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..

You can also have a look at the year 2012, at November 16 across the years or at November 2012 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 16, 2012?


Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 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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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Bullet to the Head

Bullet to the Head

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Momoa, Christian Slater, Sung Kang

Bullet to the Head memorabilia

Gambit

Gambit

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Michael Hoffman

Starring: Colin Firth, Cameron Diaz, Alan Rickman, Stanley Tucci

Wreck-It Ralph

Wreck-It Ralph

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Rich Moore

Starring: John C. Reilly, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, Sarah Silverman

Amber Alert

Amber Alert

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Kerry Bellessa

Starring: Summer Bellessa, Chris Hill, Jasen Wade, Caleb Thompson

Skyfall

Skyfall

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Naomie Harris, Judi Dench

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 16, 2012?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Diamonds
  2. - Clique
  3. - Adorn
  4. - Girl On Fire
  5. - Swimming Pools (Drank)

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Algo Me Gusta De Ti
  2. - Incondicional
  3. - Balada (Tche Tcherere Tche Tche)
  4. - Solo Vine A Despedirme
  5. - Mirando Al Cielo
Sport Games on November 16, 2012

Sport Games on November 16, 2012


Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Dresden - Frankfurt FSV : 2 - 1
  • Kaiserslautern - Cottbus : 1 - 0
  • Munich 1860 - FC Koln : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of November 16, 2012

La Liga Segunda Division

Football (Spain)
  • Sp Gijon - Ponferradina : 2 - 3
See all Football game results of November 16, 2012

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Lorient - Lille : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of November 16, 2012

Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Hamilton - Partick : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of November 16, 2012

TV Series

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How old am I?

If November 16, 2012 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in November 2012?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Generals by Thomas E. Ricks

The Generals

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An epic history of the decline of American military leadership—from the #1 bestselling author of FiascoThomas E. Ricks has made a close study of America’s military leaders for three decades, and

The Bone Bed by Patricia Cornwell

The Bone Bed

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A woman has vanished while digging a dinosaur bone bed in the remote wilderness of Canada. Somehow, the only evidence has made its way to the inbox of Chief Medical Examiner

Waging Heavy Peace by Neil Young

Waging Heavy Peace

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“I think I will have to use my time wisely and keep my thoughts straight if I am to succeed and deliver the cargo I so carefully have carried thus far

Killing Lincoln by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

Killing Lincoln

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A riveting historical narrative of the heart-stopping events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the first work of history from mega-bestselling author Bill O'ReillyThe anchor of The O'Reilly Factor recounts

The Twelve by Justin Cronin

The Twelve

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Look for a special preview of Justin Cronin’s The City of Mirrors in the back of the book.The

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Awesomenauts

Awesomenauts

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Microsoft Windows OS X Linux PlayStation 4 Xbox One

Genre: Multiplayer online battle arena

Publisher: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, Xbox One, PlayStation 4; Ronimo Games; PlayStation 3, Xbox 360; dtp entertainment

Dirt: Showdown

Dirt: Showdown

Platform: Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters

Endgame: Syria

Endgame: Syria

Platform: HTML5, Android

Genre: Trading card game newsgame

Crusader Kings 2: Sword of Islam

Crusader Kings 2: Sword of Islam

Genre: Grand strategy

Publisher: Paradox Interactive

Beach Buggy Blitz

Beach Buggy Blitz

Platform: Android, iOS, BlackBerry 10

Genre: Racing

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $86.14
  • 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

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 81.31 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.001 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9453 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.2356 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 103.604 JPY

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.