludacris Featuring Trey Songz
  10. Miss Me - Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Cuando Me Enamoro - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Juan Luis Guerra
  2. Dime Que Me Quieres - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  3. Al Menos - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
  4. No Puedo Volver - Intocable
  5. Yerbatero - Juanes
  6. Waka Waka (This Time For Africa) - Shakira Featuring Freshlyground
  7. Nina Bonita - Chino & Nacho
  8. Te Recordare - El Trono de Mexico
  9. Alejate De Mi - Camila
  10. Bachata En Fukuoka - Juan Luis Guerra 440
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. The Crow & The Butterfly - Shinedown
  2. Lay Me Down - The Dirty Heads Featuring Rome
  3. Cage The Elephant - In One Ear
  4. Another Way To Die - Disturbed
  5. The Good Life - Three Days Grace
  6. Avenged Sevenfold - Nightmare
  7. Phoenix - Lisztomania
  8. Thirty Seconds To Mars - This Is War
  9. Muse - Uprising
  10. Savior - Rise Against

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Rembrandt Affair

By: Daniel Silva

Gabriel Allon must travel the world to track down a painting worth killing for in this #1 New York Times bestseller. Having retreated to the windswept cliffs of Cornwall with his beautiful wife, Gabriel Allon's seclusion is interrupted by an ...

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The Big Short

By: Michael Lewis

The real story of the crash began in bizarre feeder markets where the sun doesn't shine and the SEC doesn't dare, or bother, to tread: the bond and real estate derivative

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Born To Run

By: Christopher McDougall

An epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt? Isolated by Mexico's deadly Copper Canyons, the blissful Tarahumara Indians have honed the ability to run hundreds of

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The Glass Rainbow

By: James Lee Burke

The creator of “one of America’s best mystery series” (Library Journal, starred review), New York Times bestselling author James Lee Burke features Louisiana detective Dave Robicheaux in a “superlative” (Publishers Weekly,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Apache: Air Assault

Apache: Air Assault

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Action game Simulation

Publisher: Activision

Michael Jackson: The Experience

Michael Jackson: The Experience

Platform: Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable, Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo 3DS, iPad, PlayStation Vita, Mac OS X, iPad 2, iPhone

Genre: Music, rhythm

Publisher: Ubisoft, Triumph International

Disc Drivin'

Disc Drivin'

Platform: iOS

Bit.Trip Fate

Bit.Trip Fate

Platform: Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Scrolling shooter, Music

Publisher: Aksys Games (Wii, 3DS) Gaijin Games (PC)

Backbreaker

Backbreaker

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, iOS, Android

Genre: Sports

Publisher: 505 Games

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Asian Shares Fall on Signs of Fitful U.S. Recovery

Most Asian stock markets rose Thursday as economic data relieved worries about a second recession in the world’s biggest economy but gains were modest ahead of a closely watched U.S. jobs report. [..]

Britain Confirms Unauthorized Sale of Meat From Animal Bred From a Clone

Meat from the offspring of a cloned cow in the United States entered the British food chain without official authorization, according to the Food Standards Agency in Britain. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $35.06
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $76.49
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $72.38
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $46.69
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.4703 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.6595 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 1.0283 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.197 CNY

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Monsters vs. Aliens

Format: Blu-ray 3-D

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It's Complicated

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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Fuel

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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The Men Who Stare at Goats

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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Peacock

Format: DVD

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