Tuesday August 30, 2016

US date format: 8/30/2016, UK date format: 30/8/2016

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 30, 2016). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Closer by The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey. Hacksaw Ridge, directed by Mel Gibson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016 On TV people were watching Motherland. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lego Marvel's Avengers or Space Hulk: Deathwing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge

Directed by: Mel Gibson

Starring: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer



Directed by: Garth Davis

Starring: Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, Sunny Pawar



Directed by: Nacho Vigalondo

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, Austin Stowell, Tim Blake Nelson

The Belko Experiment

The Belko Experiment

Directed by: Greg McLean

Starring: John Gallagher Jr., Tony Goldwyn, Adria Arjona, John C. McGinley

Below Her Mouth

Below Her Mouth

Directed by: April Mullen

Starring: Erika Linder, Natalie Krill, Sebastian Pigott, Mayko Nguyen


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 30, 2016?


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


  • Sinjar massacre: Thousands of Yazidi are believed to be buried in 72 newly-discovered mass graves left by ISIL after the 2014 massacre. (The Daily Mail)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 30, 2016?
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Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. - Closer
  2. - Cheap Thrills
  3. - Cold Water
  4. - Heathens
  5. - This Is What You Came For
  6. - Ride
  7. - One Dance
  8. - Don't Let Me Down
  9. - Can't Stop The Feeling!
  10. - Send My Love (To Your New Lover)

Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - One Dance
  2. - Needed Me
  3. - Too Good
  4. - For Free
  5. - Sucker For Pain
  6. - Panda
  7. - Broccoli
  8. - Controlla
  9. - Luv
  10. - Don't Mind

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Heathens
  2. - Ride
  3. - Sucker For Pain
  4. - Stressed Out
  5. - Hymn For The Weekend

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Directed by: Ramona S. Diaz



Directed by: Martin Koolhoven



Directed by: Barry Jenkins

Kulipari: An Army of Frogs

Kulipari: An Army of Frogs

Directed by: Tad Stones

Four in the Morning

Four in the Morning

Directed by: Anthony Simmons


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Lego Worlds

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sandbox

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Total War: Warhammer

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux

Genre: Turn-based strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: Sega

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade

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

Genre: Massively multiplayer online third-person shooter

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Lego Marvel's Avengers

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; OS X; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure

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


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $78.05
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $96.00
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $107.87
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $14.43
  • Visa V: opens at $81.00

Exchange Rates

  • 1 CHF = 8.6716 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 19.139 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.7882 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.5166 SEK
  • 1 CAD = 14.3756 MXN

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