Monday 8 May 2017

US date format: 5/8/2017, UK date format: 8/5/2017

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 8, 2017). The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to That's What I Like by Bruno Mars. The Square, directed by Ruben Östlund, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017 while A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wonder Woman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III.
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Movies

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

The Square

Directed by: Ruben Östlund

Starring: Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, Dominic West, Terry Notary

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Everything, Everything

Directed by: Stella Meghie

Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson, Anika Noni Rose, Ana de la Reguera

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Wonderstruck

Directed by: Todd Haynes

Starring: Oakes Fegley, Julianne Moore, Michelle Williams, Millicent Simmonds

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Megan Leavey

Directed by: Gabriela Cowperthwaite

Starring: Kate Mara, Ramon Rodriguez, Tom Felton, Bradley Whitford

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Boone: The Bounty Hunter

Directed by: Robert Kirbyson

Starring: John Hennigan, Osric Chau, Spencer Grammer, Jonathan Lipnicki

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TV Series

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

Wonder Woman

Directed by: Patty Jenkins

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Dear White People

Directed by: Justin Simien

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The Circle

Directed by: James Ponsoldt

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Shots Fired

Directed by: Unavailable

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Iron Fist

Directed by: Carlo Rola

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 2017 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The journal Genes & Development publishes research from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in a mouse-model study (which may translate over to humans) alluding as to why hair turns gray and goes bald. The scientists describe a protein called KROX20 which switches on skin cells that become a hair shaft, which then causes cells to produce another protein called stem cell factor. In mice, these two proteins are important for baldness and graying. (Time)
  • Rare specimens of daisies from the 1850s originally held in the National Museum of Natural History in Paris were reportedly destroyed by Australia in March allegedly due to incomplete paperwork. (BBC)
  • The United States Senate confirms Heather Wilson as Secretary of the Air Force. (The Washington Post)
  • Political appointments of Donald Trump: The United States Senate confirms Heather Wilson as Secretary of the Air Force. (The Washington Post)
  • Sally Yates testifies before the United States Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism concerning investigations into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and in the Trump administration. (CNN)

Sport Games on 8 May 2017

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Braunschweig - Union Berlin : 3 - 1
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Leganes - Betis : 4 - 0
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Ajaccio GFCO : 1 - 0
  • Lens - Strasbourg : 1 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Chelsea - Middlesbrough : 3 - 0
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 2017 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. That's What I Like - Bruno Mars
  2. Ed Sheeran - Shape Of You
  3. Humble. - Kendrick Lamar
  4. Despacito - Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber
  5. Mask Off - Future
  6. Something Just Like This - The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
  7. DNA. - Kendrick Lamar
  8. iSpy - KYLE Featuring Lil Yachty
  9. XO TOUR Llif3 - Lil Uzi Vert
  10. It Ain't Me - Kygo x Selena Gomez
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. That's What I Like - Bruno Mars
  2. Humble. - Kendrick Lamar
  3. Mask Off - Future
  4. DNA. - Kendrick Lamar
  5. iSpy - KYLE Featuring Lil Yachty
  6. XO TOUR Llif3 - Lil Uzi Vert
  7. Congratulations - Post Malone Featuring Quavo
  8. Khalid - Location
  9. Passionfruit - Drake
  10. Tunnel Vision - Kodak Black
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Despacito - Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber
  2. Chantaje - Shakira Featuring Maluma
  3. El Amante - Nicky Jam
  4. Subeme La Radio - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Descemer Bueno, Zion & Lennox Or Sean Paul
  5. Christian Nodal - Adios Amor
  6. Reggaeton Lento (Bailemos) - CNCO & Little Mix
  7. Deja Vu - Prince Royce & Shakira
  8. Felices Los 4 - Maluma
  9. Sigo Extranandote - J Balvin
  10. Escapate Conmigo - Wisin Featuring Ozuna
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Believer - Imagine Dragons
  2. Heavy - Linkin Park Featuring Kiiara
  3. Heathens - twenty one pilots
  4. Lust For Life - Lana Del Rey Featuring The Weeknd
  5. Lord Huron - The Night We Met
  6. Hard Times - Paramore
  7. Rag'n'Bone Man - Human
  8. Sucker For Pain - Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons With Logic & Ty Dolla $ign Feat. X Ambassadors
  9. The Revivalists - Wish I Knew You
  10. American Dream - Bob Pressner

Books

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

A Court of Wings and Ruin

By: Sarah J. Maas

Feyre has returned to the Spring Court, determined to gather information on Tamlin's maneuverings and the invading king threatening to bring Prythian to its knees. But to do so she must play a deadly game of deceit-and one slip may …

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Into the Water

By: Paula Hawkins

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAn addictive new novel of psychological suspense from the author of #1 New York Times bestseller and global phenomenon The Girl on the Train“Hawkins is at the forefront of a group of female authors—think Gillian Flynn …

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Against All Odds

By: Danielle Steel

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The wise, moving new novel from Danielle Steel, whose many bestselling tales have made her one of America’s favorite authorsTaking chances is part of life, but when you bet your future against the odds, it’s …

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The Fix

By: David Baldacci

David Baldacci's remarkable detective Amos Decker--the man who can forget nothing--was first introduced in the sensational #1 New York Times bestseller Memory Man. Now Decker returns in a stunning new novel .

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Sega

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
A Hotel for Every Traveler, Sometimes Several Under One Roof

To stay competitive, hotel companies are increasingly expanding their portfolios to offer “a brand for each price point and each occasion.” [..]

Akzo Nobel Rejects 3rd Offer From PPG Industries, a U.S. Rival

The Dutch maker of Dulux paint said the latest bid still undervalued the company and would have faced “complex and lengthy regulatory hurdles.” [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $67.78
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $110.39
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $121.37
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $18.91
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 8.8473 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 19.2211 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.911 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.452 SEK

Home videos

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

Queen of Katwe

Studio: Disney

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Son of Joseph

Studio: Kino Lorber

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Bambi

Studio: Disney

Format: 2-Disc 75th Anniversary Signature Edition DVD & Blu-ray

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BASEketball

Studio: Universal

Format: Blu-ray

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The Love Witch

Studio: Oscilloscope Laboratories

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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