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Tuesday 16 August 2005

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 16, 2005). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to We Belong Together by Mariah Carey. In UK You're Beautiful by James Blunt was in the top 5 hits. Serenity, directed by Joss Whedon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005 while The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Beautiful People. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Animaniacs: The Great Edgar Hunt or ATV Offroad Fury: Blazin' Trails.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 16 August 2005

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Movies

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

Serenity

Directed by: Joss Whedon

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alan Tudyk

Country: United States

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The Brothers Grimm

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Matt Damon, Heath Ledger, Monica Bellucci, Petr Ratimec

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The Cave

Directed by: Bruce Hunt

Starring: Piper Perabo, Morris Chestnut, Cole Hauser, Eddie Cibrian

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Undiscovered

Directed by: Meiert Avis

Starring: Kip Pardue, Carrie Fisher, Shannyn Sossamon, Pell James

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Supercross

Directed by: Steve Boyum

Starring: Steve Howey, Mike Vogel, Sophia Bush, Cameron Richardson

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TV Series

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

Beautiful People

Directed by: Jasmin Dizdar

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Outrageous Fortune

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

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Time Bomb

Directed by: Erin Berry

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Soñar No Cuesta Nada

Directed by: Rodrigo Triana

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Naturally, Sadie

Directed by: Stacey Stewart Curtis

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 2005 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Sport Games on 16 August 2005

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Bastia - Brest : 4 - 1
  • Caen - Valenciennes : 0 - 2
  • Dijon - Guingamp : 1 - 2
  • Grenoble - Laval : 2 - 1
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Altrincham - Accrington : 0 - 1
  • Cambridge - Hereford : 2 - 1
  • Canvey Island - Aldershot : 2 - 1
  • Crawley Town - Dag and Red : 0 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 16, 2005 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2005 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Mariah Carey - We Belong Together
  2. Let Me Hold You - Bow Wow Featuring Omarion
  3. Destiny's Child - Cater 2 U
  4. Fantasia - Free Yourself
  5. Lyfe Jennings - Must Be Nice
  6. Gold Digger - Kanye West Featuring Jamie Foxx
  7. Pimpin' All Over The World - Ludacris Featuring Bobby Valentino
  8. Bow Wow Featuring Ciara - Like You
  9. Teairra Mari - Make Her Feel Good
  10. Lose Control - Missy Elliott Featuring Ciara & Fat Man Scoop
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. La Tortura - Shakira Featuring Alejandro Sanz
  2. Nada Es Para Siempre - Luis Fonsi
  3. Daddy Yankee - Lo Que Paso, Paso
  4. Don Omar - Reggaeton Latino
  5. Juanes - La Camisa Negra
  6. Mayor Que Yo - Baby Ranks, Daddy Yankee, Tonny Tun Tun, Wisin & Yandel & Hector
  7. Wisin & Yandel - Rakata
  8. Eres Divina - Patrulla 81
  9. Ya Me Habian Dicho - Lupillo Rivera
  10. Viveme - Laura Pausini

Books

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

The Historian

By: Elizabeth Kostova

To you, perceptive reader, I bequeath my history....Late one night, exploring her father's library, a young woman finds an ancient book and a cache of yellowing letters.

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No Country For Old Men

By: Cormac McCarthy

In No Country for Old Men, Cormac McCarthy simultaneously strips down the American crime novel and broadens its concerns to encompass themes as ancient as the Bible and as bloodily contemporary

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The Da Vinci Code

By: Dan Brown

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

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The Truth About Hillary

By: Edward Klein

The Truth About Hillary: What She Knew, When She Knew It, and How Far She'll Go to Become President by Edward Klein.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Mario Kart Arcade GP

Mario Kart Arcade GP

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Nintendo, Samsung

Firearms

Firearms

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Linux

Genre: First-person shooter

Animaniacs: The Great Edgar Hunt

Platform: GameCube Xbox[note 1] PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure Comedy

Publisher: Ignition Entertainment

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Dungeon Fighter Online

Dungeon Fighter Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Neople

ATV Offroad Fury: Blazin' Trails

ATV Offroad Fury: Blazin' Trails

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA Sony Computer Entertainment America; EU SouthPeak Games

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $42.81
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $68.82
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $51.79
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $24.25
Exchange Rates
  • 1 AUD = 0.9648 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.922 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.2722 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.169 CAD

Home videos

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

Gunner Palace

Studio: DVD release

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Herbie: Fully Loaded

Studio: WDHE VHS and DVD release

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State Property 2

Studio: Lionsgate VHS and DVD release

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Pocahontas: The Legend

Studio: GoodTimes

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Prozac Nation

Studio: DVD release

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