Sunday August 21, 2016

US date format: 8/21/2016, UK date format: 21/8/2016

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 21, 2016). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Cheap Thrills by Sia Featuring Sean Paul. USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage, directed by Mario Van Peebles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016 On TV people were watching Four in the Morning. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade or Space Hulk: Deathwing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 21, 2016?


Holidays

  • Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Orthodox - Thaddaeus
  • RC saints - Pope Pius X
  • Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held

Events

  • Somali Civil War (2009–present): An al-Shabaab suicide car bomb kills at least 20 people in the town of Galkayo in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region. (Reuters)
  • An al-Shabaab suicide car bomb kills at least 20 people in the town of Galkayo in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region. (Reuters)
  • Gaziantep bombing: The death toll from the Turkish wedding bombing rises to 50 with up to 94 people injured. Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant is suspected of conducting the attack. (Daily Sabah)
  • The death toll from the Turkish wedding bombing rises to 50 with up to 94 people injured. Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant is suspected of conducting the attack. (Daily Sabah)
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Tom Sizemore, Thomas Jane, Matt Lanter

Let Her Out

Let Her Out

Directed by: Cody Calahan

Starring: Alanna LeVierge, Nina Kiri, Adam Christie, Kate Fenton

The Evil in Us

The Evil in Us

Directed by: Jason William Lee

Starring: Debs Howard, Danny Zaporozan, Behtash Fazlali, Ian Collins

Spaceman

Spaceman

Directed by: Brett Rapkin

Starring: Josh Duhamel, W. Earl Brown, Ernie Hudson, Winter Ave Zoli

Kubo and the Two Strings

Kubo and the Two Strings

Directed by: Travis Knight

Starring: Charlize Theron, Art Parkinson, Matthew McConaughey, Ralph Fiennes

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 21, 2016?
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Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. - Cheap Thrills
  2. - One Dance
  3. - This Is What You Came For
  4. - Can't Stop The Feeling!
  5. - Cold Water
  6. - Don't Let Me Down
  7. - Ride
  8. - Needed Me
  9. - Closer
  10. - Send My Love (To Your New Lover)

Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - One Dance
  2. - Needed Me
  3. - Panda
  4. - For Free
  5. - Don't Mind
  6. - Too Good
  7. - Controlla
  8. - Broccoli
  9. - I Got The Keys
  10. - Work

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Ride
  2. - Heathens
  3. - Stressed Out
  4. - Sucker For Pain
  5. - Hymn For The Weekend
Sport Games on August 21, 2016

Sport Games on August 21, 2016


Serie A

Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Lazio : 3 - 4
  • Bologna - Crotone : 1 - 0
  • Chievo - Inter : 2 - 0
  • Empoli - Sampdoria : 0 - 1
  • Genoa - Cagliari : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of August 21, 2016

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Eupen - Anderlecht : 2 - 2
  • Gent - Westerlo : 4 - 2
  • Lokeren - Genk : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of August 21, 2016

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Ath Madrid - Alaves : 1 - 1
  • Sociedad - Real Madrid : 0 - 3
  • Sp Gijon - Ath Bilbao : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of August 21, 2016

La Liga Segunda Division

Football (Spain)
  • Gimnastic - Lugo : 2 - 2
  • Numancia - Levante : 0 - 1
  • Sevilla B - Girona : 3 - 3
  • Valladolid - Oviedo : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of August 21, 2016

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Four in the Morning

Four in the Morning

Directed by: Anthony Simmons

Betrayed

Betrayed

Desert Flippers

Desert Flippers

Australian Survivor

Australian Survivor

Hillary

Hillary

Days to next August 21

If August 21, 2016 is your birthday you're 3 years, 11 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 18 days.
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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Lego Worlds

Lego Worlds

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sandbox

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade

Platform: Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Massively multiplayer online third-person shooter

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Total War: Warhammer

Total War: Warhammer

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux

Genre: Turn-based strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: Sega

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 0.8836 EUR
  • 1 USD = 100.455 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.765 GBP
  • 1 USD = 1.3123 AUD
  • 1 USD = 1.288 CAD

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