Tuesday August 05, 2014

US date format: 8/5/2014, UK date format: 5/8/2014

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 5, 2014). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Rude by MAGIC!. Wrong Turn 6: Last Resort, directed by Valeri Milev, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014 while America by Dinesh D'Souza was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Intruders. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Angry Birds Stella or Bound by Flame.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Wrong Turn 6: Last Resort

Directed by: Valeri Milev

Starring: Anthony Ilott, Chris Jarvis, Aqueela Zoll, Sadie Katz

Live Nude Girls

Directed by: Jay Leggett

Starring: Mike Hatton, Dave Foley, Bree Olson, Har Mar Superstar

Leprechaun: Origins

Directed by: Zach Lipovsky

Starring: Dylan Postl, Stephanie Bennett, Andrew Dunbar, Melissa Roxburgh

Hector and the Search for Happiness

Directed by: Peter Chelsom

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

The Giver

Directed by: Phillip Noyce

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 05, 2014?


  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
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  • War in Afghanistan: A U.S. major general Harold J. Greene is killed, and a German brigadier general and several American troops are among the 15 wounded, in a attack by an Afghan soldier gunman - who was killed by Afghan soldiers - at Kabul's Marshal Fahim National Defense University. (MSN)(CNN), (AP)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 05, 2014?

    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. Rude - MAGIC!
  2. Fancy - Iggy Azalea Featuring Charli XCX
  3. Stay With Me - Sam Smith
  4. Nico & Vinz - Am I Wrong
  5. Problem - Ariana Grande Featuring Iggy Azalea
  6. Maps - Maroon 5
  7. Latch - Disclosure Featuring Sam Smith
  8. John Legend - All Of Me
  9. Sia - Chandelier
  10. Calvin Harris - Summer

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. Fancy - Iggy Azalea Featuring Charli XCX
  2. John Legend - All Of Me
  3. Pharrell Williams - Happy
  4. Wiggle - Jason Derulo Featuring Snoop Dogg
  5. Come Get It Bae - Pharrell Williams
  6. 2 On - Tinashe Featuring ScHoolboy Q
  7. Black Widow - Iggy Azalea Featuring Rita Ora
  8. Loyal - Chris Brown Featuring Lil Wayne & French Montana Or Too $hort Or Tyga
  9. Believe Me - Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
  10. Studio - ScHoolboy Q Featuring BJ The Chicago Kid

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. Paramore - Ain't It Fun
  2. Bastille - Pompeii
  3. Come With Me Now - KONGOS
  4. A Sky Full Of Stars - Coldplay
  5. Habits (Stay High) - Tove Lo

TV Series

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


Directed by: Adam Schindler

Hasta el fin del mundo

Directed by: Not specifed

Girl Meets World

La Malquerida

Directed by: Emilio Fernández

The Monday Night War: WWE vs. WCW


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


By: Dinesh D'Souza

#1 New York Times BestsellerIs America a source of pride, as Americans have long held, or shame, as Progressives allege? Beneath an innocent exterior, are our lives complicit in a national project of theft, expropriation, oppression, and murder, or is …

The Silkworm

By: Robert Galbraith

Private investigator Cormoran Strike returns in a new mystery from Robert Galbraith, author of the #1 international bestseller The Cuckoo's Calling.When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike.

All the Light We Cannot See

By: Anthony Doerr

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, a New York Times Book Review Top Ten Book, National Book Award finalist, more than two and a half years on the New York Times bestseller listFrom the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the …

Hard Choices

By: Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s inside look at the choices and challenges she has faced is “a subtle, finely calibrated work…with succinct and often shrewd appraisals of the complex web of political, economic,

Wayfaring Stranger

By: James Lee Burke

In his most ambitious work yet, New York Times bestseller James Lee Burke tells a classic American story through one man's unforgettable life—connecting a fateful encounter with Bonnie and Clyde to


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Angry Birds Stella

Platform: iOS, Android, BlackBerry 10, Windows Phone 8

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Rovio Entertainment

Broken Age

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, Ouya, iOS, Android, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Double Fine Productions

Bound by Flame

Platform: Linux Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Xbox 360

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Dragon Ball Battle of Z

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Fighting, role-playing

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

Guilty Gear Xrd

Platform: Arcade; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: JP Sega; JP Arc System Works; NA Aksys Games; EU Sony Computer Entertainment; WW Arc System Works

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $92.25
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $97.87
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $104.82
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $35.11
  • Visa V: opens at $211.50

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CHF = 6.7843 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 5.6295 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.829 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 5.742 CNY
  • 1 AUD = 0.8461 CHF

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