Wednesday June 17, 2015

US date format: 6/17/2015, UK date format: 17/6/2015

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 17, 2015). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of June people in US were listening to See You Again by Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth. Magic Mike XXL, directed by Gregory Jacobs, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015 while Radiant Angel by Nelson DeMille was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Love Island. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cities: Skylines or Lego Minifigures Online.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Magic Mike XXL

Directed by: Gregory Jacobs

Starring: Channing Tatum, Joe Manganiello, Matt Bomer, Adam Rodriguez

Guddu Rangeela

Directed by: Subhash Kapoor

Starring: Arshad Warsi, Amit Sadh, Ronit Roy, Aditi Rao Hydari

Faith of Our Fathers

Directed by: Carey Scott

Starring: David A.R. White, Kevin Downes, Stephen Baldwin, Candace Cameron Bure

Checkmate

Directed by: Timothy Woodward Jr.

Starring: Danny Glover, Vinnie Jones, Sean Astin, Mischa Barton

Scottish Mussel

Directed by: Talulah Riley

Starring: Martin Compston, Talulah Riley, Morgan Watkins, Joe Thomas

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 17, 2015?


    Holidays

  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.

    Events

  • The American NBC network announces that Lester Holt will continue as the host of the NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams returning in an undisclosed role. (The Wrap)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 17, 2015?


    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. See You Again - Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth
  2. Bad Blood - Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar
  3. Trap Queen - Fetty Wap
  4. Shut Up And Dance - WALK THE MOON
  5. Jason Derulo - Want To Want Me
  6. Uptown Funk! - Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars
  7. Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey) - The Weeknd
  8. Hey Mama - David Guetta Featuring Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha & Afrojack
  9. Honey, I'm Good. - Andy Grammer
  10. Sugar - Maroon 5

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. See You Again - Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth
  2. Trap Queen - Fetty Wap
  3. Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey) - The Weeknd
  4. Nasty Freestyle - T-Wayne
  5. Watch Me - Silento
  6. Post To Be - Omarion Featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko
  7. The Weeknd - The Hills
  8. B**** Better Have My Money - Rihanna
  9. Slow Motion - Trey Songz
  10. Somebody - Natalie La Rose Featuring Jeremih

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. Shut Up And Dance - WALK THE MOON
  2. George Ezra - Budapest
  3. Hozier - Take Me To Church
  4. Uma Thurman - Fall Out Boy
  5. Centuries - Fall Out Boy

TV Series

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

Love Island

Directed by: A2ZCDS

Safe House

Directed by: John Laing

Oh My Ghost!

Charlotte

Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri

Books

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

Radiant Angel

By: Nelson DeMille

"A soft breeze fluttered the white, blue, and red Russian flag in front of the U.N. mission. I remember when the Soviet hammer and sickle flew there.

Being Mortal

By: Atul Gawande

Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, The New York Times Book Review, NPR, and Chicago Tribune, now in paperback with a new reading group guideMedicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming the dangers of childbirth, …

The Girl on the Train

By: Paula Hawkins

The #1 New York Times Bestseller, USA Today Book of the Year, now a major motion picture starring Emily Blunt. Don't miss Paula Hawkins' new novel, Into the Water, coming May 2017. The

The Nightingale

By: Kristin Hannah

A #1 New York Times bestseller, Wall Street Journal Best Book of the Year, and soon to be a major motion picture, this unforgettable novel of love and strength in the face of war has enthralled a generation.

Palace Of Treason

By: Jason Matthews

From the bestselling, Edgar Award–winning author of the “terrifically good” (The New York Times) Red Sparrow, a compulsively readable new novel about star-crossed Russian agent Dominika Egorova and CIA's Nate Nash

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cities: Skylines

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux Xbox One

Genre: City-building, construction and management simulation

Publisher: Paradox Interactive

Disney Infinity 3.0

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Xbox 360 Xbox One Wii U iOS Android Apple TV

Genre: Action-adventure, sandbox, toys-to-life

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios LucasArts

Fantasy War Tactics

Platform: iOS Android

Genre: Strategic Role-Playing game

Publisher: Nexon

AirMech

Platform: Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Multiplayer online battle arena

Publisher: Carbon Games Ubisoft (consoles)

Lego Minifigures Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS, Android

Genre: Massively multiplayer online

Publisher: Funcom

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $119.09
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $100.88
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $115.28
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $31.70
  • Visa V: opens at $69.11

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CNY = 1.3156 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 8.7885 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 16.536 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.7308 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.623 SEK

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