Wednesday February 18, 2015

US date format: 2/18/2015, UK date format: 18/2/2015

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 18, 2015). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Uptown Funk! by Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars. Parallels, directed by Christopher Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015 while The Escape by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching X Company. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Human Resource Machine or Bravely Second: End Layer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Parallels

Directed by: Christopher Leone

Starring: Mark Hapka, Jessica Rothe, Eric Jungmann, Constance Wu

Landmine Goes Click

Directed by: Levan Bakhia

Starring: Sterling Knight, Spencer Locke, Dean Geyer, Kote Tolordava

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Directed by: John Madden

Starring: Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith, Tom Wilkinson

Country: United States of America

Kidnapping Mr. Heineken

Directed by: Daniel Alfredson

Starring: Jim Sturgess, Sam Worthington, Ryan Kwanten, Anthony Hopkins

After the Ball

Directed by: Sean Garrity

Starring: Portia Doubleday, Marc-André Grondin, Chris Noth, Lauren Holly

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 18, 2015?


    Holidays

  • Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)

    Events

  • Syrian Civil War: The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights estimates that at least 70 Syrian Army soldiers and more than 80 insurgents have died in recent fighting around the city of Aleppo. (Reuters via Trust)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 18, 2015?


    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. Uptown Funk! - Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars
  2. Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
  3. Hozier - Take Me To Church
  4. Sugar - Maroon 5
  5. Taylor Swift - Blank Space
  6. FourFiveSeconds - Rihanna & Kanye West & Paul McCartney
  7. Meghan Trainor - Lips Are Movin
  8. I'm Not The Only One - Sam Smith
  9. Ellie Goulding - Love Me Like You Do
  10. Taylor Swift - Shake It Off

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. FourFiveSeconds - Rihanna & Kanye West & Paul McCartney
  2. I Don't Mind - Usher Featuring Juicy J
  3. Only - Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown
  4. I Don't F**k With You - Big Sean Featuring E-40
  5. 7/11 - Beyonce
  6. CoCo - O.T. Genasis
  7. She Knows - Ne-Yo Featuring Juicy J
  8. Truffle Butter - Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake & Lil Wayne
  9. No Type - Rae Sremmurd
  10. Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey) - The Weeknd

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. Hozier - Take Me To Church
  2. Centuries - Fall Out Boy
  3. Vance Joy - Riptide
  4. Imagine Dragons - I Bet My Life
  5. Shut Up And Dance - WALK THE MOON
Sport Games on February 18, 2015

Sport Games on February 18, 2015


TV Series

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

X Company

Nightwatch

Directed by: Ole Bornedal

Just Add Magic

Directed by: Joe Nussbaum

Gym Tony

Hindsight

Directed by: Lee Hyun Seung

Books

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

The Escape

By: David Baldacci

David Baldacci is one of the world's most popular, widely read storytellers. In his blockbuster thrillers Zero Day and The Forgotten, he enthralled readers with John Puller.

Being Mortal

By: Atul Gawande

Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, The New York Times Book Review, NPR, and Chicago Tribune, now in paperback with a new reading group guideMedicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming the dangers of childbirth, …

Big Little Lies

By: Liane Moriarty

The #1 New York Times bestseller that Entertainment Weekly called “a surefire hit.”NOW AN EMMY-NOMINATED HBO® LIMITED SERIES STARRING REESE WITHERSPOON, NICOLE KIDMAN, SHAILENE WOODLEY, ALEXANDER SKARSGÅRD, LAURA DERN, ADAM SCOTT, AND ZOË KRAVITZ FROM THE DIRECTOR OF WILD AND …

Leaving Before The Rains Come

By: Alexandra Fuller

New York Times Bestseller"One of the gutsiest memoirs I've ever read. And the writing--oh my god the writing." --Entertainment Weekly A child of the Rhodesian wars and daughter of two deeply

Saint Odd

By: Dean Koontz

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY SUSPENSE MAGAZINE • Includes Dean Koontz’s short story “You Are Destined to Be Together Forever”—its first time in print!From “one of the master storytellers of …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bravely Second: End Layer

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square Enix

Beyond Eyes

Platform: Linux Microsoft Windows OS X PlayStation 4 Xbox One

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Team17

Human Resource Machine

Platform: Microsoft Windows; OS X; Wii U; Linux

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Tomorrow Corporation

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Nintendo

DomiNations

Platform: Android iOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Nexon

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


    News articles

  • A Boom in Private Equity's Secondary Market Secondary sales of stakes in private equity, venture capital and real estate funds totaled $47 billion in 2014, roughly 80 percent more than in 2013, research by the investment bank Evercore found. [..]
  • A Conversation With Jed Walentas, Real Estate Developer in New York Vivian Marino 30-Minute Interview with Jed Walentas, principle of Two Trees Management, which has developed and managed more than four million square feet of commercial and residential real estate, largely in New York City. [..]
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    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $103.76
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $122.40
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $121.32
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $38.58
  • Visa V: opens at $270.87

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CNY = 1.3443 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 8.8615 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 15.7936 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.6396 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.702 SEK

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