Wednesday 16 April 2014US date format: 4/16/2014, UK date format: 16/4/2014
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 16, 2014). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat).
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Happy by Pharrell Williams.
Plastic, directed by Julian Gilbey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014
while Power Play by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Happy Valley.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cue Club 2 or Warhammer 40,000: Carnage.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Paternus
- Saint Bernadette
- Blessed HervT of Tours
- Saint Turibius
- Saint Fructuosus
- Saint Drogo.
- Saint Benedict Joseph Labre
- Mawlid in Shi'a Islam (2006).
- Birthday of the Danish sovereign, Queen Margrethe, celebrated in Greenland.
- Saints Martial, Urban, Eventius, Caecilian, Julia, and their companions, martyrs of 304
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- In football, Real Madrid C.F. defeats arch-rivals FC Barcelona 2-1 to secure its 19th Copa del Rey trophy. (Sports Illustrated)
- Scientists discover an egg membrane protein, Juno, that facilitates fertilisation in mammals. (The Independent)
- Scientists discover a new moon forming in the outer edge of Saturn's A ring, unofficially called "Peggy". (NASA Science)
- A Soyuz-U rocket carrying a new Egyptian communication satellite, EgyptSat-2, was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. (ITAR-TASS)
- Barry O'Farrell resigns as Premier of the Australian state of New South Wales after giving misleading evidence to the Independent Commission against Corruption. (Sydney Morning Herald)
- Yonhap news agency reports that the Republic of Korea Coast Guard has been dispatched to rescue a ferry with 476 passengers sinking off the southeastern coast of South Korea with claims that at least four passengers have died and scores are injured. Approximately 280 people remain unaccounted for. (AP), (AFP via Nine MSN), (BBC)
- 2014 South Korean ferry capsizing:: Yonhap news agency reports that the Republic of Korea Coast Guard has been dispatched to rescue a ferry with 476 passengers sinking off the southeastern coast of South Korea with claims that at least four passengers have died and scores are injured. Approximately 280 people remain unaccounted for. (AP), (AFP via Nine MSN), (BBC)
- Six armored personnel carriers belonging to the Ukrainian military are captured by pro-Russian protesters amid rising tensions between the protestors and the military. (BBC)
- 2014 pro-Russian unrest in Ukraine:: Six armored personnel carriers belonging to the Ukrainian military are captured by pro-Russian protesters amid rising tensions between the protestors and the military. (BBC)
- Jordanian warplanes strike a convoy of vehicles as they were trying to enter Jordan from Syria. (BBC)
- More chemical attacks are reported, this time in the Damascus suburbs. (Reuters)
- Syrian Civil War: More chemical attacks are reported, this time in the Damascus suburbs. (Reuters)Jordanian warplanes strike a convoy of vehicles as they were trying to enter Jordan from Syria. (BBC)
- Gunmen ambush a bus killing nine people and wounding six others in western Ethiopia near the Sudanese border. (Reuters)
Sport Games on 16 April 2014
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Everton - Crystal Palace : 2 - 3
- Man City - Sunderland : 2 - 2
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 2014 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Pharrell Williams - Happy
- John Legend - All Of Me
- Talk Dirty - Jason Derulo Featuring 2 Chainz
- The Man - Aloe Blacc
- Loyal - Chris Brown Featuring Lil Wayne & French Montana Or Too $hort Or Tyga
- Show Me - Kid Ink Featuring Chris Brown
- Drunk In Love - Beyonce Featuring Jay Z
- Na Na - Trey Songz
- The Monster - Eminem Featuring Rihanna
- Partition - Beyonce
Top #10 Latin songs
- Odio - Romeo Santos Featuring Drake
- El Perdedor - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Marco Antonio Solis
- Adrenalina - Wisin Featuring Jennifer Lopez & Ricky Martin
- Propuesta Indecente - Romeo Santos
- Hermosa Experiencia - Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga
- Darte Un Beso - Prince Royce
- Te Robare - Prince Royce
- Vivir Mi Vida - Marc Anthony
- Te Hubieras Ido Antes - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
- 6 AM - J Balvin Featuring Farruko
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
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- United Technologies UTX: opens at $117.00
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $32.60
- 1 CHF = 7.0534 CNY
- 1 CAD = 5.6463 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.8003 CHF
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