Monday August 31, 2015

US date format: 8/31/2015, UK date format: 31/8/2015

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 31, 2015). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Cheerleader by OMI. The Man Who Knew Infinity, directed by Matt Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015 while Who Do You Love by Jennifer Weiner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Nirvana in Fire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing or Jolly Jam.
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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The Man Who Knew Infinity

Directed by: Matt Brown

Starring: Dev Patel, Jeremy Irons, Malcolm Sinclair, Raghuvir Joshi


Directed by: Florian Gallenberger

Starring: Emma Watson, Daniel Brühl, Michael Nyqvist, Richenda Carey

The Dressmaker

Directed by: Jocelyn Moorhouse

Starring: Kate Winslet, Judy Davis, Liam Hemsworth, Hugo Weaving

The Intern

Directed by: Nancy Meyers

Starring: Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, Rene Russo, Anders Holm

The Devil's Candy

Directed by: Sean Byrne

Starring: Ethan Embry, Shiri Appleby, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Kiara Glasco


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 31, 2015?


  • 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)
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  • Conservationists report in Oryx, the International Journal of Conservation that the Sumatran Rhino is now considered extinct in the wild in Malaysia. No new wild animals have been spotted since 2007, elsewhere fewer than 100 Rhinos remain in the wild. (MSN)
  • Riots in the Churachandpur district of India's Manipur State after the passage of three bills in the Manipur Legislative Assembly yesterday leave at least three people dead and three people injured. (New Delhi TV)
  • A Kansas court convicts white supremacist Frazier Glenn Miller, Jr. (also known as Frazier Glenn Cross) of three counts of murder outside two Jewish centers. (AP via Yahoo)
  • Czech authorities extradite from the United States Kevin Dahlgren, who is suspected of killing four Czech family members. (AP via Yahoo), (AP via Fox news),
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2015?

    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. OMI - Cheerleader
  2. Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd
  3. Watch Me - Silento
  4. Lean On - Major Lazer & DJ Snake Featuring MO
  5. The Weeknd - The Hills
  6. Good For You - Selena Gomez Featuring A$AP Rocky
  7. Rachel Platten - Fight Song
  8. 679 - Fetty Wap Featuring Remy Boyz
  9. Trap Queen - Fetty Wap
  10. Shut Up And Dance - WALK THE MOON

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd
  2. Watch Me - Silento
  3. The Weeknd - The Hills
  4. 679 - Fetty Wap Featuring Remy Boyz
  5. Trap Queen - Fetty Wap
  6. My Way - Fetty Wap Featuring Monty
  7. See You Again - Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth
  8. Classic Man - Jidenna Featuring Roman GianArthur
  9. Post To Be - Omarion Featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko
  10. Flex (Ooh Ooh Ooh) - Rich Homie Quan

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. Shut Up And Dance - WALK THE MOON
  2. Uma Thurman - Fall Out Boy
  3. Renegades - X Ambassadors
  4. Elle King - Ex's & Oh's
  5. Centuries - Fall Out Boy
Sport Games on August 31, 2015

Sport Games on August 31, 2015


    Football (United Kingdom)
  • Braintree Town - Aldershot : 1 - 2
  • Cheltenham - Wrexham : 2 - 1
  • Chester - Guiseley : 1 - 1
  • Dover Athletic - Boreham Wood : 2 - 1
  • Eastleigh - Torquay : 3 - 2
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TV Series

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

Nirvana in Fire

Starring: Ge Hu, Kai Wang, Long Chen, Yongdai Ding

Country: China


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Con Man

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

Who Do You Love

By: Jennifer Weiner

An unforgettable story about true love, real life, and second chances…Rachel Blum and Andy Landis are just eight years old when they meet one night in an ER waiting room.

The Wright Brothers

By: David McCullough

The #1 New York Times bestseller from David McCullough, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize—the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly—Wilbur and Orville Wright.On

The Oregon Trail

By: Rinker Buck

#1 New York Times Bestseller * #1 Indie Next Pick “Absorbing...Winning...The many layers in The Oregon Trail are linked by Mr.

Between The World And Me

By: Ta-Nehisi Coates

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the single

Finders Keepers

By: Stephen King

In 1978, petty criminal Morris Bellamy robs and murders acclaimed author John Rothstein for ending his famous Runner trilogy on an unsatisfactory note. Prior to the murder, Rothstein had been in reclusive retirement, never publishing another novel but continuing to …


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Fran Bow

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

Genre: Horror adventure game

Jolly Jam

Platform: iOS, Android, Facebook

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Rovio Stars


Platform: Linux, Mac, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure, survival

Publisher: Owlchemy Labs

Emily Is Away

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Visual novel, Romance

Platform: Browser, Android, iOS

Genre: Strategy, action

Publisher: Miniclip (mobile)

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $107.39
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $86.90
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $91.21
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $27.84
  • Visa V: opens at $71.91

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CNY = 1.3268 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 8.7586 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 17.3334 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.5919 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.4352 SEK

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