Monday 17 August 2015

US date format: 8/17/2015, UK date format: 17/8/2015

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 17, 2015). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Can't Feel My Face by The Weeknd. Room, directed by Lenny Abrahamson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015 while Dragonbane by Sherrilyn Kenyon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Love Island. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Flock or Hatred.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Room

Written by: Emma Donoghue (novel), Emma Donoghue (screenplay)

Directed by: Lenny Abrahamson

Starring: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Sean Bridgers, Wendy Crewson

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Spotlight

Written by: Josh Singer, Tom McCarthy

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber

Country: United States of America

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Steve Jobs

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Jeff Daniels

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The Danish Girl

Directed by: Tom Hooper

Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Amber Heard, Ben Whishaw

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Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

Directed by: Wes Ball

Starring: Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Giancarlo Esposito

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Love Island

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Pes

Cradle to Grave

Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 August 2015 ?

Holidays:
  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 17 August
Facts:
  • Voters in Sri Lanka go to the polls for a general election with the ruling United National Party holding on to power. (BBC) (Al Jazeera), (AFP via Yaho)
  • Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 2015: Voters in Sri Lanka go to the polls for a general election with the ruling United National Party holding on to power. (BBC) (Al Jazeera), (AFP via Yaho)
  • American actor Emile Hirsch takes a plea for 15 days in jail for an assault on a Paramount Pictures executive at the Sundance Resort in Utah. (Deadline)
  • Authorities charge a former police officer with second degree murder, in connection with the on-duty shooting death of John Geer in Fairfax, Virginia, U.S., in August 2013. (NBC Washington)
  • Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi approves a controversial anti-terrorism law. Proponents say it will help fight terrorism, and opponents say the legislation will jeopardize civil rights including freedom of the press. (Al Jazeera), (BBC)

Sport Games on 17 August 2015

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Nurnberg - Munich 1860 : 2 - 2
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Metz - Valenciennes : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 17 August 2015
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Liverpool - Bournemouth : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 17 August 2015
Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Pacos Ferreira - Academica : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 17 August 2015

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Planetary positions on August 17, 2015 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2015 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd
  2. OMI - Cheerleader
  3. One Direction - Drag Me Down
  4. Watch Me - Silento
  5. Lean On - Major Lazer & DJ Snake Featuring MO
  6. Bad Blood - Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar
  7. Rachel Platten - Fight Song
  8. See You Again - Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth
  9. Trap Queen - Fetty Wap
  10. My Way - Fetty Wap Featuring Monty
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd
  2. Watch Me - Silento
  3. See You Again - Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth
  4. Trap Queen - Fetty Wap
  5. My Way - Fetty Wap Featuring Monty
  6. The Weeknd - The Hills
  7. 679 - Fetty Wap Featuring Remy Boyz
  8. Back To Back - Drake
  9. Post To Be - Omarion Featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko
  10. Classic Man - Jidenna Featuring Roman GianArthur
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. El Perdon - Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias
  2. La Gozadera - Gente de Zona Featuring Marc Anthony
  3. Propuesta Indecente - Romeo Santos
  4. Te Metiste - Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes del Rancho
  5. Ginza - J Balvin
  6. Fanatica Sensual - Plan B
  7. El Amor de Su Vida - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
  8. Hilito - Romeo Santos
  9. Malditas Ganas - El Komander
  10. La Mordidita - Ricky Martin Featuring Yotuel
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Shut Up And Dance - WALK THE MOON
  2. Uma Thurman - Fall Out Boy
  3. Renegades - X Ambassadors
  4. Elle King - Ex's & Oh's
  5. George Ezra - Budapest
  6. Centuries - Fall Out Boy
  7. Tear In My Heart - twenty one pilots
  8. Cecilia And The Satellite - Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness
  9. Brother - NEEDTOBREATHE Featuring Gavin DeGraw
  10. Someone New - Hozier

Books

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

Dragonbane

By: Sherrilyn Kenyon

Out of all the mysterious boarders who call Sanctuary home, no one is more antisocial or withdrawn than Maxis Drago. But then, it's hard to blend in with the modern world

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The English Spy

By: Daniel Silva

#1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva delivers another stunning thriller in his latest action-packed tale of high stakes international intrigue featuring the inimitable Gabriel Allon.First

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Voices In The Ocean

By: Susan Casey

From Susan Casey, the New York Times bestselling author of The Wave and The Devil’s Teeth, a breathtaking journey through the extraordinary world of dolphins Since the dawn of recorded history, humans

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Magic Shifts

By: Ilona Andrews

In the latest Kate Daniels novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Ilona Andrews, magic is coming and going in waves in post-Shift Atlanta—and each crest leaves danger in its

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hatred

Hatred

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Destructive Creations

Call of Duty: Black Ops III

Call of Duty: Black Ops III

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Xbox 360 Xbox One

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

Platform: Wii U

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Nintendo

Downwell

Downwell

Platform: Android; iOS; Microsoft Windows; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita

Genre: Vertically scrolling shooter, roguelike, platform

Publisher: Devolver Digital

The Flock

The Flock

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: Survival horror

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
‘The Mindy Project’ Is Revived on Hulu; CBS News Makes News

Roundup of new offerings and strategies from Hulu, CBS, Showtime and NBC following Television Critics Assn media tour. [..]

Accomable: Lessons From an Inspiring Start-Up

A new start-up Accomable seeks to be the “Airbnb for disabled people and anyone with mobility difficulties.” [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $115.08
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $92.46
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $98.13
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $28.50
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CNY = 1.332 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 8.7075 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 16.7846 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.5331 CNY

Home videos

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

Jackie & Ryan

Studio: Entertainment One

Format: DVD

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Big Hero 6

Studio: Disney

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Kill the Messenger

Studio: Universal

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Scooby-Doo! Moon Monster Madness

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD

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Nightcrawler

Studio: Universal

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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