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Tuesday 16 August 2005

5115 days since 16/8/2005

US date format: 8/16/2005, UK date format: 16/8/2005

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart 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 Blink by Malcolm Gladwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Beautiful People. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Advance Wars: Dual Strike or Atomic Betty.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Joss Whedon

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

Country: United States of America

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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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Directed by: Meiert Avis

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

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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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Sensitive Skin

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 2005 ?

  • 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 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


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


By: Malcolm Gladwell

In his landmark bestseller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within.

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New Rules

By: Bill Maher

Bill Maher is on the forefront of the new wave of comedians who have begun to influence and shape political debate through their comedy. He is best known not just for being funny, but for advocating truth over sensitivity and …

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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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The Secret Man

By: Bob Woodward

The mysterious source who helped Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein break open the Watergate scandal in 1972 remained hidden for thirty-three years.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Harem, Romantic comedy, Sci-fi

Publisher: MediaWorks

Advance Wars: Dual Strike

Advance Wars: Dual Strike

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Nintendo

Ace Combat Advance

Ace Combat Advance

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Namco

Atomic Betty

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Puzzle, Shooter

Publisher: Atari (EU) Namco (NA)

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Destroy All Humans!

Destroy All Humans!

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Action-adventure

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?

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

Studio: Paramount VHS and DVD release

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A Dirty Shame

Studio: DVD release

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Studio: Fox VHS and DVD release

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A Very Long Engagement

Studio: Warner VHS and DVD release; Final

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She Hate Me

Studio: Sony VHS and DVD release

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