Wednesday January 06, 2016, Epiphany

US 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), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative). 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 Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 2016 or at January 06 across the years.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 06, 2016?


Holidays

  • 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
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Events

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Bahrain says it has dismantled a terrorist cell allegedly linked to Iran's Revolutionary Guard and Lebanon's Hezbollah. (The National)
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens becomes the highest-grossing film ever in the United States and Canada, overtaking Avatar. (Hollywood Reporter)
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Burnt

Burnt

Directed by: John Wells

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Daniel Brühl, Riccardo Scamarcio

Rock the Kasbah

Rock the Kasbah

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Bill Murray, Leem Lubany, Zooey Deschanel, Bruce Willis

Ithaca

Ithaca

Directed by: Meg Ryan

Starring: Alex Neustaedter, Meg Ryan, Sam Shepard, Hamish Linklater

Jem and the Holograms

Jem and the Holograms

Directed by: Jon M. Chu

Starring: Aubrey Peeples, Stefanie Scott, Aurora Perrineau, Hayley Kiyoko

Spectre

Spectre

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Ralph Fiennes

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 06, 2016?
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Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. - Hello
  2. - Sorry
  3. - Love Yourself
  4. - Hotline Bling
  5. - What Do You Mean?
  6. - Same Old Love
  7. - Here
  8. - Stitches
  9. - The Hills
  10. - Like I'm Gonna Lose You

Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Hotline Bling
  2. - Here
  3. - The Hills
  4. - Jumpman
  5. - 679
  6. - In The Night
  7. - Antidote
  8. - Don't
  9. - Can't Feel My Face
  10. - White Iverson

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Stressed Out
  2. - Ex's & Oh's
  3. - Adventure Of A Lifetime
  4. - Shut Up And Dance
  5. - Renegades
Sport Games on January 06, 2016

Sport Games on January 06, 2016


Serie A

Italian Football
  • Chievo - Roma : 3 - 3
  • Empoli - Inter : 0 - 1
  • Juventus - Verona : 3 - 0
  • Lazio - Carpi : 0 - 0
  • Milan - Bologna : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of January 06, 2016

Liga I

Football (Portugal)
  • Arouca - Estoril : 1 - 0
  • Belenenses - Nacional : 2 - 2
  • Benfica - Maritimo : 6 - 0
  • Moreirense - Guimaraes : 3 - 4
  • Porto - Rio Ave : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of January 06, 2016

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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It Had to Be You

It Had to Be You

Directed by: Sasha Gordon

Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope

Directed by: Rupert Jones

Born This Way

Born This Way

Directed by: Shaun Kadlec

Ajin

Ajin

Kono subarashii sekai ni shukufuku o!

Kono subarashii sekai ni shukufuku o!

Days to next January 06

If January 06, 2016 is your birthday you're 4 years, 7 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 25 days.
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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

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

Lego Marvel's Avengers

Lego Marvel's Avengers

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; OS X; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment; Feral Interactive (OS X)

Total War: Warhammer

Total War: Warhammer

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux

Genre: Turn-based strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: Sega

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • James Dao to Become New York Times’s Op-Ed Editor The New York Times announces deputy national editor James Dao will become Op-Ed editor. [..]
  • JPMorgan Pays $48 Million More to Settle Mortgage Servicing Issues 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. [..]
  • See all financial news of January 06, 2016

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $76.64
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $100.56
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $54.32
  • General Electric GE: opens at $30.27
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $134.38

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 0.9277 EUR
  • 1 USD = 118.464 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.6835 GBP
  • 1 USD = 1.4151 AUD
  • 1 USD = 1.4078 CAD

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