Tuesday January 12, 2016

US date format: 1/12/2016, UK date format: 12/1/2016

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 12, 2016). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Hello by Adele. Deadpool, directed by Tim Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016 while Big Rock by Lauren Blakely was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching It Had to Be You. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lego Marvel's Avengers or Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Deadpool

Directed by: Tim Miller

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, T.J. Miller, Ed Skrein

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Directed by: Taika Waititi

Starring: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rima Te Wiata, Rachel House

Dirty Grandpa

Directed by: Dan Mazer

Starring: Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Zoey Deutch, Aubrey Plaza

White Girl

Directed by: Elizabeth Wood

Starring: Morgan Saylor, Brian Marc, Justin Bartha, Adrian Martinez

Spectre

Directed by: Sam Mendes

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 12, 2016?


    Holidays

  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day

    Events

  • January 2016 Istanbul bombing: At least 10 people are killed and 15 injured, mostly German tourists, following an explosion in Istanbul's Sultanahmet Square. A Syrian suicide bomber, an ISIL member, is responsible, according to Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu. (Nine MSN), (BBC), (Reuters via Sky News Australia), (The New York Times) (CNN)Sixty alleged Islamic militants are arrested in Turkey with twenty one people arrested in the city of Sanliurfa. (ITV)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 12, 2016?


    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. Adele - Hello
  2. Sorry - Justin Bieber
  3. Love Yourself - Justin Bieber
  4. Hotline Bling - Drake
  5. What Do You Mean? - Justin Bieber
  6. Stitches - Shawn Mendes
  7. Same Old Love - Selena Gomez
  8. Alessia Cara - Here
  9. twenty one pilots - Stressed Out
  10. Like I'm Gonna Lose You - Meghan Trainor Featuring John Legend

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. Hotline Bling - Drake
  2. Alessia Cara - Here
  3. The Weeknd - The Hills
  4. 679 - Fetty Wap Featuring Remy Boyz
  5. Jumpman - Drake & Future
  6. Post Malone - White Iverson
  7. Antidote - Travis Scott
  8. In The Night - The Weeknd
  9. Don't - Bryson Tiller
  10. Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. twenty one pilots - Stressed Out
  2. Elle King - Ex's & Oh's
  3. Shut Up And Dance - WALK THE MOON
  4. Renegades - X Ambassadors
  5. Adventure Of A Lifetime - Coldplay
Sport Games on January 12, 2016

Sport Games on January 12, 2016


TV Series

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

It Had to Be You

Directed by: Sasha Gordon

Kaleidoscope

Directed by: Rupert Jones

Born This Way

Directed by: Shaun Kadlec

Sigeuneol

Evil Lives Here

Books

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

Big Rock

By: Lauren Blakely

It's not just the motion of the ocean, ladies. It's definitely the SIZE of the boat too. And I've got both firing on all cylinders. In fact, I have ALL the right assets.

The Girl on the Train

By: Paula Hawkins

The #1 New York Times Bestseller, USA Today Book of the Year, now a major motion picture starring Emily Blunt. Don't miss Paula Hawkins' new novel, Into the Water, coming May 2017. The

The Choice

By: Nicholas Sparks

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNicholas Sparks turns his unrivaled talents to a tale about love found and lost, and the choices we hope we'll never have to make.Travis

All the Light We Cannot See

By: Anthony Doerr

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, a New York Times Book Review Top Ten Book, National Book Award finalist, more than two and a half years on the New York Times bestseller listFrom the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the …

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

By: Marie Kondo

This #1 New York Times best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing.Despite

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Total War: Warhammer

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux

Genre: Turn-based strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: Sega

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

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

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)

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


    News articles

  • Automakers Go Electric, Even if Gas Is Cheap Auto makers are hurrying to produce hybrid and electric vehicles to meet new federal increases in fuel-economy standards in 2017, even though vehicles comprise only 2 percent of sales; companies are spotlighting new models at North American International Auto Show despite falling gas prices. [..]
  • Daily Report: One Grand Experiment Ends for a Facebook Co-Founder The decision by Chris Hughes, a Facebook co-founder, to put The New Republic up for sale is a reminder of the unusual places Facebook money has ended up, with unusual outcomes. [..]
  • See all financial news of January 12, 2016

    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $96.90
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $75.51
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $90.99
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $10.76
  • Visa V: opens at $74.52

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CNY = 1.2974 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 8.5072 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 17.8442 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.5608 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 5.9729 SEK

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