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Thursday 20 August 2015

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 20, 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 Sick In The Head by Judd Apatow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Love Island. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Assassin's Creed Chronicles or Guitar Hero Live.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 20 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 20 August 2015 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 20, 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 ?

Sick In The Head

By: Judd Apatow

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom the writer and director of Knocked Up and the producer of Freaks and Geeks comes a collection of intimate, hilarious conversations with the biggest names in comedy

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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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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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Dead Wake

By: Erik Larson

#1 New York Times BestsellerFrom the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the LusitaniaOn May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Assassin's Creed Chronicles

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 4 PlayStation Vita Xbox One

Genre: Platform, action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Human Resource Machine

Human Resource Machine

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Tomorrow Corporation

Jelly Jump

Jelly Jump

Platform: Mobile

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Ketchapp

Guitar Hero Live

Guitar Hero Live

Platform: PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Wii U Xbox 360 Xbox One iOS

Genre: Rhythm

Publisher: Activision

Kingdom

Kingdom

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, Xbox One

Genre: Adventure, Simulation

Publisher: Raw Fury Games

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $114.86
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $90.62
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $97.50
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $27.51
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CNY = 1.3332 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 8.8775 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 17.5049 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.6614 CNY

Home videos

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

Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!

Studio: Asylum – Gaiam

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Blackhat

Studio: Universal

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Wolfpack

Studio: Magnolia

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made Of

Studio: Film Rise

Format: DVD

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Murder of a Cat

Studio: Anchor Bay

Format: DVD

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