Thursday August 18, 2016

US date format: 8/18/2016, UK date format: 18/8/2016

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 18, 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 Battlefleet Gothic: Armada or Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

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

Let Her Out

Directed by: Cody Calahan

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

The Evil in Us

Directed by: Jason William Lee

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

Spaceman

Directed by: Brett Rapkin

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

Kubo and the Two Strings

Directed by: Travis Knight

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 18, 2016?


    Holidays

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

    Events

  • Kurdish–Turkish conflict (2015–present): Three bombings targeting police and military kill at least 12 people and wound 219 in southeast Turkey. (BBC)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 18, 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 #5 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

TV Series

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

Four in the Morning

Directed by: Anthony Simmons

Betrayed

Desert Flippers

Jiltooui Hwashin

Hillary

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Lego Marvel's Avengers

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; OS X; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment; Feral Interactive (OS X)

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Fighting, role-playing

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $80.87
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $94.17
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $109.05
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $14.52
  • Visa V: opens at $80.01

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CHF = 8.7383 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 19.0422 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.9411 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.5268 SEK
  • 1 CAD = 14.2276 MXN

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