Thursday August 31, 2017

US date format: 8/31/2017, UK date format: 31/8/2017

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 31, 2017). The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Despacito by Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber. It, directed by Andy Muschietti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017 On TV people were watching Good Game. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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It

Written by: Stephen King (novel), Gary Dauberman (screenplay), Chase Palmer (screenplay)

Directed by: Andy Muschietti

Starring: Bill Skarsgård, Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard, Sophia Lillis

Country: United States of America

Molly's Game

Directed by: Aaron Sorkin

Starring: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera

I, Tonya

Directed by: Craig Gillespie

Starring: Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney, Julianne Nicholson

The Death of Stalin

Directed by: Armando Iannucci

Starring: Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Jeffrey Tambor, Andrea Riseborough

The Mountain Between Us

Directed by: Hany Abu-Assad

Starring: Idris Elba, Kate Winslet, Beau Bridges, Dermot Mulroney

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 31, 2017?


    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)
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    Events

  • Wells Fargo account fraud scandal: Wells Fargo reports finding an additional 1.4 million potentially fake bank and credit card accounts, bringing the total problematic accounts to approximately 3.5 million. (CNN)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 31, 2017?


    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. Despacito - Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber
  2. Wild Thoughts - DJ Khaled Featuring Rihanna & Bryson Tiller
  3. Bodak Yellow (Money Moves) - Cardi B
  4. Unforgettable - French Montana Featuring Swae Lee
  5. Believer - Imagine Dragons
  6. Charlie Puth - Attention
  7. There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back - Shawn Mendes
  8. That's What I Like - Bruno Mars
  9. Ed Sheeran - Shape Of You
  10. Body Like A Back Road - Sam Hunt

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. Wild Thoughts - DJ Khaled Featuring Rihanna & Bryson Tiller
  2. Bodak Yellow (Money Moves) - Cardi B
  3. Unforgettable - French Montana Featuring Swae Lee
  4. That's What I Like - Bruno Mars
  5. I'm The One - DJ Khaled Featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne
  6. Bank Account - 21 Savage
  7. Congratulations - Post Malone Featuring Quavo
  8. Childish Gambino - Redbone
  9. Humble. - Kendrick Lamar
  10. XO TOUR Llif3 - Lil Uzi Vert

TV Series

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

Good Game

Directed by: Mary Ratliff

The Layover

Directed by: William H. Macy

Somewhere Between

Directed by: Linda Goldstein Knowlton

Gypsy

Directed by: Emile Ardolino

The Mist

Directed by: weinstein

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Sega

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $81.50
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $105.31
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $119.63
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $19.26
  • Visa V: opens at $104.06

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CHF = 8.265 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 18.643 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.8662 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.3528 SEK
  • 1 CAD = 14.3271 MXN

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