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Wednesday 19 August 2015

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 19, 2015). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). 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 Armello or Chris Sawyer's Locomotion.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 19 August 2015

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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

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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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Black Mass

Directed by: Scott Cooper

Starring: Johnny Depp, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dakota Johnson, Joel Edgerton

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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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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 19, 2015 - Geocentric view

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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 ?

Alert

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.

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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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All the Light We Cannot See

By: Anthony Doerr

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, a New York Times Book Review Top Ten Book, National Book Award finalist, more than two and a half years on the New York Times bestseller listFrom the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the ...

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The Marriage Of Opposites

By: Alice Hoffman

“[A] luminous, Marquez-esque tale.” —O, The Oprah Magazine From the New York Times bestselling author of The Dovekeepers and The Museum of Extraordinary Things: a forbidden love story set on the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Afterfall: Reconquest

Afterfall: Reconquest

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Third-person shooter, action, adventure

Publisher: Nicolas Entertainment Group

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

Platform: PlayStation 2 Xbox Game Boy Advance Nintendo DS Mobile phone Handheld TV game PlayStation Network

Genre: Science fiction

Publisher: LucasArts Ubisoft (GBA & DS versions)

Armello

Armello

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux iOS Android PlayStation 4 Xbox One

Genre: Role-playing board game

Publisher: League of Geeks

Lego Jurassic World

Lego Jurassic World

Platform: Android; iOS; 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)

Chris Sawyer's Locomotion

Chris Sawyer's Locomotion

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Atari

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?

The World Is Not Enough

Studio: 20th Century Fox

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Magic Mike XXL

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Gallows

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Jurassic World

Studio: Universal

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

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Unfinished Business

Studio: 20th Century Fox

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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