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Thursday 19 August 2010

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 19, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Love The Way You Lie by Eminem. Burning Bright, directed by Carlos Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while The Red Queen by Philippa Gregory was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Offspring. If you liked videogames you were probably playing And Yet It Moves or Battle of the Immortals.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 19 August 2010

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Movies

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

Burning Bright

Directed by: Carlos Brooks

Starring: Briana Evigan, Charlie Tahan, Garret Dillahunt, Meat Loaf

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Devil's Playground

Directed by: Mark McQueen

Starring: Craig Fairbrass, Danny Dyer, MyAnna Buring, Jaime Murray

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Boy Wonder

Directed by: Michael Morrissey

Starring: Caleb Steinmeyer, Zulay Henao, Bill Sage, Daniel Stewart Sherman

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Eat Pray Love

Directed by: Ryan Murphy

Starring: Julia Roberts, Javier Bardem, Richard Jenkins, Viola Davis

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The Other Guys

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Derek Jeter, Eva Mendes

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Offspring

Directed by: Andrew van den Houten

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Grandma's House

Directed by: Paul D. Hannah

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The Great Outdoors

Directed by: Universal Studios

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Twisted

Directed by: Phillip Kaufman

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Norman

Directed by: Jonathan Segal

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 August 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA
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Facts:
  • The US Mint releases the James Buchanan Presidential Dollar to circulation.
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom ends, with the last of the United States brigade combat teams crossing the border to Kuwait.
  • South Africa deploys its army to deal with public sector workers striking in a bid to earn an increased wage police shoot rubber bullets and water cannon into crowds outside a hospital in Soweto. At least five people have been killed so far during the strikes. (Reuters Africa)
  • Human rights groups express dismay at Kenya for the secret sending to Uganda of four suspects after the 2010 FIFA World Cup attacks in Kampala. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents are also said to have engaged in illegal interrogation of three of them. (''The Star'')
  • Seven people are killed and fourteen injured in a bomb attack in China's Xinjiang province. Although the region has recently been embroiled in violence including Muslim separatists and majority Han Chinese, the attack is being investigated as a criminal case. (Al Jazeera)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 19, 2010 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2010 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. There Goes My Baby - Usher
  2. Alicia Keys - Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)
  3. Ride - Ciara Featuring Ludacris
  4. Miss Me - Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
  5. Your Love - Nicki Minaj
  6. Find Your Love - Drake
  7. B.M.F. (Blowin' Money Fast) - Rick Ross Featuring Styles P
  8. Love All Over Me - Monica
  9. Pretty Boy Swag - Soulja Boy Tell'em
  10. Bittersweet - Fantasia
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Cuando Me Enamoro - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Juan Luis Guerra
  2. Yerbatero - Juanes
  3. Dime Que Me Quieres - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  4. Alejate De Mi - Camila
  5. Al Menos - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
  6. Nina Bonita - Chino & Nacho
  7. No Puedo Volver - Intocable
  8. Stand By Me - Prince Royce
  9. Te Recordare - El Trono de Mexico
  10. El Malo - Aventura
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Linkin Park - The Catalyst
  2. The Crow & The Butterfly - Shinedown
  3. Lay Me Down - The Dirty Heads Featuring Rome
  4. Another Way To Die - Disturbed
  5. Avenged Sevenfold - Nightmare
  6. Savior - Rise Against
  7. Phoenix - Lisztomania
  8. Cage The Elephant - In One Ear
  9. Bad Company - Five Finger Death Punch
  10. Neon Trees - Animal

Books

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

The Red Queen

By: Philippa Gregory

The inspiration for the critically acclaimed Starz miniseries The White Queen, #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory brings to life Margaret Beaufort, heiress to the red rose of Lancaster,

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The Rembrandt Affair

By: Daniel Silva

Gabriel Allon must travel the world to track down a painting worth killing for in this #1 New York Times bestseller. Having retreated to the windswept cliffs of Cornwall with his beautiful wife, Gabriel Allon's seclusion is interrupted by an ...

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The Search

By: Nora Roberts

A canine Search and Rescue volunteer fights danger and finds love in the Pacific Northwest wilderness in this riveting #1 New York Times bestseller from Nora Roberts.To

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Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang

By: Chelsea Handler

WHAT . . . A RIOT! Life doesn't get more hilarious than when Chelsea Handler takes aim with her irreverent wit. Who else would send all-staff emails to smoke out the dumbest people on her show? Now, in this new ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle of the Immortals

Platform: Windows

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: TR Joygame; CN Beijing Perfect World; NA Perfect World Entertainment; SK Nexon; VN Vinagame

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Arcania: Gothic 4

Arcania: Gothic 4

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox 360 PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JoWooD Entertainment Nordic Games GmbH

Pac-Man Championship Edition

Pac-Man Championship Edition

Platform: Android Xbox Live Arcade iOS PlayStation Portable PlayStation 3 Nintendo 3DS J2ME Roku Maemo 5

Genre: Maze, Arcade

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games

Battlefield: Bad Company 2: Vietnam

Battlefield: Bad Company 2: Vietnam

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Publisher: Electronic Arts

And Yet It Moves

And Yet It Moves

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, WiiWare, Onlive

Genre: Platform, puzzle

Publisher: Broken Rules

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
BofA Merrill to Pay $2.5 Million in Finra Matter

Bank of America Merrill Lynch will pay $2.5 million in restitution and fines after it failed to provide discounts to customers on a type of securities sale, the brokerage industry’s primary regulator said Wednesday. [..]

Facebook Unveils a Service to Announce Where Users Are

The long-anticipated service, called Places, lets users “check in” and notify friends, and could help the company tap into small-business advertising. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $33.63
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $75.45
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $69.62
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $41.62
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.576 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.5285 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9923 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.054 CNY

Home videos

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

Cop Out

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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Resident Evil: Afterlife

Format: DVD, Blu-ray, and Blu-ray 3D

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I'm Still Here

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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Bandslam

Format: DVD

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The Canterville Ghost

Format: DVD release

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