Wednesday 17 August 2016

US date format: 8/17/2016, UK date format: 17/8/2016

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 17, 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 Worlds or Space Hulk: Deathwing.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

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

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Let Her Out

Directed by: Cody Calahan

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

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The Evil in Us

Directed by: Jason William Lee

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

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Directed by: Brett Rapkin

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

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Kubo and the Two Strings

Directed by: Travis Knight

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

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TV Series

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

Four in the Morning

Directed by: Anthony Simmons

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Desert Flippers

Jiltooui Hwashin


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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 August 2016 ?

  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
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  • The Hybrid Air Vehicles HAV 304 Airlander 10 hybrid airship makes its maiden civil flight. (BBC News Online)
  • The U.S. National Security Agency's website goes down amid hacking fears. (FOX News)
  • Judge Keyla Blanc, of Brazil's Special Tribunal for Fans and Major Events, orders Brazil police to question U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte over inconsistencies describing the armed robbery of himself and three other American Olympians. Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger are later removed from a plane returning to the United States. (Reuters), (Daily Telegraph)
  • A Malaysian oil tanker, MT Vier Harmoni, is hijacked off the coast of Malaysia and is believed to have been taken to Indonesian waters near the island of Batam, according to the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency. The identity of the hijackers is not yet known. (BBC)
  • North Korea's deputy ambassador to the United Kingdom, Thae Yong-ho, defects with his family to South Korea. (Reuters) (BBC)

Sport Games on 17 August 2016

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - QPR : 3 - 2
  • Cardiff - Blackburn : 2 - 1
  • Newcastle - Reading : 4 - 1
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League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bristol Rvs - Bolton : 1 - 2
  • Fleetwood Town - Oxford : 2 - 0
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 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 #10 Latin songs
  1. Duele El Corazon - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Wisin
  2. Hasta El Amanecer - Nicky Jam
  3. La Bicicleta - Carlos Vives & Shakira
  4. Bobo - J Balvin
  5. El Perdedor - Maluma Featuring Yandel
  6. Shaky Shaky - Daddy Yankee
  7. Me Vas A Extranar - Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga
  8. Chillax - Farruko Featuring Ky-Mani Marley
  9. Ya Me Entere - Reik & Nicky Jam
  10. Andas En Mi Cabeza - Chino & Nacho Featuring Daddy Yankee
Top #10 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
  6. Unsteady - X Ambassadors
  7. Ben Rector - Brand New
  8. The Sound Of Silence - Disturbed
  9. Ophelia - The Lumineers
  10. HandClap - Fitz And The Tantrums

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Lego Worlds

Lego Worlds

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sandbox

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Total War: Warhammer

Total War: Warhammer

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux

Genre: Turn-based strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: Sega

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade

Platform: Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Massively multiplayer online third-person shooter

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $79.46
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $92.77
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $108.55
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $14.40
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 8.7431 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 18.8463 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.8921 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.5475 SEK

Home videos

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

Irrational Man

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Studio: Disney

Format: Blu-ray (Disney Movie Club exclusive)

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Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant

Studio: Visual Entertainment Inc.

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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X-Men: First Class

Studio: 20th Century Fox

Format: 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray

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Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD

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