Tuesday August 23, 2016

US date format: 8/23/2016, UK date format: 23/8/2016

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 23, 2016). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Cheap Thrills by Sia Featuring Sean Paul. Arrival, directed by Denis Villeneuve, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016 while Sting by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Brimstone. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens or Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Arrival

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg

Nocturnal Animals

Directed by: Tom Ford

Starring: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Wakefield

Directed by: Robin Swicord

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Jennifer Garner, Victoria Bruno, Ellery Sprayberry

USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

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

Let Her Out

Directed by: Cody Calahan

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 23, 2016?


    Holidays

  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
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    Events

  • The Court of Arbitration for Sport upholds a ban of Russian athletes from next month's Paralympics over its state-sponsored doping program. (BBC)(CNN)
  • 2016 Summer Paralympics: The Court of Arbitration for Sport upholds a ban of Russian athletes from next month's Paralympics over its state-sponsored doping program. (BBC)(CNN)
  • Melania Trump plans to sue The Daily Mail and Politico after the publications allege that she worked as an escort. (CNN)
  • The New York Times reports its Moscow bureau was targeted this month by hackers, believed to be Russian. While there is no evidence that the hackers were successful, the FBI is investigating. (Reuters) (AP via The New York Times)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2016?


    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. Cheap Thrills - Sia Featuring Sean Paul
  2. Cold Water - Major Lazer Featuring Justin Bieber & MO
  3. This Is What You Came For - Calvin Harris Featuring Rihanna
  4. Heathens - twenty one pilots
  5. One Dance - Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  6. Closer - The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey
  7. twenty one pilots - Ride
  8. Don't Let Me Down - The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya
  9. Justin Timberlake - Can't Stop The Feeling!
  10. Needed Me - Rihanna

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. One Dance - Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  2. Needed Me - Rihanna
  3. Sucker For Pain - Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons With Logic & Ty Dolla $ign Feat. X Ambassadors
  4. Desiigner - Panda
  5. Too Good - Drake Featuring Rihanna
  6. For Free - DJ Khaled Featuring Drake
  7. Controlla - Drake
  8. Don't Mind - Kent Jones
  9. Broccoli - D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty
  10. Work - Rihanna Featuring Drake

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. Heathens - twenty one pilots
  2. twenty one pilots - Ride
  3. Sucker For Pain - Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons With Logic & Ty Dolla $ign Feat. X Ambassadors
  4. twenty one pilots - Stressed Out
  5. Hymn For The Weekend - Coldplay

TV Series

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

Brimstone

Directed by: Martin Koolhoven

Moonlight

Directed by: Barry Jenkins

Kulipari: An Army of Frogs

Directed by: Tad Stones

Four in the Morning

Directed by: Anthony Simmons

Dalui Yeonin - Bobogyungsim Ryeo

Books

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

Sting

By: Sandra Brown

The #1 New York Times bestselling novel of corruption, treachery, and tantalizing sexual tension . . . where nothing is what it seems and every truth brought to light exposes a darker lie.When

Damaged

By: Lisa Scottoline

“Scottoline writes riveting thrillers that keep me up all night, with plots that twist and turn.” –Harlan CobenTen-year-old Patrick O'Brien is a natural target at school.

Present Over Perfect

By: Shauna Niequist

LIVE A LIFE OF MEANING AND CONNECTION Instead of pushing for perfection A few years ago, I found myself exhausted and isolated, my soul and body sick.

Three Sisters, Three Queens

By: Philippa Gregory

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory, the little-known story of three Tudor women who are united in sisterhood and yet compelled to be rivals when they fulfill their destinies as queens.As

Insidious

By: Catherine Coulter

In this thrilling entry in #1 New York Times bestselling author Catherine Coulter’s FBI series, FBI agents Savich and Sherlock must discover who is trying to murder Venus Rasmussen, a powerful, wealthy society icon.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Lego Worlds

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sandbox

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Lego Marvel's Avengers

Platform: 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)

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Fighting, role-playing

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


    Stock Markets

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  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $81.46
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $95.91
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $109.00
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $14.43
  • Visa V: opens at $81.37

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CHF = 8.7024 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 19.2479 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.8906 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.4792 SEK
  • 1 CAD = 14.3481 MXN

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