Friday August 16, 2019
US date format: 8/16/2019, UK date format: 16/8/2019
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 2019). The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative).
Four Weddings and a Funeral, directed by Mike Newell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2019
while The Art Of Racing In The Rain by Garth Stein was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Crazy Bitches.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 16, 2019?
- 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
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- b'Economic Trouble Signs Hang Over Trump\xe2\x80\x99s Trade War' b'White House advisers discount warnings of a possible recession. But the president may be gambling that the Federal Reserve can ward off that prospect.' [..]
- b'Germany Has Powered Europe\xe2\x80\x99s Economy. What Happens When Its Engine Stalls?' b'The economic woes afflicting the region\xe2\x80\x99s biggest economy will drag down the region, despite growth in countries like Greece, Portugal and Spain, analysts say.' [..]
- See all financial news of August 16, 2019