Wednesday 19 August 2015

US date format: 8/19/2015, UK date format: 19/8/2015

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 19, 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 Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Love Island. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Angry Birds 2 or Kirby and the Rainbow Curse.
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Movies

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

Room

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

Directed by: Lenny Abrahamson

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

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Spotlight

Written by: Josh Singer, Tom McCarthy

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

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

Country: United States of America

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Steve Jobs

Directed by: Danny Boyle

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

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The Danish Girl

Directed by: Tom Hooper

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

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Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

Directed by: Wes Ball

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

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TV Series

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

Love Island

Directed by: A2ZCDS

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Pes

Cradle to Grave

Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 August 2015 ?

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 International Association of Athletics Federations elects former British Olympic champion runner Lord Sebastian Coe as its new President, replacing Lamine Diack of Senegal. Ukrainian pole vault champion Sergey Bubka was the other contender for the position. (BBC), (Al Jazeera)
  • The United States Navy SEALs announce a plan to allow women to register, the first time in history. (The Navy Times)
  • A drive by shooting outside of a Boys & Girls Club in Rochester, New York leaves three people killed and four injured. (WGRZ)
  • Police in the U.S. city of St. Louis, Missouri make nine arrests and use tear gas to disperse protesters after a killing of an armed man allegedly aiming a gun at police officers earlier in the day. (CNN)
  • Following a July 15 hacking, user data of the infidelity-promoting dating website Ashley Madison is leaked with over 30 million users having their information compromised. (BBC)

Sport Games on 19 August 2015

Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bristol City - Leeds : 2 - 2
  • Hull - Fulham : 2 - 1
  • Sheffield Weds - Reading : 1 - 1
  • Wolves - QPR : 2 - 3
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League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Doncaster - Southend : 0 - 0
  • Wigan - Scunthorpe : 3 - 0
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 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 #10 Latin songs
  1. El Perdon - Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias
  2. La Gozadera - Gente de Zona Featuring Marc Anthony
  3. Propuesta Indecente - Romeo Santos
  4. Te Metiste - Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes del Rancho
  5. Ginza - J Balvin
  6. Fanatica Sensual - Plan B
  7. El Amor de Su Vida - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
  8. Hilito - Romeo Santos
  9. Malditas Ganas - El Komander
  10. La Mordidita - Ricky Martin Featuring Yotuel
Top #10 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
  6. Centuries - Fall Out Boy
  7. Tear In My Heart - twenty one pilots
  8. Cecilia And The Satellite - Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness
  9. Brother - NEEDTOBREATHE Featuring Gavin DeGraw
  10. Someone New - Hozier

Books

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

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.

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Plunder And Deceit

By: Mark R. Levin

In each of his astounding #1 New York Times bestsellers, Mark R. Levin’s overlying patriotic mission has been to avert a devastating tragedy: The loss of the greatest republic known to

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Magic Shifts

By: Ilona Andrews

In the latest Kate Daniels novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Ilona Andrews, magic is coming and going in waves in post-Shift Atlanta—and each crest leaves danger in its

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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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

Platform: Wii U

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Nintendo

Angry Birds 2

Angry Birds 2

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Rovio Entertainment

The Age of Decadence

The Age of Decadence

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Iron Tower Studio

Kick & Fennick

Kick & Fennick

Platform: PlayStation Vita, Wii U, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Green Hill

Lego Minifigures Online

Lego Minifigures Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS, Android

Genre: Massively multiplayer online

Publisher: Funcom

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Chinese Stocks Tumble 6.2% Amid Government Intervention Efforts

The stock sell-off on Tuesday puts the Shanghai index just above the low it reached on July 8, before the government’s rescue efforts began. [..]

Chromebooks Gaining on iPads in School Sector

Last year, about 3.9 million Chromebooks were shipped in the education sector, an increase in unit sales of more than 310 percent compared with the previous year, IDC said. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $116.65
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $92.25
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $98.70
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $28.19
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CNY = 1.3409 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 8.8218 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 17.1949 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.6223 CNY

Home videos

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

Dying of the Light

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Mad Max: Fury Road

Studio: Warner Bros.

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

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12 Rounds 3: Lockdown

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Mississippi Grind

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Back to the Jurassic

Studio: Alchemy

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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