Friday August 28, 2015

US date format: 8/28/2015, UK date format: 28/8/2015

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 28, 2015). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Sophia Cordalis . 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 Paper Towns by John Green was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Love Island. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chroma Squad or Age of Empires II: The African Kingdoms.
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 28, 2015?


    Holidays

  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)

    Events

  • South Sudanese Civil War: Rebels and the Sudan People's Liberation Army trade accusations of violations of recently-signed peace accords. (Reuters)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 28, 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
Sport Games on August 28, 2015

Sport Games on August 28, 2015


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?

Paper Towns

By: John Green

From the #1 bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down and The Fault in Our Stars Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Mystery #1 New York Times Bestseller USA Today Bestseller Publishers Weekly BestsellerNow a major …

Devil'S Bridge

By: Linda Fairstein

In her seventeenth Alexandra Cooper thriller, New York Times bestselling author Linda Fairstein takes readers where they have never been before: Inside the mind of NYPD Detective Mike Chapman.The

The Marriage Of Opposites

By: Alice Hoffman

“[A] luminous, Marquez-esque tale.” —O, The Oprah Magazine From the New York Times bestselling author of The Dovekeepers and The Museum of Extraordinary Things: a forbidden love story set on the

The Nightingale

By: Kristin Hannah

A #1 New York Times bestseller, Wall Street Journal Best Book of the Year, and soon to be a major motion picture, this unforgettable novel of love and strength in the face of war has enthralled a generation.

Alert

By: James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge

"This is not a test"-every New Yorker's worst nightmare is about to become a reality. New Yorkers aren't easily intimidated, but someone is doing their best to scare them, badly.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

BoxBoy!

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Puzzle platformer

Publisher: Nintendo

Galak-Z: The Dimensional

Platform: PlayStation 4 Microsoft Windows OS X Linux

Genre: Shooter, roguelike

Publisher: 17-BIT

Empire TV Tycoon

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Business simulation

Publisher: WW Dreamsite Games

Age of Empires II: The African Kingdoms

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy expansion pack

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

Chroma Squad

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Behold Studios

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $106.96
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $86.10
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $92.85
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $27.73
  • Visa V: opens at $72.10

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CNY = 1.3225 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 8.787 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 17.4439 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.6335 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.4025 SEK

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