Tuesday June 16, 2015

US date format: 6/16/2015, UK date format: 16/6/2015

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 16, 2015). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative). Famous people born on this day include Isadora Scaglioni . In that special week of June people in US were listening to See You Again by Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth. Magic Mike XXL, directed by Gregory Jacobs, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015 while Primates Of Park Avenue by Wednesday Martin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Love Island. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gravity Falls: Legend of the Gnome Gemulets or Code Name: S.T.E.A.M..
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 2015 or at June 16 across the years.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 16, 2015?


Holidays

  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement

Events

  • al-Qaeda insurgency in Yemen: al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula announces that its leader Nasser al-Wuhayshi was killed in a US drone strike last Friday. (BBC)
  • al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula announces that its leader Nasser al-Wuhayshi was killed in a US drone strike last Friday. (BBC)
  • Syrian Civil War: Kurdish People's Protection Units have captured the border town of Tell Abyad from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant forces. (Al-Jazeera)
  • Kurdish People's Protection Units have captured the border town of Tell Abyad from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant forces. (Al-Jazeera)
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Magic Mike XXL

Magic Mike XXL

Directed by: Gregory Jacobs

Starring: Channing Tatum, Joe Manganiello, Matt Bomer, Adam Rodriguez

Guddu Rangeela

Guddu Rangeela

Directed by: Subhash Kapoor

Starring: Arshad Warsi, Amit Sadh, Ronit Roy, Aditi Rao Hydari

Faith of Our Fathers

Faith of Our Fathers

Directed by: Carey Scott

Starring: David A.R. White, Kevin Downes, Stephen Baldwin, Candace Cameron Bure

Checkmate

Checkmate

Directed by: Timothy Woodward Jr.

Starring: Danny Glover, Vinnie Jones, Sean Astin, Mischa Barton

Scottish Mussel

Scottish Mussel

Directed by: Talulah Riley

Starring: Martin Compston, Talulah Riley, Morgan Watkins, Joe Thomas

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 16, 2015?
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Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. - See You Again
  2. - Bad Blood
  3. - Trap Queen
  4. - Shut Up And Dance
  5. - Want To Want Me
  6. - Uptown Funk!
  7. - Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey)
  8. - Hey Mama
  9. - Honey, I'm Good.
  10. - Sugar

Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - See You Again
  2. - Trap Queen
  3. - Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey)
  4. - Nasty Freestyle
  5. - Watch Me
  6. - Post To Be
  7. - The Hills
  8. - B**** Better Have My Money
  9. - Slow Motion
  10. - Somebody

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Shut Up And Dance
  2. - Budapest
  3. - Take Me To Church
  4. - Uma Thurman
  5. - Centuries

TV Series

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

Love Island

Directed by: A2ZCDS

Safe House

Safe House

Directed by: John Laing

Oh My Ghost!

Oh My Ghost!

Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri

Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri

Charlotte

Charlotte

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Primates Of Park Avenue by Wednesday Martin

Primates Of Park Avenue

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Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller! The book that has outraged the social elite! “Eye-popping.” —People “Amusing, perceptive and…deliciously evil.” —The New York Times Book Review “Juicy, sexy, bawdy stuff.”

Seveneves by Neal Stephenson

Seveneves

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Anathem, Reamde, and Cryptonomicon comes an exciting and thought-provoking science fiction epic—a grand story of annihilation and survival spanning five thousand years.What

Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

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Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly …

Our Souls At Night by Kent Haruf

Our Souls At Night

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A spare yet eloquent, bittersweet yet inspiring story of a man and a woman who, in advanced age, come together to wrestle with the events of their lives and their hopes

Finders Keepers by Stephen King

Finders Keepers

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In 1978, petty criminal Morris Bellamy robs and murders acclaimed author John Rothstein for ending his famous Runner trilogy on an unsatisfactory note. Prior to the murder, Rothstein had been in reclusive retirement, never publishing another novel but continuing to …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Gravity Falls: Legend of the Gnome Gemulets

Gravity Falls: Legend of the Gnome Gemulets

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Ubisoft

Grey Goo

Grey Goo

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Grey Box

Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.

Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Nintendo

Kick & Fennick

Kick & Fennick

Platform: PlayStation Vita, Wii U, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Green Hill

Cities XXL

Cities XXL

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: City-building game

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $83.81
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $127.03
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $45.35
  • General Electric GE: opens at $27.17
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $166.33

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 0.8889 EUR
  • 1 USD = 123.383 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.6391 GBP
  • 1 USD = 1.2898 AUD
  • 1 USD = 1.2291 CAD

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