Wednesday 6 January 2016, EpiphanyUS date format: 1/6/2016, UK date format: 6/1/2016
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 6, 2016). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat).
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Hello by Adele.
Burnt, directed by John Wells, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016
On TV people were watching It Had to Be You.
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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Which were the important events of 6 January 2016 ?
- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
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- In Major League Baseball, Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Griffey was named on all but three of the 440 ballots received, surpassing Tom Seaver for the highest voting percentage in Hall history. Griffey and Piazza will be formally inducted on July 24. (NBC News)
- Texas state trooper Brian Encinia is charged with perjury in connection with the death of Sandra Bland. (AP via Fox 32)
- German police temporarily seal off the main entrance to the chancellery building because of a suspicious package. (Reuters) (AP via USA Today) (Al Arabia)
- The Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban-Ki Moon demands that North Korea should cease any further nuclear activity. (ABC News Australia)
- A 5.1 magnitude earthquake near Sungjibaegam, North Korea, is suspected to be a nuclear explosion at the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site. North Korea announces it has conducted a hydrogen bomb test. They claim to have tested a miniaturized bomb. If not true it would mean that the test partially failed. (AFP via ABC News Australia) (AP) (Bloomberg) (The Guardian)
- TransCanada, the firm that unsuccessfully applied for cross-border permission to build the Keystone XL pipeline, files a lawsuit against the United States alleging that the refusal of permission violated the North American Free Trade Agreement. (Reuters)
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens becomes the highest-grossing film ever in the United States and Canada, overtaking Avatar. (Hollywood Reporter)
- Bahrain says it has dismantled a terrorist cell allegedly linked to Iran's Revolutionary Guard and Lebanon's Hezbollah. (The National)
- The Islamic State's Libyan branch continues attacks on Libya's oil ports of Sidra and Ra's Lanuf, resulting in at least 10 security personnel deaths and 40 injured. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) reports that fires continue to rage in both Sidra and Ra's Lanuf after oil storage tanks were hit by shells. (Al-Jazeera) (BBC)
- Libyan Civil War (2014–present): The Islamic State's Libyan branch continues attacks on Libya's oil ports of Sidra and Ra's Lanuf, resulting in at least 10 security personnel deaths and 40 injured. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) reports that fires continue to rage in both Sidra and Ra's Lanuf after oil storage tanks were hit by shells. (Al-Jazeera) (BBC)
Sport Games on 6 January 2016
Serie AItalian Football
- Chievo - Roma : 3 - 3
- Empoli - Inter : 0 - 1
- Juventus - Verona : 3 - 0
- Lazio - Carpi : 0 - 0
Liga IFootball (Portugal)
- Arouca - Estoril : 1 - 0
- Belenenses - Nacional : 2 - 2
- Benfica - Maritimo : 6 - 0
- Moreirense - Guimaraes : 3 - 4
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2016 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 Latin songs
- Ginza - J Balvin
- El Perdon - Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias
- Solo Con Verte - Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga
- Despues de Ti Quien - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
- Borro Cassette - Maluma
- Te Metiste - Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes del Rancho
- Te Busco - Cosculluela / Nicky Jam
- Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes del Rancho - Hablemos
- Vaiven - Daddy Yankee
- Encantadora - Yandel
Top #10 Rock songs
- twenty one pilots - Stressed Out
- Elle King - Ex's & Oh's
- Adventure Of A Lifetime - Coldplay
- Shut Up And Dance - WALK THE MOON
- Renegades - X Ambassadors
- Irresistible - Fall Out Boy
- James Bay - Let It Go
- Uma Thurman - Fall Out Boy
- S.O.B. - Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
- The Sound Of Silence - Disturbed
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
The New York Times announces deputy national editor James Dao will become Op-Ed editor. [..]
The bank already paid $2 billion in a 2013 settlement with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, but did not meet all the obligations of that earlier settlement. [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $97.57
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $76.75
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $93.90
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $11.52
- 1 CNY = 1.3111 SEK
- 1 CHF = 8.5253 SEK
- 1 CHF = 17.413 MXN
- 1 CHF = 6.505 CNY
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