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Monday 16 August 2010

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 16, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). 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 Star Island by Carl Hiaasen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Offspring. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Just Dance 2 or Akatsuki no Amaneka to Aoi Kyojin.
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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Movies

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

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TV Series

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

Offspring

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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Twisted

Directed by: Phillip Kaufman

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Norman

Directed by: Jonathan Segal

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 2010 ?

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
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 16 August
Famous Deaths:
  • Bobby Thomson: Scotland born American baseball player (d. 2010).
Facts:
  • 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):

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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 this day

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

Books

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

Star Island

By: Carl Hiaasen

Meet 22-year-old Cherry Pye (née Cheryl Bunterman), a pop star since she was fourteen-and about to attempt a comeback from her latest drug-and-alcohol disaster.

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The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer ...

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Empire Of The Summer Moon

By: S. C. Gwynne

In the tradition of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, a stunningly vivid historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West,

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Outliers

By: Malcolm Gladwell

In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Achtung Panzer: Kharkov 1943

Achtung Panzer: Kharkov 1943

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy, Wargame

Publisher: NA Paradox Interactive; EU Mamba Games

Akatsuki no Amaneka to Aoi Kyojin

Akatsuki no Amaneka to Aoi Kyojin

Platform: Xbox 360 PlayStation Portable

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CyberFront (Xbox 360, PSP)[1]

Just Dance 2

Just Dance 2

Platform: Wii

Genre: Rhythm

Publisher: Ubisoft

Bloody Good Time

Bloody Good Time

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade, Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

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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

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

Youth in Revolt

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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Surrogates

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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The Other Guys

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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Robin Hood

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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Dear John

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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