Saturday August 30, 2014

US date format: 8/30/2014, UK date format: 30/8/2014

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 30, 2014). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Rude by MAGIC!. The Maze Runner, directed by Wes Ball, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014 while Divergent by Veronica Roth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Equalizer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth or Assetto Corsa.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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The Maze Runner

Directed by: Wes Ball

Starring: Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter, Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Country: United States of America

A Little Chaos

Directed by: Alan Rickman

Starring: Kate Winslet, Alan Rickman, Stanley Tucci, Matthias Schoenaerts

Cake

Directed by: Daniel Barnz

Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Adriana Barraza, Anna Kendrick, Sam Worthington

American Heist

Directed by: Sarik Andreasyan

Starring: Hayden Christensen, Adrien Brody, Jordana Brewster, Akon

Nightcrawler

Directed by: Dan Gilroy

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton, Riz Ahmed

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 30, 2014?


    Holidays

  • International Day of the Disappeared
  • Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
  • Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day

    Events

  • Prime Minister Tom Thabane of Lesotho flees to South Africa as the army allegedly stages a coup. (BBC)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 30, 2014?


    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. Rude - MAGIC!
  2. Meghan Trainor - All About That Bass
  3. Stay With Me - Sam Smith
  4. Break Free - Ariana Grande Featuring Zedd
  5. Fancy - Iggy Azalea Featuring Charli XCX
  6. Nico & Vinz - Am I Wrong
  7. Problem - Ariana Grande Featuring Iggy Azalea
  8. Black Widow - Iggy Azalea Featuring Rita Ora
  9. Sia - Chandelier
  10. Bang Bang - Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. Fancy - Iggy Azalea Featuring Charli XCX
  2. Black Widow - Iggy Azalea Featuring Rita Ora
  3. John Legend - All Of Me
  4. Don't Tell 'Em - Jeremih Featuring YG
  5. Pharrell Williams - Happy
  6. 2 On - Tinashe Featuring ScHoolboy Q
  7. Wiggle - Jason Derulo Featuring Snoop Dogg
  8. Loyal - Chris Brown Featuring Lil Wayne & French Montana Or Too $hort Or Tyga
  9. New Flame - Chris Brown Featuring Usher & Rick Ross
  10. Nicki Minaj - Anaconda

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. Habits (Stay High) - Tove Lo
  2. A Sky Full Of Stars - Coldplay
  3. Come With Me Now - KONGOS
  4. Bastille - Pompeii
  5. Paramore - Ain't It Fun
Sport Games on August 30, 2014

Sport Games on August 30, 2014


TV Series

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

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Blockbustaz

Intruders

Directed by: Adam Schindler

Hasta el fin del mundo

Directed by: Not specifed

Girl Meets World

Books

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

Divergent

By: Veronica Roth

This first book in Veronica Roth's #1 New York Times bestselling Divergent trilogy is the novel the inspired the major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, and Kate Winslet.

The Mockingbird Next Door

By: Marja Mills

“A winning, nuanced portrait. . . . It seems unlikely we’ll ever have a better record of a remarkable American life.”

Big Little Lies

By: Liane Moriarty

The #1 New York Times bestseller that Entertainment Weekly called “a surefire hit.”NOW AN EMMY-NOMINATED HBO® LIMITED SERIES STARRING REESE WITHERSPOON, NICOLE KIDMAN, SHAILENE WOODLEY, ALEXANDER SKARSGÅRD, LAURA DERN, ADAM SCOTT, AND ZOË KRAVITZ FROM THE DIRECTOR OF WILD AND …

If I Stay

By: Gayle Forman

The critically acclaimed, bestselling novel from Gayle Forman, author of Where She Went, Just One Day, and Just One Year. Soon to be a major motion picture, starring Chloe Moretz! In the blink of an eye everything changes.

Outlander

By: Diana Gabaldon

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A STARZ ORIGINAL SERIES Unrivaled storytelling. Unforgettable characters. Rich historical detail. These are the hallmarks of Diana Gabaldon’s work.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Wii U, New Nintendo 3DS, Xbox One

Genre: Roguelike, dungeon crawler, shooter, action-adventure

Publisher: Nicalis

Crossy Road

Platform: iOS, tvOS, Android, Windows Phone

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: iOS, tvOS; Hipster Whale; Android, Windows Phone; Yodo1

CounterSpy

Platform: PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 PlayStation Vita Android iOS

Genre: Stealth, side-scrolling

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Football Manager 2015

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS, Android

Genre: Sports, business simulation

Publisher: Sega

Assetto Corsa

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 4 Xbox One

Genre: Racing simulation

Publisher: Kunos Simulazioni 505 Games (XONE, PS4)

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


    News articles

  • After Napa Jolt, Quake-Proofing Your Homeowner’s Insurance Ann Carrns Your Money Adviser column notes many homeowners, jarred by earthquake in Napa County, Calif, are wondering whether they should buy special earthquake insurance, which is generally not covered by homeowner's policies; cites questions to consider when buying earthquake protection. [..]
  • Alibaba to Begin Investor Roadshow in Week of Sept. 8 Under the latest timetable, Alibaba will hope to price its stock sale toward the later half of the week of Sept. 15, a person briefed on the matter said. [..]
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