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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 Five People You Meet In Heaven by Mitch Albom was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Beautiful People. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Nicktoons Unite! or Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects.
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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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 Five People You Meet In Heaven

By: Mitch Albom

A specially produced paperback edition--with flaps--of the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller, that has sold more than six million copies in hardcover Eddie is a grizzled war veteran who feels trapped in a meaningless life of fixing rides at ...

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Origin In Death

By: J. D. Robb

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.

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Until I Find You

By: John Irving

Until I Find You is the story of the actor Jack Burns – his life, loves, celebrity and astonishing search for the truth about his parents.

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The Interruption Of Everything

By: Terry McMillan

"Being a lifetime wife and mother has afforded me the luxury of having multiple and even simultaneous careers: I’ve been a chauffeur. A chef. An interior decorator.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Nicktoons Unite!

Platform: Nintendo GameCube PlayStation 2 Game Boy Advance Nintendo DS Xbox (cancelled)

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: THQ Nick Games Neko Entertainment

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The Adventures of El Ballo

The Adventures of El Ballo

Platform: Mac OS, Mac OS X

Genre: Platform/Action

Publisher: Ambrosia Software

Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects

Platform: GameCube, PS2, PSP, DS, Xbox

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Cocoto Kart Racer

Platform: PlayStation 2, GameCube, Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, Wii, IPhone, IPod Touch

Genre: Racing

Publisher: EU BigBen Interactive; NA Conspiracy Games; JP Kemco

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Ape Escape 3

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Home videos

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

Lords of Dogtown

Studio: Sony VHS and DVD release, final

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What the Bleep Do We Know?!

Studio: Fox VHS and DVD release

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Kronk's New Groove

Studio: WDHE direct-to-video VHS and DVD release

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Son of the Mask

Studio: New Line VHS and DVD release

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Vera Drake

Studio: DVD release

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