Friday November 16, 2012
US date format: 11/16/2012, UK date format: 16/11/2012
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see zodiac on November 16, 2012). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to One More Night by Maroon 5.
Bullet to the Head, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2012
while The Generals by Thomas E. Ricks was one of the best selling book.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Awesomenauts or Dirt: Showdown.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 16, 2012?
- USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
- R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
- Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day for Tolerance
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- Hostess Brands announces it will file for bankruptcy and liquidate its assets, stating that a bakery union's worker strike stemming from contract disputes "crippled" its operations. 18,500 workers are expected to be laid off. (Bloomberg)
- The furniture retailer IKEA says it "deeply regrets" the use of political prisoners in the former German Democratic Republic as forced labour by some of its suppliers. (BBC)
- Call of Duty: Black Ops II, published by Activision, grossed $500 million within 24 hours, becoming the biggest entertainment launch of all time. (The Telegraph)
- Two people are missing and at least 4 are injured after an oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, near Louisiana. (Fox News)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 16, 2012?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 R&B songs
- Rihanna - Diamonds
- Kanye West, Jay-Z, Big Sean - Clique
- Miguel - Adorn
- Alicia Keys Featuring Nicki Minaj - Girl On Fire
- Kendrick Lamar - Swimming Pools (Drank)
Top #5 Rock songs
Top #5 Latin songs
- Wisin & Yandel Featuring Chris Brown & T-Pain - Algo Me Gusta De Ti
- Prince Royce - Incondicional
- Gusttavo Lima Feat. Alex Sensation, Pitbull, Sensato & David Zonarosa Or Dyland & Lenn - Balada (Tche Tcherere Tche Tche)
- Gerardo Ortiz - Solo Vine A Despedirme
- Roberto Tapia - Mirando Al Cielo
Sport Games on November 16, 2012
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Dresden - Frankfurt FSV : 2 - 1
- Kaiserslautern - Cottbus : 1 - 0
- Munich 1860 - FC Koln : 0 - 2
La Liga Segunda DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Sp Gijon - Ponferradina : 2 - 3
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Lorient - Lille : 2 - 0
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Hamilton - Partick : 1 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
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- Apple AAPL: opens at $525.20
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $26.67
- General Electric GE: opens at $20.10
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $186.33
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on November 16, 2012?
On November 16, 2012 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is November 16, 2012?
On November 16, 2012 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.
Who was the US President on November 16, 2012?
On November 16, 2012 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 16, 2012?
On November 16, 2012 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on November 16, 2012?
On November 16, 2012 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.