Thursday October 08, 2015

US date format: 10/8/2015, UK date format: 8/10/2015

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 8, 2015). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of October people in US were listening to The Hills by The Weeknd. Burnt, directed by John Wells, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015 while Purity by Jonathan Franzen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Principal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Afterfall: Reconquest or AdvertCity.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Burnt

Directed by: John Wells

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Daniel Brühl, Riccardo Scamarcio

Ithaca

Directed by: Meg Ryan

Starring: Alex Neustaedter, Meg Ryan, Sam Shepard, Hamish Linklater

Rock the Kasbah

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Bill Murray, Leem Lubany, Zooey Deschanel, Bruce Willis

Jem and the Holograms

Directed by: Jon M. Chu

Starring: Aubrey Peeples, Stefanie Scott, Aurora Perrineau, Hayley Kiyoko

Love Me If You Dare

Directed by: Yann Samuell

Starring: Guillaume Canet, Marion Cotillard, Thibault Verhaeghe, Joséphine Lebas-Joly

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 08, 2015?


    Holidays

  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
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    Events

  • Yemeni Civil War (2015–present), Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen: Government forces and their allies, including troops from a Saudi Arabian-led coalition, capture the town of Sirwah, the last outpost of Houthi militants in the key Marib province. (The Australian)Yemeni military forces backed by Houthi militants reportedly destroy a Saudi warship off the coast of Yemen in the strategic Bab-el-Mandeb strait. (Press TV) (Fars News) (Independent)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 08, 2015?


    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. The Weeknd - The Hills
  2. What Do You Mean? - Justin Bieber
  3. Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd
  4. Hotline Bling - Drake
  5. Watch Me - Silento
  6. 679 - Fetty Wap Featuring Remy Boyz
  7. R. City Featuring Adam Levine - Locked Away
  8. Good For You - Selena Gomez Featuring A$AP Rocky
  9. OMI - Cheerleader
  10. Wildest Dreams - Taylor Swift

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. The Weeknd - The Hills
  2. Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd
  3. Hotline Bling - Drake
  4. Watch Me - Silento
  5. 679 - Fetty Wap Featuring Remy Boyz
  6. My Way - Fetty Wap Featuring Monty
  7. Downtown - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Eric Nally, Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee & Grandmaster Caz
  8. Trap Queen - Fetty Wap
  9. Hit The Quan - iLoveMemphis
  10. See You Again - Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. Shut Up And Dance - WALK THE MOON
  2. Renegades - X Ambassadors
  3. Uma Thurman - Fall Out Boy
  4. Elle King - Ex's & Oh's
  5. Centuries - Fall Out Boy

TV Series

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

The Principal

Directed by: Jody Hill

Celia

Directed by: Ann Turner

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SAS: Who Dares Wins

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Books

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

Purity

By: Jonathan Franzen

A New York Times bestselling magnum opus for our morally complex times from the author of FreedomYoung Pip Tyler doesn't know who she is. She knows that her real name is Purity, that she's saddled with $130,000 in student debt, …

Furiously Happy

By: Jenny Lawson

In Furiously Happy, #1 New York Times bestselling author Jenny Lawson explores her lifelong battle with mental illness. A hysterical, ridiculous book about crippling depression and anxiety?

Between The World And Me

By: Ta-Nehisi Coates

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the single

The Girl on the Train

By: Paula Hawkins

The #1 New York Times Bestseller, USA Today Book of the Year, now a major motion picture starring Emily Blunt. Don't miss Paula Hawkins' new novel, Into the Water, coming May 2017. The

Circling The Sun

By: Paula Mclain

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Paula McLain is considered the new star of historical fiction, and for good reason. Fans of The Paris Wife will be captivated by Circling the Sun,

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Afterfall: Reconquest

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Third-person shooter, action, adventure

Publisher: Nicolas Entertainment Group

AdvertCity

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Linux, OS X

Genre: Tycoon game

Publisher: VoxelStorm

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

Platform: Wii U

Publisher: Nintendo

Battle for Donetsk

Platform: Android, Web

Genre: Platform

Publisher: LuGus Studios

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


    News articles

  • AppDirect, Cloud Software Provider, Raises $140 Million The fund-raising will push AppDirect into the realm of start-ups worth at least $1 billion. [..]
  • Dell Is Said to Be in Talks to Acquire EMC Dell Inc is in discussions to buy data storage company EMC. [..]
  • See all financial news of October 08, 2015

    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $100.03
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $94.57
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $92.86
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $27.99
  • Visa V: opens at $73.00

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CNY = 1.2953 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 8.5309 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 17.0299 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.5747 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.3346 SEK

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