Wednesday 31 August 2016

US date format: 8/31/2016, UK date format: 31/8/2016

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 31, 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 Worlds or Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade.
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Movies

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

Hacksaw Ridge

Directed by: Mel Gibson

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

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Lion

Directed by: Garth Davis

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

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Colossal

Directed by: Nacho Vigalondo

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

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The Belko Experiment

Directed by: Greg McLean

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

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Below Her Mouth

Directed by: April Mullen

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

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TV Series

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

Motherland

Directed by: Ramona S. Diaz

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Brimstone

Directed by: Martin Koolhoven

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Moonlight

Directed by: Barry Jenkins

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Kulipari: An Army of Frogs

Directed by: Tad Stones

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Four in the Morning

Directed by: Anthony Simmons

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 2016 ?

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
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Facts:
  • The oldest fossil (stromatolite) that had life is discovered in the melting snow at the Isua Greenstone Belt of Greenland. (Nature)
  • The fossil of a new species of pterosaur is discovered on Hornby Island, British Columbia in Canada. (Christian Science Monitor)
  • The population of African elephants have fallen by about 30% between 2007 and 2014. (National Geographic) (PEERJ)
  • Turkish Interior Minister Efkan Ala resigns amid criticism over his handling of a string of ISIL and PKK terror attacks, and is replaced by Süleyman Soylu. (Reuters)
  • Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi holds historic peace talks to end decades of ethnic conflict in the country. (CBC)

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2016 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Closer - The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey
  2. Cheap Thrills - Sia Featuring Sean Paul
  3. Cold Water - Major Lazer Featuring Justin Bieber & MO
  4. Heathens - twenty one pilots
  5. This Is What You Came For - Calvin Harris Featuring Rihanna
  6. twenty one pilots - Ride
  7. One Dance - Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  8. Don't Let Me Down - The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya
  9. Justin Timberlake - Can't Stop The Feeling!
  10. Send My Love (To Your New Lover) - Adele
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. One Dance - Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  2. Needed Me - Rihanna
  3. Too Good - Drake Featuring Rihanna
  4. For Free - DJ Khaled Featuring Drake
  5. Sucker For Pain - Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons With Logic & Ty Dolla $ign Feat. X Ambassadors
  6. Desiigner - Panda
  7. Broccoli - D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty
  8. Controlla - Drake
  9. Luv - Tory Lanez
  10. Don't Mind - Kent Jones
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Duele El Corazon - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Wisin
  2. Hasta El Amanecer - Nicky Jam
  3. La Bicicleta - Carlos Vives & Shakira
  4. Bobo - J Balvin
  5. Shaky Shaky - Daddy Yankee
  6. El Perdedor - Maluma Featuring Yandel
  7. Me Vas A Extranar - Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga
  8. Ya Me Entere - Reik & Nicky Jam
  9. Chillax - Farruko Featuring Ky-Mani Marley
  10. La Carretera - Prince Royce
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Heathens - twenty one pilots
  2. twenty one pilots - Ride
  3. Sucker For Pain - Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons With Logic & Ty Dolla $ign Feat. X Ambassadors
  4. twenty one pilots - Stressed Out
  5. Hymn For The Weekend - Coldplay
  6. Unsteady - X Ambassadors
  7. The Sound Of Silence - Disturbed
  8. Green Day - Bang Bang
  9. Ophelia - The Lumineers
  10. HandClap - Fitz And The Tantrums

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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

Total War: Warhammer

Total War: Warhammer

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux

Genre: Turn-based strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: Sega

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

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $77.74
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $95.33
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $106.99
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $14.34
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 8.6992 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 19.0903 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.7887 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.5205 SEK

Home videos

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

Army of One

Studio: Starz/Anchor Bay

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Point Break

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD, Blu-ray & Blu-ray 3D

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Ashby

Studio: Paramount

Format: DVD

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The Witch

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Second Mother

Studio: Oscilloscope Laboratories

Format: DVD

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