Sunday August 16, 2015

US date format: 8/16/2015, UK date format: 16/8/2015

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 2015). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Cheerleader by OMI. War Room, directed by Alex Kendrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015 while Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Love Island. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Evoland 2 or Final Fantasy Type-0 HD.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 2015 or at August 16 across the years.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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War Room

War Room

Directed by: Alex Kendrick

Starring: Priscilla C. Shirer, T.C. Stallings, Karen Abercrombie, Beth Moore

Visions

Visions

Directed by: Kevin Greutert

Starring: Isla Fisher, Anson Mount, Gillian Jacobs, Joanna Cassidy

The Sand

The Sand

Directed by: Isaac Gabaeff

Starring: Brooke Butler, Cleo, Cynthia Murell, Dean Geyer

American Ultra

American Ultra

Directed by: Nima Nourizadeh

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Connie Britton, John Leguizamo

Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta Compton

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

Starring: O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Neil Brown Jr.

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 16, 2015?


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

Events

  • 2015 Douma market air strikes, Syrian Civil War: According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a series of air-raids by the Syrian Arab Air Force on the rebel-held market town of Douma kills at least 110 people and leaves hundreds injured. (BBC), (The International Business Times), (Reuters), (Xinhua), (Al Jazeera)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 16, 2015?
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Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. - Cheerleader
  2. - Can't Feel My Face
  3. - Watch Me
  4. - Bad Blood
  5. - See You Again
  6. - Lean On
  7. - Trap Queen
  8. - My Way
  9. - Fight Song
  10. - Shut Up And Dance

Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Can't Feel My Face
  2. - Watch Me
  3. - See You Again
  4. - Trap Queen
  5. - My Way
  6. - The Hills
  7. - 679
  8. - All Eyes On You
  9. - Post To Be
  10. - Classic Man

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Shut Up And Dance
  2. - Uma Thurman
  3. - Renegades
  4. - Budapest
  5. - Centuries
Sport Games on August 16, 2015

Sport Games on August 16, 2015


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Gent - St Truiden : 1 - 0
  • Oostende - Anderlecht : 3 - 1
  • Oud-Heverlee Leuven - Charleroi : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of August 16, 2015

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Stuttgart - FC Koln : 1 - 3
  • Wolfsburg - Ein Frankfurt : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of August 16, 2015

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Duisburg - Bielefeld : 2 - 2
  • St Pauli - Greuther Furth : 3 - 2
  • Union Berlin - Kaiserslautern : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of August 16, 2015

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Lorient - Bastia : 1 - 1
  • Paris SG - Ajaccio GFCO : 2 - 0
  • Reims - Marseille : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of August 16, 2015

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Love Island

Love Island

Directed by: A2ZCDS

Narcos

Narcos

Written by:

Starring: Wagner Moura, Boyd Holbrook, Pedro Pascal, Joanna Christie

Country: United States of America

The Carmichael Show

The Carmichael Show

The Witching Season

The Witching Season

Vixen

Vixen

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll

Luckiest Girl Alive

By:

***AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER*** Fans of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train will thrill at “the perfect page-turner to start your summer” (People, Book of the Week): Luckiest Girl Alive—described by Reese Witherspoon …

The Rumor by Elin Hilderbrand

The Rumor

By:

Madeline King and Grace Pancik are best friends and the envy of Nantucket for their perfect marriages, their beautiful kids, their Sunday night double dates with their devoted husbands.

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

The Girl on the Train

By:

The #1 New York Times Bestseller, USA Today Book of the Year, now a major motion picture starring Emily Blunt. Don't miss Paula Hawkins' new novel, Into the Water, coming May 2017. The

Circling The Sun by Paula Mclain

Circling The Sun

By:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Paula McLain is considered the new star of historical fiction, and for good reason. Fans of The Paris Wife will be captivated by Circling the Sun,

Speaking In Bones by Kathy Reichs

Speaking In Bones

By:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNo one speaks the language of suspense more brilliantly than Kathy Reichs, author of the acclaimed Temperance Brennan series.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Evoland 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Action Adventure, RPG

Publisher: Shiro Games

Armikrog

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, PlayStation 4, Wii U

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Versus Evil

Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Square Enix

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

Platform: Microsoft Windows; PlayStation 4; Xbox One

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Square Enix

Kick & Fennick

Platform: PlayStation Vita, Wii U, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Green Hill

money

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • Bits of Textspeak Andrea Carla Michaels celebrates a milestone, and her puzzle makes us smile. [..]
  • Farhad and Mike’s Week in Tech: Google and Tinder Shake Up the Internet Google reorganized under a new name, Alphabet, and Tinder blew up on Twitter in response to an article in Vanity Fair. [..]
  • See all financial news of August 16, 2015

Exchange Rates

  • 1 CHF = 8.7032 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 16.7753 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.5402 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.4941 SEK
  • 1 CAD = 12.5164 MXN

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