Tuesday August 13, 2013

US date format: 8/13/2013, UK date format: 13/8/2013

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 2013). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke. Prisoners, directed by Denis Villeneuve, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013 while The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling) was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching About Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cloudberry Kingdom or Iron Man 3.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 13, 2013?


Holidays

  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
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Events

  • Footage of the isolated and previously unseen Kawahiva tribe is recorded for the first time in the Amazon rainforest, in Brazil. (GloboNews)
  • Frank DeAngelis, the longtime Columbine High School principal who led the school through the April 1999 Columbine High School massacre announces he will retire at the end of the 2013-14 school year. (MSN)
  • Sinai insurgency: Israel intercepts and destroys a Grad rocket fired by Mujahideen Shura Council al-Qaeda members from Egyptian territory at the Red Sea town of Eilat. (Daily Telegraph)
  • American politician and former House Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. is sentenced to 30 months in prison for spending $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items, and will serve his sentence first before his wife, former Chicago alderman Sandi Jackson, who was given a one year term for tax fraud. (NBC)
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Prisoners

Prisoners

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Melissa Leo

Country: United States of America

Final Prayer

Final Prayer

Directed by: Elliot Goldner

Starring: Gordon Kennedy, Robin Hill, Aidan McArdle, Sarah Annis

Banshee Chapter

Banshee Chapter

Directed by: Blair Erickson

Starring: Katia Winter, Ted Levine, Michael McMillian, Corey Moosa

Kick-Ass 2

Kick-Ass 2

Written by:

Directed by: Jeff Wadlow

Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Jim Carrey

10 Rules for Sleeping Around

10 Rules for Sleeping Around

Directed by: Leslie Greif

Starring: Tammin Sursok, Virginia Williams, Chris Marquette, Jesse Bradford

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 13, 2013?
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Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. - Blurred Lines
  2. - We Can't Stop
  3. - Radioactive
  4. - Get Lucky
  5. - Holy Grail
  6. - Cups (Pitch Perfect's When I'm Gone)
  7. - Treasure
  8. - Clarity
  9. - Safe And Sound
  10. - Love Somebody

Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Blurred Lines
  2. - Holy Grail
  3. - Same Love
  4. - Can't Hold Us
  5. - Power Trip
  6. - Body Party
  7. - Thrift Shop
  8. - Take Back The Night
  9. - U.O.E.N.O.
  10. - Bad

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Radioactive
  2. - Safe And Sound
  3. - Gone, Gone, Gone
  4. - Sail
  5. - Royals
Sport Games on August 13, 2013

Sport Games on August 13, 2013


Conference

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Aldershot - Dartford : 3 - 0
  • Alfreton Town - Kidderminster : 3 - 1
  • Braintree Town - Woking : 2 - 0
  • Chester - Hereford : 0 - 2
  • Gateshead - Grimsby : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of August 13, 2013

TV Series

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

About Time

Directed by: Richard Curtis

Falco

Falco

Directed by: Thomas Roth

The House That Jack Built

The House That Jack Built

Directed by: Henry Barrial

Jodha Akbar

Jodha Akbar

Twisted

Twisted

Directed by: Phillip Kaufman

Days to next August 13

If August 13, 2013 is your birthday you're 6 years, 11 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 days.
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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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A Street Cat Named Bob by James Bowen

A Street Cat Named Bob

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When street musician James Bowen found an injured cat curled up in the hallway of his apartment building, he had no idea how much his life was about to change.

The Highway by C. J. Box

The Highway

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When two sisters set out across a remote stretch of Montana road to visit their friend, little do they know it will be the last time anyone might ever hear from

The White Princess by Philippa Gregory

The White Princess

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From “queen of royal fiction” (USA TODAY) Philippa Gregory comes this instant New York Times bestseller that tells the story of the remarkable Elizabeth of York, daughter of the White Queen,

The Cuckoo'S Calling by Robert Galbraith

The Cuckoo'S Calling

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A brilliant debut mystery in a classic vein: Detective Cormoran Strike investigates a supermodel's suicide.After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private investigator.

The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling)

The Cuckoo's Calling

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When a troubled supermodel falls to her death from the balcony of her London home, it is assumed that she has committed suicide. However, her brother has his doubts and calls in private detective Cormoran Strike to investigate.Strike

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cloudberry Kingdom

Cloudberry Kingdom

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox 360

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Ubisoft

Civilization V: Brave New World

Civilization V: Brave New World

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Turn-based strategy, 4X

Publisher: 2K Games (Windows) Aspyr (OS X, Linux)

DmC: Devil May Cry

DmC: Devil May Cry

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Xbox 360 Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure, hack and slash

Publisher: Capcom

Electronic Super Joy

Electronic Super Joy

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS, Android, Xbox One, Wii U

Genre: Music Platformer

Publisher: Michael Todd Games

Iron Man 3

Iron Man 3

Platform: Mobile, iPhone

Genre: Endless runner

Publisher: Gameloft

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • An Odd Crown for Atlanta: Most Guns at the Airport Security agents at American airports have confiscated more than 800 guns from travelers so far in 2013, setting a pace that is likely to beat 2012 record of 1,556; nation's busiest airport Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International has dubious record of most gun seizures by Transportation Security Administration, with 67 to date. [..]
  • Barrage of Fees Is Starting to Follow Fliers to the Hotel Hotels, like the airlines, have begun to charge fees for services that used to be free, like having the bellhop carry bags to a guest's room; hotels in United States will collect estimated $2.1 billion in fees and surcharges in 2013, up from $2 billion in 2012. [..]
  • See all financial news of August 13, 2013

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $89.85
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $470.94
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $32.51
  • General Electric GE: opens at $24.30
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $189.54

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 98.23 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0343 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.933 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.1218 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 130.246 JPY

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