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Monday 16 August 2010

US date format: 8/16/2010, UK date format: 16/8/2010

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Love The Way You Lie by Eminem. Burning Bright, directed by Carlos Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while The Obama Diaries by Laura Ingraham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Offspring. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Distant Worlds or Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 16 August 2010

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

Burning Bright

Directed by: Carlos Brooks

Starring: Briana Evigan, Charlie Tahan, Garret Dillahunt, Meat Loaf

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Devil's Playground

Directed by: Mark McQueen

Starring: Craig Fairbrass, Danny Dyer, MyAnna Buring, Jaime Murray

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Boy Wonder

Directed by: Michael Morrissey

Starring: Caleb Steinmeyer, Zulay Henao, Bill Sage, Daniel Stewart Sherman

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Eat Pray Love

Directed by: Ryan Murphy

Starring: Julia Roberts, Javier Bardem, Richard Jenkins, Viola Davis

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The Other Guys

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Derek Jeter, Eva Mendes

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Directed by: Andrew van den Houten

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Grandma's House

Directed by: Paul D. Hannah

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The Great Outdoors

Directed by: Universal Studios

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Directed by: Phillip Kaufman

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Directed by: Jonathan Segal

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 2010 ?

  • 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
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • The Philippine security forces announce they will extend the controversial counter-insurgency tactic Oplan Bantay Laya up until December 31, 2010. The political party Bagong Alyansang Makabayan condemned the extension. (GMA News)
  • 3 more people are killed during protests in Kashmir. (BBC)
  • At least 2 people are injured after a grenade explosion outside a Televisa television station in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico. (CNN)
  • The mayor of the Mexican town of Santiago, Nuevo León, Edelmiro Cavazos, is abducted. (''China Daily'')
  • War in Afghanistan (2001–present):

Sport Games on 16 August 2010

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Metz - Troyes : 0 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Man United - Newcastle : 3 - 0
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Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Olhanense - Guimaraes : 0 - 0
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Futbol Ligi 1
Football (Turkey)
  • Bursaspor - Konyaspor : 1 - 0
  • Buyuksehyr - Kayserispor : 0 - 2
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Planetary positions on August 16, 2010 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2010 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. There Goes My Baby - Usher
  2. Alicia Keys - Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)
  3. Ride - Ciara Featuring Ludacris
  4. Miss Me - Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
  5. Your Love - Nicki Minaj
  6. Find Your Love - Drake
  7. B.M.F. (Blowin' Money Fast) - Rick Ross Featuring Styles P
  8. Love All Over Me - Monica
  9. Pretty Boy Swag - Soulja Boy Tell'em
  10. Bittersweet - Fantasia
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Cuando Me Enamoro - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Juan Luis Guerra
  2. Yerbatero - Juanes
  3. Dime Que Me Quieres - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  4. Alejate De Mi - Camila
  5. Al Menos - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
  6. Nina Bonita - Chino & Nacho
  7. No Puedo Volver - Intocable
  8. Stand By Me - Prince Royce
  9. Te Recordare - El Trono de Mexico
  10. El Malo - Aventura
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Linkin Park - The Catalyst
  2. The Crow & The Butterfly - Shinedown
  3. Lay Me Down - The Dirty Heads Featuring Rome
  4. Another Way To Die - Disturbed
  5. Avenged Sevenfold - Nightmare
  6. Savior - Rise Against
  7. Phoenix - Lisztomania
  8. Cage The Elephant - In One Ear
  9. Bad Company - Five Finger Death Punch
  10. Neon Trees - Animal


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

The Obama Diaries

By: Laura Ingraham

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) On May 20, 2010, Laura Ingraham received a package from an anonymous source that will change the history of the United States and the legacy of President Barack Obama.

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Eat, Pray, Love

By: Elizabeth Gilbert

The 10th anniversary edition of one of the most iconic, beloved, and bestselling books of our time.Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love touched the world and changed countless lives, inspiring and empowering millions of readers to search for their own best …

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By: Faye Kellerman

“No one working in the crime genre is better.”—Baltimore Sun L.A.P.D. Homicide Detective Peter Decker and his wife Rina Lazarus are back on a case in Hangman—an electrifying new novel of suspense

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Super Sad True Love Story

By: Gary Shteyngart


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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Distant Worlds

Platform: Windows

Genre: 4X

Publisher: Matrix Games

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Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland

Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland

Platform: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Gust Co. Ltd.; WW NIS America (PS3); WW Tecmo Koei (Vita)

Angry Birds Seasons

Platform: iOS, Android, Symbian, webOS, Microsoft Windows, OS X, Windows Phone, BlackBerry 10, BlackBerry Tablet OS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Rovio Entertainment

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Castlevania: Harmony of Despair

Castlevania: Harmony of Despair

Platform: Xbox 360 PlayStation 3

Genre: Platform-adventure

Disney Channel All Star Party

Disney Channel All Star Party

Platform: Wii

Genre: Party

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
A Big Splash for a Prohibition Drama

HBO plans to spend more than $10 million on the marketing for “Boardwalk Empire,” a series from Martin Scorsese. [..]

Agrium Makes $1.1 Billion Bid for AWB of Australia

Agrium on Sunday unveiled a $1.1 billion unsolicited takeover offer for Australia’s AWB, hoping to pre-empt the company’s already-announced merger with GrainCorp. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $34.26
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $72.23
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $70.20
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $40.51
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.5436 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.5201 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9961 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.105 CNY

Home videos

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Where the Wild Things Are

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Just Wright

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Jonah Hex

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