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Tuesday 17 August 2010

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 17, 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 Scarlet Nights by Jude Deveraux was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Offspring. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castle Crashers or Dementium II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 August 2010

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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

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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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Directed by: Phillip Kaufman

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Directed by: Jonathan Segal

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 August 2010 ?

  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 17 August
Famous Deaths:
  • Francesco Cossiga: Italian politician who founded a transitional centrist government which united various parties in 1979.
  • At least one person is killed and 20 are injured in two separate explosions in Pyatigorsk and North Ossetia in Russia's North Caucasus. (Voice of Russia)
  • The United States confirms the existence of videotapes - found under a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) desk - of the alleged 2002 interrogation of a suspect the country had detained at a secret prison. (''The Washington Times'')
  • Hezbollah states it has passed on evidence said to implicate Israel in the 2005 assassination of then Prime Minister of Lebanon Rafic Hariri. (BBC)
  • A Ugandan lawmaker accuses the army of committing atrocities against civilians in the Karamoja region as part of a disarmament exercise. (Reuters)
  • Iraq

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Sport Games on 17 August 2010

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Le Mans : 0 - 0
  • Boulogne - Nimes : 2 - 1
  • Chateauroux - Le Havre : 2 - 1
  • Dijon - Sedan : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 17 August 2010
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Monaco - Montpellier : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 17 August 2010
Football (United Kingdom)
  • AFC Wimbledon - Histon : 2 - 0
  • Altrincham - Darlington : 2 - 2
  • Barrow - Gateshead : 1 - 3
  • Bath City - Rushden & D : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 17 August 2010

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 17, 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


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

Scarlet Nights

By: Jude Deveraux

What if you learned that your fiancé was not who he claimed to be? Engaged to the charming and seductive Greg Anders, Sara Shaw is happily anticipating her wedding in Edilean,

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Eat, Pray, Love

By: Elizabeth Gilbert

The 10th anniversary edition of one of the most iconic, beloved, and bestselling books of our time.Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love touched the world and changed countless lives, inspiring and empowering millions of readers to search for their own best ...

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Private Vegas

By: James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

Las Vegas is a city of contradictions: seedy and glamorous, secretive and wild, Vegas attracts people of all kinds--especially those with a secret to hide, or a life to leave behind.

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The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks

By: Rebecca Skloot

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHer name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arcania: Gothic 4

Arcania: Gothic 4

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox 360 PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JoWooD Entertainment Nordic Games GmbH

Castle Crashers

Castle Crashers

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, OS X, Xbox One

Genre: Beat 'em up, role-playing, action

Publisher: The Behemoth Microsoft Game Studios (Xbox 360) Sony Computer Entertainment (PlayStation 3)

Bloody Good Time

Bloody Good Time

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade, Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

Bejeweled Blitz

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, Facebook Connect, Xbox Live Arcade, Android

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

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Dementium II

Dementium II

Platform: Nintendo DS Microsoft Windows[1] OS X

Genre: First-person shooter, survival horror

Publisher: JP Intergrow

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Aisle by Aisle, an App That Pushes Bargains

Major retailers are working with a new smartphone app called Shopkick that tracks and offers promotions to users as they shop. [..]

Aspen to Acquire Sigma Unit

Aspen Pharmacare Holdings, Africa’s largest drugmaker, agreed to buy a unit of Sigma Pharmaceuticals for $806 million in cash to gain assets from a company that’s lost about half its value in the past year, Bloomberg News reported. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $34.03
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $73.98
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $70.85
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $40.99
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.5077 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.5762 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 1.0102 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.15 CNY

Home videos

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

Examined Life

Format: DVD

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A Single Man

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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The Book of Eli

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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