Wednesday 16 May 2012US date format: 5/16/2012, UK date format: 16/5/2012
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 2012). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye.
Mud, directed by Jeff Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012
while The Shoemaker'S Wife by Adriana Trigiani was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Satyamev Jayate.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Call of Duty: Black Ops: Declassified or ChefVille.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 May 2012
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Which were the important events of 16 May 2012 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
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- Cambodian police and soldiers clash with villagers after attempting to evict them from their land, where a Russian plantation project is to be headquartered. A teenage girl has reportedly been killed. (AP via ''The Jakarta Post'')
- The black box from a Russian passenger jet that crashed in the Indonesian province of West Java on May 9 is recovered by Indonesian authorities. (CNN)
- Police in the Australian state of Queensland remove an Aboriginal Tent Embassy in Musgrave Park in the state capital Brisbane. (ABC Online)
- Greek politics:
- Greece is to hold a second round of elections on June 17, after final talks by the major political parties to form a coalition government were unsuccessful. (BBC)
- Former judge Panagiotis Pikrammenos is appointed to lead a caretaker government in the meantime. (AP via ''Huffington Post'')
- Jean-Marc Ayrault is sworn in as the Prime Minister of France. (AP via ''The San-Francisco Chronicle'')
- Parachuting Rat, an artwork by Banksy, in Melbourne, estimated to be worth AU$50,000, has been accidentally destroyed by building work. (ABC News Australia)
- China Central Television Headquarters in Beijing is completed, a decade after its design by OMA. ( (''Huffington Post''))
Sport Games on 16 May 2012
La Liga Segunda DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Alcorcon - Elche : 3 - 1
- Alcoyano - Murcia : 1 - 3
- Barcelona B - Valladolid : 1 - 2
- Cartagena - Xerez : 0 - 0
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 2012 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Climax - Usher
- Birthday Cake - Rihanna Featuring Chris Brown
- Leave You Alone - Young Jeezy Featuring Ne-Yo
- UP! - LoveRance Featuring IamSu & Skipper or 50 Cent
- Drank In My Cup - Kirko Bangz
- Another Round - Fat Joe Featuring Chris Brown
- Cashin' Out - Ca$h Out
- Love On Top - Beyonce
- The Motto - Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
- Ayy Ladies - Travis Porter Featuring Tyga
Top #10 Latin songs
- Michel Telo - Ai Se Eu Te Pego
- Bailando Por El Mundo - Juan Magan Featuring Pitbull & El Cata
- Intentalo - 3BallMTY Featuring El Bebeto y America Sierra
- Dutty Love - Don Omar Featuring Natti Natasha
- Llamada de Mi Ex - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- Amor Confuso - Gerardo Ortiz
- Espinoza Paz - Un Hombre Normal
- El Mejor Perfume - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
- Las Cosas Pequenas - Prince Royce
- La Senal - Juanes
Top #10 Rock songs
- Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra
- Linkin Park - Burn It Down
- Gold On The Ceiling - The Black Keys
- We Are Young - fun. Featuring Janelle Monae
- Live To Rise - Soundgarden
- Tongue Tied - Grouplove
- These Days - Foo Fighters
- Midnight City - M83.
- Bully - Shinedown
- Of Monsters And Men - Little Talks
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $51.85
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $113.02
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $76.13
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $22.46
- 1 CHF = 6.6927 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.2437 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.9326 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.267 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?