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Friday 26 August 2016

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 26, 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 Damaged by Lisa Scottoline was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Brimstone. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lego Marvel's Avengers or Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade.
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What the sky looked like on 26 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 26 August 2016 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
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Sport Games on 26 August 2016

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Charleroi - Eupen : 3 - 2
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Werder Bremen : 6 - 0
See all Football game results of 26 August 2016
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Hannover : 1 - 1
  • Heidenheim - Wurzburger Kickers : 1 - 2
  • Sandhausen - Stuttgart : 1 - 2
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Betis - La Coruna : 0 - 0
  • Espanol - Malaga : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 26 August 2016

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 26, 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 ?

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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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.

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Curious Minds

By: Janet Evanovich, Phoef Sutton

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Janet Evanovich, bestselling author of the Stephanie Plum series, teams up with Emmy-winning writer Phoef Sutton for a brand-new series of mysteries featuring Emerson Knight and Riley Moon, a dynamic duo with instant and undeniable ...

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Bullseye

By: James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge

Caught in the crosshairs of a deadly standoff, Detective Michael Bennett must kill...or be killed. Snow blankets the avenues of Manhattan's exclusive Upper West Side. The storm is the perfect cover for a fashionable, highly trained team of lethal assassins ...

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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

Lego Marvel's Avengers

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

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Fighting, role-playing

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $80.11
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $95.35
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $107.94
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $14.37
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 8.6655 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 19.0353 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.8198 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.5176 SEK

Home videos

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

Equals

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Touched with Fire

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Martian

Studio: 20th Century Fox

Format: 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray

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How to Be Single

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Not Without My Daughter

Studio: Olive Films

Format: DVD

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