Thursday August 16, 2018

US date format: 8/16/2018, UK date format: 16/8/2018

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 2018). The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative). Black Wake, directed by Jeremiah Kipp, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018 while The President Is Missing by James Patterson, Bill Clinton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Nazar.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 2018 or at August 16 across the years.

likes
Like this day if it is important to you!
history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 16, 2018?


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

  • 2018 Washington Veterans Day Parade: The United States Department of Defense postpones President Donald Trump's military parade, which was slated to take place on 10 November, until 2019. The estimates for the parade's cost have risen from $12 million to $92 million. (ABC News) (Market Watch)
  • The United States Department of Defense postpones President Donald Trump's military parade, which was slated to take place on 10 November, until 2019. The estimates for the parade's cost have risen from $12 million to $92 million. (ABC News) (Market Watch)
  • Freedom of the press in the United States: In coordinated editorials defending press freedom, hundreds of U.S. newspapers rebuke President Donald Trump's repeated accusations that the news media reports "fake news" and that journalists are "enemies of the people". (RTÉ News)
  • In coordinated editorials defending press freedom, hundreds of U.S. newspapers rebuke President Donald Trump's repeated accusations that the news media reports "fake news" and that journalists are "enemies of the people". (RTÉ News)
  • See more

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

See other popular movies of the week

Black Wake

Black Wake

Directed by: Jeremiah Kipp

Starring: Nana Gouvea, Tom Sizemore, Eric Roberts, Jonny Beauchamp

The Proposal

The Proposal

Directed by: Anne Fletcher

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson

Country: United States of America

Frat Pack

Frat Pack

Directed by: Michael Philip

Starring: Richard Alan Reid, Rachel Risen, Lochlyn Munro, Danny Trejo

Affairs of State

Affairs of State

Directed by: Eric Bross

Starring: Thora Birch, Mimi Rogers, Adrian Grenier, David James Elliott

Incredibles 2

Incredibles 2

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

Nazar

Nazar

Directed by: Soni Razdan

Dying to Belong

Dying to Belong

Directed by: William A. Graham

Castle Rock

Castle Rock

Directed by: Craig Clyde

Yellowstone

Yellowstone

Directed by: Keith Merrill

Take Two

Take Two

Directed by: Rober Kollar

Days to next August 16

If August 16, 2018 is your birthday you're 1 year, 11 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 days.
calendar

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

Tailspin by Sandra Brown

Tailspin

By:

Pilot Rye Mallett is tasked with delivering a box to a doctor

Everything Trump Touches Dies by Rick Wilson

Everything Trump Touches Dies

By:

Subtitle: "A Republican Strategist Gets Real About the Worst President Ever"

Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

Sharp Objects

By:

Journalist Camille Preaker’s troubled past haunts her when she covers the murders of two preteen girls in her hometown

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Crazy Rich Asians

By:

Rachel Chu discovers her boyfriend, Nicholas Young, comes from a rich family in Singapore; first in trilogy

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

By:

Subtitle: "A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life"

money

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $77.28
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $211.75
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $108.30
  • General Electric GE: opens at $12.26
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $144.37

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 0.8789 EUR
  • 1 USD = 110.945 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.7865 GBP
  • 1 USD = 1.377 AUD
  • 1 USD = 1.3158 CAD

Like this day if it is important to you!
likes