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), the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative). 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 Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 30, 2016?


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

  • 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)
  • Thousands of Yazidi are believed to be buried in 72 newly-discovered mass graves left by ISIL after the 2014 massacre. (The Daily Mail)
  • A car bomb explodes near the Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan, killing the perpetrator and injuring three. (The New York Times)
  • Somali Civil War (2009–present): A car bomb explodes outside the President of Somalia's compound in Mogadishu claiming at least ten people's lives. Al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack. (Daily Mail)
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Movies

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

Lion

Lion

Directed by: Garth Davis

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

Colossal

Colossal

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

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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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Motherland

Motherland

Directed by: Ramona S. Diaz

Brimstone

Brimstone

Directed by: Martin Koolhoven

Moonlight

Moonlight

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

Days to next August 30

If August 30, 2016 is your birthday you're 4 years, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 7 days.
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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Lego Worlds

Lego Worlds

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sandbox

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade

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

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Lego Marvel's Avengers

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)

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Fighting, role-playing

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $87.87
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $105.80
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $57.98
  • General Electric GE: opens at $31.34
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $159.76

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 0.8967 EUR
  • 1 USD = 102.944 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.7643 GBP
  • 1 USD = 1.3304 AUD
  • 1 USD = 1.309 CAD

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