Thursday 8 January 2015

US date format: 1/8/2015, UK date format: 8/1/2015

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 8, 2015). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Blank Space by Taylor Swift. Dope, directed by Rick Famuyiwa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015 while Small Victories by Anne Lamott was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Nightwatch. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Amiibo tap: Nintendo's Greatest Bits or BoxBoy!.
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Movies

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

Dope

Directed by: Rick Famuyiwa

Starring: Shameik Moore, Tony Revolori, Kiersey Clemons, Kimberly Elise

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The Diary of a Teenage Girl

Directed by: Marielle Heller

Starring: Bel Powley, Alexander Skarsgård, Kristen Wiig, Christopher Meloni

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The Witch

Written by: Robert Eggers

Directed by: Robert Eggers

Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Julian Richings

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A Walk in the Woods

Directed by: Ken Kwapis

Starring: Robert Redford, Nick Nolte, Emma Thompson, Mary Steenburgen

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The Overnight

Directed by: Patrick Brice

Starring: Adam Scott, Taylor Schilling, Jason Schwartzman, Judith Godrèche

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TV Series

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

Nightwatch

Directed by: Ole Bornedal

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Just Add Magic

Directed by: Joe Nussbaum

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Halo: Nightfall

Directed by: Sergio Mimica-Gezzan

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Gym Tony

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Hindsight

Directed by: Lee Hyun Seung

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 January 2015 ?

Holidays:
  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 08 January
Facts:
  • The US Olympic Committee chooses the city of Boston as the American bid city to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. (The New York Times)
  • Voters in Sri Lanka go to the polls for a presidential election with a tight contest predicted between President Mahinda Rajapaksa and challenger Maithripala Sirisena. (BBC)
  • Sri Lankan presidential election, 2015: Voters in Sri Lanka go to the polls for a presidential election with a tight contest predicted between President Mahinda Rajapaksa and challenger Maithripala Sirisena. (BBC)
  • Brunei officially bans all future public celebrations of Christmas, in accordance with its conservative Islamic law Shariah. (International Business Times)
  • The Obama administration fines Honda $70 million for failing to report deaths and injury complaints from 2003 to 2014. (KNTV)

Sport Games on 8 January 2015

League 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Luton - Shrewsbury : 0 - 0
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Planetary positions on January 08, 2015 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2015 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Taylor Swift - Blank Space
  2. Uptown Funk! - Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars
  3. Hozier - Take Me To Church
  4. Meghan Trainor - Lips Are Movin
  5. Meghan Trainor - All About That Bass
  6. I'm Not The Only One - Sam Smith
  7. Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
  8. Maroon 5 - Animals
  9. Taylor Swift - Shake It Off
  10. Jealous - Nick Jonas
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. I Don't F**k With You - Big Sean Featuring E-40
  2. Only - Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown
  3. Tuesday - I LOVE MAKONNEN Featuring Drake
  4. No Type - Rae Sremmurd
  5. Bobby Shmurda - Hot Boy
  6. 7/11 - Beyonce
  7. CoCo - O.T. Genasis
  8. Beg For It - Iggy Azalea Featuring M0
  9. Don't Tell 'Em - Jeremih Featuring YG
  10. Black Widow - Iggy Azalea Featuring Rita Ora
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Bailando - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona
  2. Propuesta Indecente - Romeo Santos
  3. Ay Vamos - J Balvin
  4. Travesuras - Nicky Jam
  5. Eres Mia - Romeo Santos
  6. 6 AM - J Balvin Featuring Farruko
  7. Odio - Romeo Santos Featuring Drake
  8. Y Asi Fue - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
  9. Eres Una Nina - Gerardo Ortiz
  10. No Me Pidas Perdon - Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Hozier - Take Me To Church
  2. Centuries - Fall Out Boy
  3. Vance Joy - Riptide
  4. Milky Chance - Stolen Dance
  5. Imagine Dragons - I Bet My Life
  6. A Sky Full Of Stars - Coldplay
  7. Shut Up And Dance - WALK THE MOON
  8. Joe Cocker - With A Little Help From My Friends
  9. Yellow Flicker Beat - Lorde
  10. Fall Out Boy - Immortals

Books

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

Small Victories

By: Anne Lamott

From the bestselling author of Stitches and Help, Thanks, Wow comes her long-awaited collection of new and selected essays on hope, joy, and grace.Anne

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The Innovators

By: Walter Isaacson

Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson’s New York Times bestselling and critically acclaimed The Innovators is a “riveting, propulsive, and at times deeply moving” (The Atlantic) story of

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Yes Please

By: Amy Poehler

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERDo you want to get to know the woman we first came to love on Comedy Central's Upright Citizens Brigade? Do you want to spend some time with the lady who made you howl with laughter …

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Station Eleven

By: Emily St. John Mandel

A National Book Award FinalistA PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist Kirsten Raymonde will never forget the night Arthur Leander, the famous Hollywood actor, had a heart attack on stage during a production of King

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

BoxBoy!

BoxBoy!

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Puzzle platformer

Publisher: Nintendo

Disney Infinity 3.0

Disney Infinity 3.0

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Xbox 360 Xbox One Wii U iOS Android Apple TV

Genre: Action-adventure, sandbox, toys-to-life

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios LucasArts

Amiibo tap: Nintendo's Greatest Bits

Amiibo tap: Nintendo's Greatest Bits

Platform: Wii U

Publisher: Nintendo

Fire Emblem Fates

Fire Emblem Fates

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Nintendo

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection

Platform: PlayStation 4 Xbox One

Genre: First-person shooter, action role-playing

Publisher: 2K Games

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $100.80
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $114.00
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $113.92
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $40.12
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CNY = 1.2871 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 7.8784 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 14.3918 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.0985 CNY

Home videos

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

Virtuosity

Studio: Paramount

Format: Blu-ray

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Magic Mike XXL

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Walt Before Mickey

Studio: Vision

Format: DVD

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Furious 7

Studio: Universal

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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It Runs in the Family

Studio: Olive Films

Format: Blu-ray

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