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Wednesday 16 May 2012

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


Directed by: Jeff Nichols

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland, Sam Shepard

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Holy Motors

Directed by: Leos Carax

Starring: Denis Lavant, Edith Scob, Eva Mendes, Kylie Minogue

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Killing Them Softly

Directed by: Andrew Dominik

Starring: Brad Pitt, Ray Liotta, Richard Jenkins, Scoot McNairy

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Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, Sarah Gadon, Mathieu Amalric

Country: United States

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Moonrise Kingdom

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis, Bill Murray

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Satyamev Jayate

Starring: Aamir Khan

Country: India

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Any Day Now

Directed by: Travis Fine

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The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

Starring: Ashley Clements

Country: United States

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The Client List

Directed by: Eric Laneuville

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Die Chefin

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Historical Events

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
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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)

Sport Games on 16 May 2012

La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Alcorcon - Elche : 3 - 1
  • Alcoyano - Murcia : 1 - 3
  • Barcelona B - Valladolid : 1 - 2
  • Cartagena - Xerez : 0 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 16, 2012 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 2012 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Climax - Usher
  2. Birthday Cake - Rihanna Featuring Chris Brown
  3. Leave You Alone - Young Jeezy Featuring Ne-Yo
  4. UP! - LoveRance Featuring IamSu & Skipper or 50 Cent
  5. Drank In My Cup - Kirko Bangz
  6. Another Round - Fat Joe Featuring Chris Brown
  7. Cashin' Out - Ca$h Out
  8. Love On Top - Beyonce
  9. The Motto - Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
  10. Ayy Ladies - Travis Porter Featuring Tyga
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Michel Telo - Ai Se Eu Te Pego
  2. Bailando Por El Mundo - Juan Magan Featuring Pitbull & El Cata
  3. Intentalo - 3BallMTY Featuring El Bebeto y America Sierra
  4. Dutty Love - Don Omar Featuring Natti Natasha
  5. Llamada de Mi Ex - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  6. Amor Confuso - Gerardo Ortiz
  7. Espinoza Paz - Un Hombre Normal
  8. El Mejor Perfume - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
  9. Las Cosas Pequenas - Prince Royce
  10. La Senal - Juanes
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra
  2. Linkin Park - Burn It Down
  3. Gold On The Ceiling - The Black Keys
  4. We Are Young - fun. Featuring Janelle Monae
  5. Live To Rise - Soundgarden
  6. Tongue Tied - Grouplove
  7. These Days - Foo Fighters
  8. Midnight City - M83.
  9. Bully - Shinedown
  10. Of Monsters And Men - Little Talks


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

The Shoemaker'S Wife

By: Adriana Trigiani

Beloved New York Times bestselling author Adriana Trigiani returns with the most epic and ambitious novel of her career—a breathtaking multigenerational love story that spans two continents, two World Wars, and

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The Passage Of Power

By: Robert A. Caro


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Born Of Silence

By: Sherrilyn Kenyon

In a universe where corruption and deception rule all aspects of life, sparks of rebellion threaten to ignite . . .

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By: Suzanne Collins

The third book in Suzanne Collins's phenomenal and worldwide bestselling Hunger Games trilogy is now available in paperback."My name is Katniss Everdeen. Why am I not dead? I should be dead."Katniss

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chaos Rings II

Chaos Rings II

Platform: iOS, Android, PS Vita

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square Enix

Cypher: Cyberpunk Text Adventure

Cypher: Cyberpunk Text Adventure

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Cabrera Brothers

Call of Duty: Black Ops: Declassified

Call of Duty: Black Ops: Declassified

Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes

Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes

Platform: Windows OS X

Genre: Graphic adventure



Platform: Internet

Genre: Social simulation game

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • 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
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 6.6927 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.2437 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.9326 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.267 CNY

Home videos

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


Studio: MPI

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Paul Goodman Changed My Life

Studio: Zeitgeist

Format: DVD

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2 Days in New York

Studio: Magnolia

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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A Dangerous Method

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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