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Friday 27 August 2010

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 27, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Love The Way You Lie by Eminem. Black Swan, directed by Darren Aronofsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sidekick. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 1001 Crystal Mazes Collection or Dementium II.
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What the sky looked like on 27 August 2010

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

Black Swan

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel, Winona Ryder

Country: United States

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127 Hours

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: James Franco, Amber Tamblyn, Kate Mara, Sean Bott

Country: United States

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Never Let Me Go

Directed by: Mark Romanek

Starring: Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield, Izzy Meikle-Small

Country: United States

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The Debt

Directed by: John Madden

Starring: Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington, Tom Wilkinson, Ciarán Hinds

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Directed by: Sofia Coppola

Starring: Stephen Dorff, Elle Fanning, Chris Pontius, Erin Wasson

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TV Series

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Directed by: Blake Van de Graaf

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Directed by: Andrew van den Houten

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Grandma's House

Directed by: Paul D. Hannah

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The Great Outdoors

Directed by: Universal Studios

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Directed by: Phillip Kaufman

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 August 2010 ?

  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 27 August
Famous Deaths:
  • Luna Vachon: American-Canadian wrestler and manager (d. 2010).
  • Battle of Mogadishu
  • The al-Shabaab rebel group in Somalia says it has called 11 truckloads of reinforcements to take over the capital Mogadishu after a week-long battle. (Al Jazeera)
  • At least 43 people are killed in the violence. (Press TV)
  • Police in India kill Umakanta Mahato, a top Maoist guerilla wanted in connection with the Gyaneshwari Express train derailment in May. (''Times of India'')
  • Two bombs explode in the Mexican city of Ciudad Victoria, the capital of Tamaulipas, outside the municipal police station and the Televisa television station. (BNO via New Kerala)

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Sport Games on 27 August 2010

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Kaiserslautern - Bayern Munich : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 27 August 2010
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Augsburg - Paderborn : 1 - 0
  • Erzgebirge Aue - Bochum : 1 - 0
  • Oberhausen - Frankfurt FSV : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 27 August 2010
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Valladolid - Villarreal B : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 27 August 2010
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Metz : 0 - 0
  • Angers - Sedan : 0 - 3
  • Boulogne - Istres : 2 - 0
  • Clermont - Le Havre : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 27 August 2010

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 27, 2010 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2010 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. There Goes My Baby - Usher
  2. Alicia Keys - Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)
  3. Miss Me - Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
  4. Your Love - Nicki Minaj
  5. Deuces - Chris Brown Featuring Tyga & Kevin McCall
  6. Love All Over Me - Monica
  7. Ride - Ciara Featuring Ludacris
  8. Bittersweet - Fantasia
  9. B.M.F. (Blowin' Money Fast) - Rick Ross Featuring Styles P
  10. Find Your Love - Drake
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Cuando Me Enamoro - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Juan Luis Guerra
  2. Yerbatero - Juanes
  3. Dime Que Me Quieres - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  4. Alejate De Mi - Camila
  5. Al Menos - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
  6. No Puedo Volver - Intocable
  7. Nina Bonita - Chino & Nacho
  8. El Malo - Aventura
  9. Te Recordare - El Trono de Mexico
  10. Pedro Fernandez - Amarte A La Antigua
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Linkin Park - The Catalyst
  2. Another Way To Die - Disturbed
  3. Lay Me Down - The Dirty Heads Featuring Rome
  4. The Crow & The Butterfly - Shinedown
  5. Avenged Sevenfold - Nightmare
  6. Savior - Rise Against
  7. Phoenix - Lisztomania
  8. Bad Company - Five Finger Death Punch
  9. Cage The Elephant - In One Ear
  10. Neon Trees - Animal


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

The Disappearing Spoon

By: Sam Kean

From New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean comes incredible stories of science, history, finance, mythology, the arts, medicine, and more, as told by the Periodic Table.

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Death On The D-List

By: Nancy Grace

The brutal slayings of a string of her patients in New York and a horrific attempt on her own life leave Hailey Dean down, but not defeated.

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The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

By: Stieg Larsson

Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel, the first in Stieg Larsson's thrilling Millenium series featuring Lisbeth Salander.

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The Murder Room

By: Michael Capuzzo

Thrilling, true crime tales from the Vidocq Society - a team of the world's finest forensic investigators whose monthly lunches lead to justice in ice-cold murders.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

1001 Crystal Mazes Collection

1001 Crystal Mazes Collection

Platform: Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Teyon

Dinner Date

Dinner Date

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Casual

Lego Harry Potter: Years 1–4

Lego Harry Potter: Years 1–4

Platform: iOS; OS X; Microsoft Windows; Nintendo DS; Wii; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Portable; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment; Feral Interactive (OS X)

Dementium II

Dementium II

Platform: Nintendo DS Microsoft Windows[1] OS X

Genre: First-person shooter, survival horror

Publisher: JP Intergrow

Dragon Ball Online

Dragon Ball Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fantasy Science-Fiction Action MMORPG

Publisher: KOR CJ Internet Corporation; CN Shanda Games; JP Namco Bandai Games; TW Cayenne Tech; HK Cayenne Tech

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
$10 Million Bail for Accused New Jersey Fraudster

Eliyahu Weinstein, a New Jersey man charged with leading a $200 million Ponzi scheme that targeted fellow Orthodox Jews, was granted $10 million bail Thursday by an American judge. [..]

A Family Brand With Big Dreams for Its Soy Milk

A campaign from the small, family-owned company 8th Continent is aimed at mothers and plays up the company’s roots. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $32.21
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $72.78
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $65.99
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $38.30
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.6122 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.4688 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9778 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.112 CNY

Home videos

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

Malice in Wonderland

Format: DVD

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Puppet Master: Axis of Evil

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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More Than a Game

Format: DVD

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Michael Jackson's This Is It

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers

Format: DVD

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