Friday August 26, 2016

US date format: 8/26/2016, UK date format: 26/8/2016

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 26, 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 Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist 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 Battlefleet Gothic: Armada.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in those months ?

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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 26, 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

    Events

  • A newly-discovered galaxy known as Dragonfly 44 appears to be made up mostly of dark matter. (IBTimes)
  • Police and protesters clash in Harare after a court ruled that protests against Robert Mugabe can continue. (ABC News)
  • 2016 Zimbabwe protests: Police and protesters clash in Harare after a court ruled that protests against Robert Mugabe can continue. (ABC News)
  • The France Conseil d'État suspends Villeneuve-Loubet commune's ban on full-body burkini swimsuits. (Reuters)
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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
Sport Games on August 26, 2016

Sport Games on August 26, 2016


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?

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.

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 …

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 …

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.

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Lego Worlds

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sandbox

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Total War: Warhammer

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux

Genre: Turn-based strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: Sega

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

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

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


    Stock Markets

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  • 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
  • Visa V: opens at $80.62

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CHF = 8.6655 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 19.0353 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.8198 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.5176 SEK
  • 1 CAD = 14.3302 MXN

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