Thursday August 29, 2013

US date format: 8/29/2013, UK date format: 29/8/2013

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 29, 2013). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Axl Duhamel . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke. Enemy, directed by Denis Villeneuve, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013 while Zealot by Reza Aslan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Swathi Chinukulu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crusader Kings 2: Sons of Abraham or Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 2013 or at August 29 across the years.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Enemy

Enemy

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Mélanie Laurent, Sarah Gadon, Isabella Rossellini

Oculus

Oculus

Directed by: Mike Flanagan

Starring: Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites, Katee Sackhoff, Rory Cochrane

The Family

The Family

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dianna Agron, John D'Leo

The Green Inferno

The Green Inferno

Directed by: Eli Roth

Starring: Lorenza Izzo, Ariel Levy, Aaron Burns, Kirby Bliss Blanton

Country: Chile

The Love Punch

The Love Punch

Directed by: Joel Hopkins

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 29, 2013?


Holidays

  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
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Events

  • The French frigate Chevalier Paul leaves the port city of Toulon, though the shipping authorities declined to confirm a media report that it was headed to Syria. (Reuters) (Voice of Russia)

Famous Birthday

  • Axl Duhamel: American noted family, the first child...
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 29, 2013?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Blurred Lines
  2. - Holy Grail
  3. - Same Love
  4. - Can't Hold Us
  5. - Hold On, We're Going Home
  6. - Gas Pedal
  7. - Power Trip
  8. - Thrift Shop
  9. - Body Party
  10. - Take Back The Night

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Radioactive
  2. - Safe And Sound
  3. - Royals
  4. - Gone, Gone, Gone
  5. - Sail

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Swathi Chinukulu

Swathi Chinukulu

Directed by: Sri Chakravarthy

About Time

About Time

Directed by: Richard Curtis

Falco

Falco

Directed by: Thomas Roth

The House That Jack Built

The House That Jack Built

Directed by: Henry Barrial

Jodha Akbar

Jodha Akbar

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Zealot by Reza Aslan

Zealot

By:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Good Housekeeping • Booklist • Publishers Weekly • BookishFrom the internationally bestselling author of No god but

First Sight by Danielle Steel

First Sight

By:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERParis, L.A., and the world of ready to wear fashion provide rich backdrops for Danielle Steel’s deeply involving story of a gifted designer whose talent and drive have brought her everything—except the ability to erase her past …

The Sports Gene by David Epstein

The Sports Gene

By:

The New York Times bestseller – with a new afterword about early specialization in youth sports.The debate is as old as physical competition.

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Gone Girl

By:

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROn a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears.

William Shakespeare'S Star Wars by Ian Doescher

William Shakespeare'S Star Wars

By:

Return once more to a galaxy far, far away with this sublime retelling of George Lucas’s epic Star Wars in the style of the immortal Bard of Avon.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crusader Kings 2: Sons of Abraham

Crusader Kings 2: Sons of Abraham

Genre: Grand strategy

Publisher: Paradox Interactive

Grid 2

Grid 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Mac OS X Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters Feral Interactive (Mac OS X)

Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed

Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed

Platform: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure, beat 'em up, action role-playing

Publisher: JP Acquire; NA XSEED Games; EU NIS America; WW XSEED Games (PC)

Age of Empires II: The Forgotten

Age of Empires II: The Forgotten

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy expansion pack

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

Driftmoon

Driftmoon

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: adventure roleplaying

money

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $88.63
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $491.65
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $32.93
  • General Electric GE: opens at $23.16
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $181.96

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 98.33 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0537 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9312 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.1204 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 130.16 JPY

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