Thursday February 19, 2015

US date format: 2/19/2015, UK date format: 19/2/2015

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 19, 2015). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Eva-Deia Branson . 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 Armello or Pac-Man 256.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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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 19, 2015?


    Holidays

  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Pisces
  • Astrology: Can also be last day of sun sign Aquarius depending on the time of birth and the astrologer's viewpoint.
  • Chaoflux (Discordianism)

    Events

  • Greece requests its partners in the eurozone for a six month loan program extension in an apparent compromise attempt; Germany has rejected the request. (BBC News)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 19, 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

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?

Pac-Man 256

Platform: Android, iOS

Genre: Labyrinth, endless runner

Publisher: Bandai Namco

Platform: Arcade Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Xbox 360 Xbox One

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Koei Tecmo

Warhammer 40,000: Regicide

Platform: Microsoft Windows, iOS, Android

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Hammerfall Publishing

Battle for Donetsk

Platform: Android, Web

Genre: Platform

Publisher: LuGus Studios

Armello

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

Genre: Role-playing board game

Publisher: League of Geeks

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $103.40
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $122.85
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $121.58
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $38.15
  • Visa V: opens at $270.07

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CNY = 1.3437 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 8.87 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 15.791 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.5853 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.7418 SEK

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