Tuesday August 18, 2015

US date format: 8/18/2015, UK date format: 18/8/2015

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 18, 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 Alert by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Love Island. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Invisible, Inc. or Kirby and the Rainbow Curse.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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

Directed by: Lenny Abrahamson

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


Written by: Josh Singer, Tom McCarthy

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

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

Country: United States of America

Steve Jobs

Directed by: Danny Boyle

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

The Danish Girl

Directed by: Tom Hooper

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

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

Directed by: Wes Ball

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 18, 2015?


  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church


  • War in Donbass: Fighting intensifies near the ceasefire line in eastern Ukraine with both the Government of Ukraine and the rebels blaming each other. The separatist-held cities of Donetsk and Horlivka have been bombed with hundreds of shells and rockets in the last 72 hours. (The New York Times)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 18, 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 #5 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
Sport Games on August 18, 2015

Sport Games on August 18, 2015


    Football (United Kingdom)
  • Blackburn - Cardiff : 1 - 1
  • Derby - Middlesbrough : 1 - 1
  • Huddersfield - Brighton : 1 - 1
  • Ipswich - Burnley : 2 - 0
  • Milton Keynes Dons - Bolton : 1 - 0
  • See all Football game results of August 18, 2015


    Football (United Kingdom)
  • Aldershot - Dover Athletic : 1 - 1
  • Altrincham - Grimsby : 2 - 1
  • Barrow - Guiseley : 1 - 1
  • Boreham Wood - Forest Green : 0 - 1
  • Bromley - Braintree Town : 1 - 2
  • See all Football game results of August 18, 2015

    League 2

    Football (United Kingdom)
  • Accrington - Mansfield : 1 - 0
  • AFC Wimbledon - Cambridge : 1 - 2
  • Barnet - Northampton : 2 - 0
  • Crawley Town - Portsmouth : 0 - 0
  • Dag and Red - Exeter : 1 - 2
  • See all Football game results of August 18, 2015

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Love Island

Directed by: A2ZCDS


Cradle to Grave

Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir

Chamado Central


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


By: James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge

"This is not a test"-every New Yorker's worst nightmare is about to become a reality. New Yorkers aren't easily intimidated, but someone is doing their best to scare them, badly.

The Wright Brothers

By: David McCullough

The #1 New York Times bestseller from David McCullough, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize—the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly—Wilbur and Orville Wright.On

Go Set A Watchman

By: Harper Lee

From Harper Lee comes a landmark new novel set two decades after her beloved Pulitzer Prize–winning masterpiece, To Kill a Mockingbird.Maycomb, Alabama. Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch—"Scout"—returns home from New York City to visit her aging father, Atticus.

Luckiest Girl Alive

By: Jessica Knoll

***AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER*** Fans of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train will thrill at “the perfect page-turner to start your summer” (People, Book of the Week): Luckiest Girl Alive—described by Reese Witherspoon …

The Oregon Trail

By: Rinker Buck

#1 New York Times Bestseller * #1 Indie Next Pick “Absorbing...Winning...The many layers in The Oregon Trail are linked by Mr.


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Invisible, Inc.

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

Genre: Turn-based tactics, stealth

Publisher: Klei Entertainment

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

Platform: Wii U

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Nintendo

Adventures of Pip

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Wii U, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, iOS

Genre: Action, platform

Publisher: Tic Toc Games

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven

Platform: PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

    News articles

  • Amazon’s Social Rift The recent New York Times article about Amazon inspired an unprecedented online conversation about workplace stress. Here are a few of the thousands of comments posted across the web. [..]
  • Claren Road Investors Seek to Pull Out Nearly $2 Billion Investors are seeking to withdraw around $2 billion from Claren Road Asset Management, hedge fund that is majority owned by Carlyle Group, leaving firm with just $2.1 billion of investor money left. [..]
  • See all financial news of August 18, 2015

    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $116.53
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $92.66
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $98.96
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $28.35
  • Visa V: opens at $74.26

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CNY = 1.3354 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 8.7394 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 16.7821 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.5377 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.5428 SEK

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