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Tuesday 31 August 2010

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 31, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Love The Way You Lie by Eminem. The King's Speech, directed by Tom Hooper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Nikita. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Ball Online or Crunchball 3000.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 31 August 2010

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The King's Speech

Directed by: Tom Hooper

Starring: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Derek Jacobi

Country: United States

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The Town

Directed by: Ben Affleck

Starring: Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner

Country: United States

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The Way

Directed by: Emilio Estevez

Starring: Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Deborah Kara Unger, Yorick van Wageningen

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Beginners

Directed by: Mike Mills

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Mélanie Laurent, Goran Visnjic

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Easy A

Directed by: Will Gluck

Starring: Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Penn Badgley, Dan Byrd

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Nikita

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Hellcats

Directed by: Robert F. Slatzer

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Sidekick

Directed by: Blake Van de Graaf

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Offspring

Directed by: Andrew van den Houten

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Grandma's House

Directed by: Paul D. Hannah

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 2010 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Laurent Fignon: French athlete, a cyclist who twice won the Tour de France (1983 and 1984).
Facts:
  • A roadside bomb and mortar attack in the Somali capital Mogadishu kill at least 14 people and injure several others. (Al Jazeera)
  • 8 people are killed in a petrol bomb attack at a bar in Cancún, Mexico. (APA)
  • 4 Israelis are shot to death in an attack in the West Bank next to Kiryat Arba. (BBC)
  • A roadside bomb kills 4 United States troops in eastern Afghanistan. (AP via MSNBC)
  • An explosion occurs outside the head office of a government-run television station in Bangkok, Thailand. (Xinhua)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 31, 2010 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2010 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. There Goes My Baby - Usher
  2. Deuces - Chris Brown Featuring Tyga & Kevin McCall
  3. Alicia Keys - Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)
  4. Love All Over Me - Monica
  5. Miss Me - Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
  6. Your Love - Nicki Minaj
  7. Bittersweet - Fantasia
  8. B.M.F. (Blowin' Money Fast) - Rick Ross Featuring Styles P
  9. Ride - Ciara Featuring Ludacris
  10. Fancy - Drake Featuring T.I. & Swizz Beatz
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Yerbatero - Juanes
  2. Dime Que Me Quieres - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  3. Cuando Me Enamoro - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Juan Luis Guerra
  4. Alejate De Mi - Camila
  5. El Malo - Aventura
  6. Al Menos - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
  7. Nina De Mi Corazon - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  8. Te Recordare - El Trono de Mexico
  9. No Puedo Volver - Intocable
  10. Pedro Fernandez - Amarte A La Antigua
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Linkin Park - The Catalyst
  2. Another Way To Die - Disturbed
  3. Lay Me Down - The Dirty Heads Featuring Rome
  4. Avenged Sevenfold - Nightmare
  5. Savior - Rise Against
  6. Phoenix - Lisztomania
  7. The Crow & The Butterfly - Shinedown
  8. Neon Trees - Animal
  9. Bad Company - Five Finger Death Punch
  10. Cage The Elephant - In One Ear

Books

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

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

By: Stieg Larsson

Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel, the first in Stieg Larsson's thrilling Millenium series featuring Lisbeth Salander.

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Empire Of The Summer Moon

By: S. C. Gwynne

In the tradition of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, a stunningly vivid historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West,

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Committed

By: Elizabeth Gilbert

The #1 New York Times bestselling follow-up to Eat, Pray, Love--an intimate and erudite celebration of love. Look out for Elizabeth Gilbert’s new book, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, coming on

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Fly Away Home

By: Jennifer Weiner

From one of the nation’s most beloved writers, Fly Away Home is an unforgettable story of a mother and two daughters who seek refuge in an old Connecticut beach house.When

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

DJMAX Technika 2

DJMAX Technika 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: Pentavision

Crunchball 3000

Crunchball 3000

Platform: Adobe Flash Player

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Armor Games

Dead Rising 2

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Survival horror, beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

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Battlefield: Bad Company 2: Vietnam

Battlefield: Bad Company 2: Vietnam

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Dragon Ball Online

Dragon Ball Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fantasy Science-Fiction Action MMORPG

Publisher: KOR CJ Internet Corporation; CN Shanda Games; JP Namco Bandai Games; TW Cayenne Tech; HK Cayenne Tech

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Acquisitions Up in U.S. Power Industry

Acquisitions in the United States power industry surged more than 20-fold by value in the first eight months of the year. Advisers say expect more deals as buyers such as Blackstone Group bet electricity prices will rise with economic recovery, Bloomberg News reported. [..]

Candover Investments to Sell Off Portfolio

Private equity firm Candover Investments said it will wind itself up, sealing the fate of one of the buyout industry’s highest-profile victims of the credit crunch, Reuters reported. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $32.31
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $71.93
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $65.12
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $38.37
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.7091 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.3944 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9524 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.074 CNY

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Peter and Vandy

Format: DVD

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Racing Dreams

Format: DVD

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Hurricane Season

Format: DVD and Blu-ray

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Monsters vs. Aliens

Format: Blu-ray 3-D

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Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day

Format: DVD

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