Tuesday August 16, 2016

US date format: 8/16/2016, UK date format: 16/8/2016

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 2016). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Cheap Thrills by Sia Featuring Sean Paul. USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage, directed by Mario Van Peebles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016 On TV people were watching Four in the Morning. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lego Marvel's Avengers or Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Tom Sizemore, Thomas Jane, Matt Lanter

Let Her Out

Directed by: Cody Calahan

Starring: Alanna LeVierge, Nina Kiri, Adam Christie, Kate Fenton

The Evil in Us

Directed by: Jason William Lee

Starring: Debs Howard, Danny Zaporozan, Behtash Fazlali, Ian Collins

Spaceman

Directed by: Brett Rapkin

Starring: Josh Duhamel, W. Earl Brown, Ernie Hudson, Winter Ave Zoli

Kubo and the Two Strings

Directed by: Travis Knight

Starring: Charlize Theron, Art Parkinson, Matthew McConaughey, Ralph Fiennes

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 16, 2016?


    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

  • The Russian Air Force uses an Iranian airbase near Hamadan to launch airstrikes in Syria. (BBC)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 16, 2016?


    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. Cheap Thrills - Sia Featuring Sean Paul
  2. One Dance - Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  3. This Is What You Came For - Calvin Harris Featuring Rihanna
  4. Justin Timberlake - Can't Stop The Feeling!
  5. Cold Water - Major Lazer Featuring Justin Bieber & MO
  6. Don't Let Me Down - The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya
  7. twenty one pilots - Ride
  8. Needed Me - Rihanna
  9. Closer - The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey
  10. Send My Love (To Your New Lover) - Adele

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. One Dance - Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  2. Needed Me - Rihanna
  3. Desiigner - Panda
  4. For Free - DJ Khaled Featuring Drake
  5. Don't Mind - Kent Jones
  6. Too Good - Drake Featuring Rihanna
  7. Controlla - Drake
  8. Broccoli - D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty
  9. I Got The Keys - DJ Khaled Featuring Jay Z & Future
  10. Work - Rihanna Featuring Drake

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. twenty one pilots - Ride
  2. Heathens - twenty one pilots
  3. twenty one pilots - Stressed Out
  4. Sucker For Pain - Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons With Logic & Ty Dolla $ign Feat. X Ambassadors
  5. Hymn For The Weekend - Coldplay
Sport Games on August 16, 2016

Sport Games on August 16, 2016


    Championship

    Football (United Kingdom)
  • Aston Villa - Huddersfield : 1 - 1
  • Brentford - Nott'm Forest : 1 - 0
  • Brighton - Rotherham : 3 - 0
  • Burton - Sheffield Weds : 3 - 1
  • Leeds - Fulham : 1 - 1
  • See all Football game results of August 16, 2016

TV Series

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

Four in the Morning

Directed by: Anthony Simmons

Betrayed

Desert Flippers

Jiltooui Hwashin

Hillary

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Lego Worlds

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sandbox

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Lego Marvel's Avengers

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; OS X; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment; Feral Interactive (OS X)

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Fighting, role-playing

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $79.57
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $92.21
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $109.21
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $14.46
  • Visa V: opens at $80.42

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CHF = 8.7467 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 18.7903 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.8882 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.5339 SEK
  • 1 CAD = 14.0536 MXN

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