Wednesday 23 August 2017

US date format: 8/23/2017, UK date format: 23/8/2017

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 23, 2017). The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Despacito by Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber. Lady Bird, directed by Greta Gerwig, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017 while Seeing Red by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Good Game. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 2017 or at August 23 across the years.

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

What the sky looked like on 23 August 2017

Get the star map showing the sky over this special date

Get the map of the stars on your day

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 23 August 2017 and get them!

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Lady Bird

Directed by: Greta Gerwig

Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges

More info

Darkest Hour

Directed by: Joe Wright

Starring: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ben Mendelsohn

More info

Downsizing

Directed by: Alexander Payne

Starring: Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau, Kristen Wiig

More info

Suburbicon

Directed by: George Clooney

Starring: Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, Oscar Isaac, Noah Jupe

More info

Victor Crowley

Directed by: Adam Green

Starring: Parry Shen, Kane Hodder, Laura Ortiz, Dave Sheridan

More info

Personalized book about You

Personalized book about You

Your book about what happened on 23 August 2017

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

TV Series

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

Good Game

Directed by: Mary Ratliff

More info

The Layover

Directed by: William H. Macy

More info

Somewhere Between

Directed by: Linda Goldstein Knowlton

More info

Gypsy

Directed by: Emile Ardolino

More info

The Mist

Directed by: weinstein

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 23 August 2017!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 2017 ?

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
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 23 August
Facts:
  • Voters in Angola go to the polls to elect 220 National Assembly members. The leader of the winning party will become the new president, following the retirement of José Eduardo dos Santos, who has held the role since 1979. (Al Jazeera)
  • Angolan legislative election, 2017: Voters in Angola go to the polls to elect 220 National Assembly members. The leader of the winning party will become the new president, following the retirement of José Eduardo dos Santos, who has held the role since 1979. (Al Jazeera)
  • A headless dismembered torso found washed ashore in Copenhagen two days ago is identified as Kim Wall. According to a police spokesperson, the body was deliberately mutilated and had metal attached to it so that it would not float. (Reuters via MSN), (BBC)
  • Disappearance of Kim Wall: A headless dismembered torso found washed ashore in Copenhagen two days ago is identified as Kim Wall. According to a police spokesperson, the body was deliberately mutilated and had metal attached to it so that it would not float. (Reuters via MSN), (BBC)
  • Hurricane and storm surge watches are issued for Texas and Louisiana as the tropical system Harvey strengthens into a tropical depression and is predicted to bring both heavy rainfall and storm surge. (The Weather Channel)

Birth chart on this day

Planetary positions on August 23, 2017 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on August 23, 2017 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

See birth chart for 23 August 2017

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 23 August 2017 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2017?

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2017 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Despacito - Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber
  2. Wild Thoughts - DJ Khaled Featuring Rihanna & Bryson Tiller
  3. Unforgettable - French Montana Featuring Swae Lee
  4. Believer - Imagine Dragons
  5. Charlie Puth - Attention
  6. There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back - Shawn Mendes
  7. That's What I Like - Bruno Mars
  8. Bodak Yellow (Money Moves) - Cardi B
  9. Ed Sheeran - Shape Of You
  10. I'm The One - DJ Khaled Featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Wild Thoughts - DJ Khaled Featuring Rihanna & Bryson Tiller
  2. Unforgettable - French Montana Featuring Swae Lee
  3. That's What I Like - Bruno Mars
  4. Bodak Yellow (Money Moves) - Cardi B
  5. I'm The One - DJ Khaled Featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne
  6. Bank Account - 21 Savage
  7. Childish Gambino - Redbone
  8. Congratulations - Post Malone Featuring Quavo
  9. Humble. - Kendrick Lamar
  10. XO TOUR Llif3 - Lil Uzi Vert
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Despacito - Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber
  2. Mi Gente - J Balvin & Willy William Featuring Beyonce
  3. Felices Los 4 - Maluma
  4. Escapate Conmigo - Wisin Featuring Ozuna
  5. El Amante - Nicky Jam
  6. Subeme La Radio - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Descemer Bueno, Zion & Lennox Or Sean Paul
  7. Imitadora - Romeo Santos
  8. Chantaje - Shakira Featuring Maluma
  9. Ahora Dice - Chris Jeday Presenta J Balvin, Ozuna & Arcangel
  10. Tu Foto - Ozuna
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Believer - Imagine Dragons
  2. Portugal. The Man - Feel It Still
  3. Imagine Dragons - Thunder
  4. The Revivalists - Wish I Knew You
  5. Linkin Park - Numb
  6. Linkin Park - In The End
  7. Heavy - Linkin Park Featuring Kiiara
  8. Take It All Back - Judah & The Lion
  9. Lord Huron - The Night We Met
  10. The Man - The Killers

Books

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

Seeing Red

By: Sandra Brown

#1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown delivers nonstop suspense and supercharged sexual tension in a thriller about tainted heroism and vengeance without mercy. Kerra Bailey is a TV journalist hot on the trail of a story guaranteed to …

More info

The Store

By: James Patterson, Richard DiLallo

THE STORE IS WATCHING YOU.Jacob and Megan Brandeis have gotten jobs with the mega-successful, ultra-secretive Store. Seems perfect. Seems safe. But their lives are about to become anything but perfect, anything but safe.

More info

The Glass Castle

By: Jeannette Walls

Now a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts. MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST The perennially bestselling, extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, “nothing short of spectacular” (Entertainment Weekly) memoir from one …

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Sega

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
A Hunt for Ways to Combat Online Radicalization

There are similarities between how Islamists and white nationalists operate online, researchers said. Those can be used to limit recruitment’s reach. [..]

Dear iPhone: Here’s Why We’re Still Together After 10 Years

With the introduction of new iPhones on the horizon, a look at many of the reasons that Apple’s smartphone has kept us in its grip for the last decade. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $73.27
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $105.78
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $115.41
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $19.04
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 8.344 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 18.3298 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.898 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.4176 SEK

Home videos

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

How to Be a Latin Lover

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

More info

The Net

Studio: Sony

Format: Blu-ray

More info

Paterson

Studio: Universal

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

More info

Trespass

Studio: Shout! Factory

Format: Blu-ray

More info

Victoria & Abdul

Studio: Universal

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

More info

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 23 August 2017 is such a special date for you!