Friday 8 July 2016

US date format: 7/8/2016, UK date format: 8/7/2016

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 8, 2016). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of July people in US were listening to One Dance by Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla. Good Kids, directed by Chris McCoy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016 On TV people were watching Wolf Creek. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battlefleet Gothic: Armada or Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
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Movies

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

Good Kids

Directed by: Chris McCoy

Starring: Nicholas Braun, Zoey Deutch, Mateo Arias, Israel Broussard

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Do You Take This Man

Directed by: Joshua Tunick

Starring: Anthony Rapp, Jonathan Bennett, Alyson Hannigan, Thomas Dekker

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Rupture

Directed by: Steven Shainberg

Starring: Noomi Rapace, Michael Chiklis, Kerry Bishé, Peter Stormare

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The Infiltrator

Directed by: Brad Furman

Starring: Bryan Cranston, John Leguizamo, Diane Kruger, Amy Ryan

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Jason Bourne

Written by: Paul Greengrass, Christopher Rouse, Robert Ludlum (characters)

Directed by: Paul Greengrass

Starring: Matt Damon, Tommy Lee Jones, Alicia Vikander, Vincent Cassel

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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

Wolf Creek

Directed by: Greg McLean

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Raising the Bar

Directed by: Clay Glen

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Containment

Directed by: Neil Mcenery-West

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Stranger Things

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 July 2016 ?

Holidays:
  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 08 July
Facts:
  • #ThisFlag protest leader Pastor Evan Mawarire says the movement, which uses WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter, will hold a two-day strike next week if demands, that include sacking corrupt ministers, payment of delayed salaries, lifting of roadblocks that residents say are used by police to extract bribes, etc., are not met. A drought has aggravated the country's situation as have banks that have a daily withdrawal ceiling as low as $50. (Reuters via CNBC Africa) (Ventures Africa)
  • President Mugabe, in a live national television broadcast from a stadium in Bindura, blames Western sanctions for his country's inability to pay government workers on time. (AP via The Washington Post) (AFP via Yahoo! News)
  • Protests in Harare and elsewhere in the country continue despite police intimidation and pleas by President Robert Mugabe for them to stop. (Voice of America Zimbabwe)
  • Police kill Micah X Johnson, the gunman believed responsible for the killing of five police officers and shooting of seven more in Dallas, Texas following a standoff. (Los Angeles Times)
  • 2016 shooting of Dallas police officers: Police kill Micah X Johnson, the gunman believed responsible for the killing of five police officers and shooting of seven more in Dallas, Texas following a standoff. (Los Angeles Times)

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 2016 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. One Dance - Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  2. Justin Timberlake - Can't Stop The Feeling!
  3. Desiigner - Panda
  4. Don't Let Me Down - The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya
  5. This Is What You Came For - Calvin Harris Featuring Rihanna
  6. Cheap Thrills - Sia Featuring Sean Paul
  7. Work From Home - Fifth Harmony Featuring Ty Dolla $ign
  8. Needed Me - Rihanna
  9. Don't Mind - Kent Jones
  10. twenty one pilots - Ride
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. One Dance - Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  2. Desiigner - Panda
  3. Needed Me - Rihanna
  4. Don't Mind - Kent Jones
  5. Work - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  6. Controlla - Drake
  7. Too Good - Drake Featuring Rihanna
  8. Low Life - Future Featuring The Weeknd
  9. Sorry - Beyonce
  10. For Free - DJ Khaled Featuring Drake
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Duele El Corazon - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Wisin
  2. Hasta El Amanecer - Nicky Jam
  3. Bobo - J Balvin
  4. La Bicicleta - Carlos Vives & Shakira
  5. El Perdedor - Maluma Featuring Yandel
  6. Me Vas A Extranar - Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga
  7. Ginza - J Balvin
  8. CicatrIIIces - Regulo Caro
  9. Andas En Mi Cabeza - Chino & Nacho Featuring Daddy Yankee
  10. Me Va A Pesar - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. twenty one pilots - Ride
  2. Heathens - twenty one pilots
  3. twenty one pilots - Stressed Out
  4. James Bay - Let It Go
  5. Unsteady - X Ambassadors
  6. Dark Necessities - Red Hot Chili Peppers
  7. The Sound Of Silence - Disturbed
  8. Hymn For The Weekend - Coldplay
  9. Ophelia - The Lumineers
  10. Ben Rector - Brand New

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Videogames

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Total War: Warhammer

Total War: Warhammer

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux

Genre: Turn-based strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: Sega

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade

Platform: Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Massively multiplayer online third-person shooter

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $85.96
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $88.94
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $102.91
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $13.05
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 8.7269 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 18.8127 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.7975 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.5831 SEK

Home videos

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

Anesthesia

Studio: MPI

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Goat

Studio: Paramount

Format: DVD

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Suicide Squad

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D & 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray

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Howards End

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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De Palma

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: Blu-ray

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