Wednesday February 17, 2016

US date format: 2/17/2016, UK date format: 17/2/2016

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 17, 2016). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Pillowtalk by Zayn. Pandemic, directed by John Suits, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016 On TV people were watching Born This Way. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lego Marvel's Avengers or Space Hulk: Deathwing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Directed by: John Suits

Starring: Rachel Nichols, Alfie Allen, Missi Pyle, Mekhi Phifer

The Devil's Dolls

Directed by: Padraig Reynolds

Starring: Christopher Wiehl, Kym Jackson, Tina Lifford, Samantha Smith


Directed by: Michael Grandage

Starring: Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Laura Linney


Directed by: Kevin Reynolds

Starring: Joseph Fiennes, Tom Felton, Peter Firth, Cliff Curtis

Triple 9

Directed by: John Hillcoat

Starring: Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anthony Mackie, Aaron Paul


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 17, 2016?


  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
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  • Yemeni Civil War (2015–present): A suicide bomber kills at least 13 recruits at a Yemeni Army base run by forces loyal to ousted President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi in the southern port city of Aden. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claim responsibility for the attack. (Reuters)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 17, 2016?

    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. Zayn - Pillowtalk
  2. Love Yourself - Justin Bieber
  3. Sorry - Justin Bieber
  4. twenty one pilots - Stressed Out
  5. Adele - Hello
  6. Summer Sixteen - Drake
  7. Work - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  8. Flo Rida - My House
  9. Roses - The Chainsmokers Featuring Rozes
  10. Me, Myself & I - G-Eazy x Bebe Rexha

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. Summer Sixteen - Drake
  2. Work - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  3. Me, Myself & I - G-Eazy x Bebe Rexha
  4. Alessia Cara - Here
  5. In The Night - The Weeknd
  6. Hotline Bling - Drake
  7. Don't - Bryson Tiller
  8. Jumpman - Drake & Future
  9. The Weeknd - The Hills
  10. Post Malone - White Iverson

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. twenty one pilots - Stressed Out
  2. Elle King - Ex's & Oh's
  3. Adventure Of A Lifetime - Coldplay
  4. Renegades - X Ambassadors
  5. Irresistible - Fall Out Boy
Sport Games on February 17, 2016

Sport Games on February 17, 2016

TV Series

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

Born This Way

Directed by: Shaun Kadlec

Maine Cabin Masters

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The Night Manager

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Total War: Warhammer

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux

Genre: Turn-based strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: Sega

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade

Platform: Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Massively multiplayer online third-person shooter

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Lego Marvel's Avengers

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; OS X; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment; Feral Interactive (OS X)

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $91.09
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $78.72
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $86.71
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $9.88
  • Visa V: opens at $71.73

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CNY = 1.3003 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 8.5762 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 18.4669 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.5746 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.2157 SEK

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