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Wednesday 24 August 2016

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 24, 2016). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). 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 Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Brimstone. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Total War: Warhammer or Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2.
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What the sky looked like on 24 August 2016

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Movies

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

Arrival

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

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

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Nocturnal Animals

Directed by: Tom Ford

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

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Wakefield

Directed by: Robin Swicord

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

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USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

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

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Let Her Out

Directed by: Cody Calahan

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

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TV Series

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

Brimstone

Directed by: Martin Koolhoven

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Moonlight

Directed by: Barry Jenkins

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Kulipari: An Army of Frogs

Directed by: Tad Stones

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Four in the Morning

Directed by: Anthony Simmons

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Dalui Yeonin - Bobogyungsim Ryeo

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 August 2016 ?

Holidays:
  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 24, 2016 - Geocentric view

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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 #10 Latin songs
  1. Duele El Corazon - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Wisin
  2. Hasta El Amanecer - Nicky Jam
  3. La Bicicleta - Carlos Vives & Shakira
  4. Bobo - J Balvin
  5. El Perdedor - Maluma Featuring Yandel
  6. Shaky Shaky - Daddy Yankee
  7. Me Vas A Extranar - Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga
  8. Chillax - Farruko Featuring Ky-Mani Marley
  9. Ya Me Entere - Reik & Nicky Jam
  10. La Carretera - Prince Royce
Top #10 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
  6. Unsteady - X Ambassadors
  7. Bohemian Rhapsody - Panic! At The Disco
  8. The Sound Of Silence - Disturbed
  9. Ben Rector - Brand New
  10. Ophelia - The Lumineers

Books

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

Hillbilly Elegy

By: J. D. Vance

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, NAMED BY THE TIMES AS ONE OF "6 BOOKS TO HELP UNDERSTAND TRUMP'S WIN" AND SOON TO BE A MAJOR-MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY RON HOWARD "You will not read a more important book about America ...

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The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo

By: Amy Schumer

#1 New York Times Bestseller "Amy Schumer's book will make you love her even more. For a comedian of unbridled (and generally hilarious) causticity, Schumer has written a probing, confessional, unguarded, and, yes, majorly humanizing non-memoir, a book that trades ...

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Truly Madly Guilty

By: Liane Moriarty

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, FROM THE AUTHOR OF BIG LITTLE LIES, now an HBO series.Winner of Goodreads Choice Award for Best FictionEntertainment Weekly's “Best Beach Bet”A USA Today Hot Books for Summer SelectionA Miami Herald Summer Reads Pick“Here’s ...

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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.

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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

Total War: Warhammer

Total War: Warhammer

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux

Genre: Turn-based strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: Sega

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

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Fighting, role-playing

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $81.47
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $96.01
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $108.02
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $14.67
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 8.6748 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 19.1062 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.8808 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.4888 SEK

Home videos

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

Ghostbusters

Studio: Sony

Format: 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray

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Sacrifice

Studio: Shout! Factory

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Rock the Kasbah

Studio: Universal

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Kubo and the Two Strings

Studio: Universal

Format: DVD, Blu-ray & Blu-ray 3D

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Jack Goes Home

Studio: Koch Vision

Format: DVD

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