Thursday August 27, 2015

US date format: 8/27/2015, UK date format: 27/8/2015

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 27, 2015). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Cheerleader by OMI. The Martian, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015 while Being Mortal by Atul Gawande was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Love Island. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Human Resource Machine or Dead Synchronicity.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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The Martian

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara

Country: United States of America

Eye in the Sky

Directed by: Gavin Hood

Starring: Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman, Barkhad Abdi

Hardcore Henry

Written by: Ilya Naishuller (screenwriter), Will Stewart (additional writing by)

Directed by: Ilya Naishuller

Starring: Sharlto Copley, Tim Roth, Haley Bennett, Danila Kozlovsky

A Bigger Splash

Directed by: Luca Guadagnino

Starring: Tilda Swinton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Ralph Fiennes, Dakota Johnson

Maggie's Plan

Directed by: Rebecca Miller

Starring: Greta Gerwig, Ethan Hawke, Julianne Moore, Maya Rudolph

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 27, 2015?


    Holidays

  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo

    Events

  • Thousands of protesters joined a Guatemalan national strike Thursday demanding the resignation of President Otto Pérez Molina for corruption. Five of 13 cabinet ministers have resigned since Friday, and Tuesday, the Supreme Court unanimously approved a motion to impeach the president. (Bloomberg), (The Bayou Buzz), (The Weather Space)
  • Vassiliki Thanou-Christophilou, the head of the Court of Cassation, is appointed as interim Prime Minister of Greece for the duration of the upcoming election. She is the first woman to hold the post. (AP via Roanoke)
  • David H. Murdock, the CEO and chairman of Dole Food Company, along with a fellow confidant, are ordered to pay $148 million for misleading directors and shareholders. (AP via The Washington Post)
  • Four people are killed on the Caribbean island of Dominica as a result of floods and landslides caused by Tropical Storm Erika. (WRAL)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2015?


    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. OMI - Cheerleader
  2. Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd
  3. Watch Me - Silento
  4. Lean On - Major Lazer & DJ Snake Featuring MO
  5. The Weeknd - The Hills
  6. Rachel Platten - Fight Song
  7. Trap Queen - Fetty Wap
  8. My Way - Fetty Wap Featuring Monty
  9. Bad Blood - Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar
  10. Good For You - Selena Gomez Featuring A$AP Rocky

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd
  2. Watch Me - Silento
  3. The Weeknd - The Hills
  4. Trap Queen - Fetty Wap
  5. My Way - Fetty Wap Featuring Monty
  6. See You Again - Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth
  7. 679 - Fetty Wap Featuring Remy Boyz
  8. Post To Be - Omarion Featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko
  9. Classic Man - Jidenna Featuring Roman GianArthur
  10. Flex (Ooh Ooh Ooh) - Rich Homie Quan

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. Shut Up And Dance - WALK THE MOON
  2. Uma Thurman - Fall Out Boy
  3. Renegades - X Ambassadors
  4. Elle King - Ex's & Oh's
  5. Centuries - Fall Out Boy

TV Series

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

Love Island

Directed by: A2ZCDS

A Season with Notre Dame Football

Doctor Foster

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

An Klondike

Books

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

Being Mortal

By: Atul Gawande

Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, The New York Times Book Review, NPR, and Chicago Tribune, now in paperback with a new reading group guideMedicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming the dangers of childbirth, …

Between The World And Me

By: Ta-Nehisi Coates

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the single

The English Spy

By: Daniel Silva

#1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva delivers another stunning thriller in his latest action-packed tale of high stakes international intrigue featuring the inimitable Gabriel Allon.First

The Little Paris Bookshop

By: Nina George

Monsieur Perdu can prescribe the perfect book for a broken heart. But can he fix his own? Monsieur Perdu calls himself a literary apothecary.

Plunder And Deceit

By: Mark R. Levin

In each of his astounding #1 New York Times bestsellers, Mark R. Levin’s overlying patriotic mission has been to avert a devastating tragedy: The loss of the greatest republic known to

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Evoland 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Action Adventure, RPG

Publisher: Shiro Games

Human Resource Machine

Platform: Microsoft Windows; OS X; Wii U; Linux

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Tomorrow Corporation

Warhammer 40,000: Regicide

Platform: Microsoft Windows, iOS, Android

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Hammerfall Publishing

Dead Synchronicity

Platform: Android, iOS, Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 4

Genre: Point-and-click adventure game

Publisher: Daedalic Entertainment

AirMech

Platform: Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Multiplayer online battle arena

Publisher: Carbon Games Ubisoft (consoles)

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


    Stock Markets

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  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $108.39
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $84.35
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $92.52
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $27.40
  • Visa V: opens at $71.94

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CNY = 1.3245 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 8.7602 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 17.47 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.6268 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.41 SEK

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