Friday June 17, 2016: on this day

About June 17th, 2016, in brief:

  • Historical events: Iraqi Civil War (2014-2017), Military Intervention against ISIL, Battle of Fallujah (2016) : The Iraqi government retakes the main government building in Fallujah.
  • Day of the week: June 17th, 2016 was a Friday
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini (in western zodiac), Monkey (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Newt Gingrich, Stan Laurel
  • Moon Phase: Full Moon
  • #1 US song: One Dance by Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  • Popular movie: Free State of Jones directed by Gary Ross

More about June 17th, 2016? See below for more news and curiosities on June 17th, 2016.

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What day of the week was June 17, 2016?


June 17, 2016 was a Friday and it was the 169th day of the year 2016 in the Gregorian calendar.

June 17, 2016 can also be written as 6/17/2016 in the US and as 17/6/2016 in UK and Europe.

June 17, 2016 in June 2016 calendar

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June 17, 2016: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on June 17, 2016:

  • Iraqi civil war (2014-2017), military intervention against isil, battle of fallujah (2016) : the iraqi government retakes the main government building in fallujah.
  • The main government compound in fallujah was retaken by the iraqi government.
  • Kurdish separatism is happening in iran: 2016 west iran clashes. kurdish rebels clash with iranian revolutionary guards in oshnavieh. 12 rebels were killed and three guards were injured. it is not clear who the rebels were. the iranian authorities claim that it was the party of free life of kurdistan, while a member of democratic party of iranian kurdistan claimed that their group was responsible.
  • 2016 west iran clashes. 12 rebels were killed and three guards were injured when iranian revolutionary guards and kurdish rebels clashed in oshnavieh. it is not clear who the rebels were. the iranian authorities claim that it was the party of free life of kurdistan, while a member of democratic party of iranian kurdistan claimed that their group was responsible.
  • Boko haram insurgency. boko haram militants attacked a funeral in kuda, adamawa state of nigeria. 18 women were killed and many more are allegedly still missing.
  • Insurgency in north caucasus: six militants and four russian security officers are killed during an anti-terrorism operation in dagestan.
  • In an anti-terrorism operation in dagestan, six militants and four russian security officers were killed.
  • The u.s. justice department decided not to bring an action against angelo mozilo (ex-chief executive of countrywide financial) arising from the issuance mortgage-backed securities during his tenure.
  • Egyptair flight 804 - the second flight recorder, taken from the wreckage egyptair flight 804, was recovered from the accident site in the mediterranean sea.
  • Overnight, a wildfire in santa barbara county in california has doubled in size to 4,000 acres. santa barbara county sheriff's office has stated that mandatory evacuations are still in effect for el capitan state beach. according to officials from los padres national forest, the blaze is currently at 5% containment.
  • 2002 gujarat riots. a court in india sentenced dozens of people for their involvement in the 2002 riots that resulted in the deaths of 69 muslims in ahmedabad.
  • Finding dory: the movie premiere
  • From the creators of inside out and finding nemo
  • Sequel: finding nemo
  • 2016 summer olympics: due to multiple doping scandals, the international olympic committee (ioc), has maintained its ban on russian track-and-field athletes competing in rio de janeiro's 2016 summer olympics. the ioc will meet next tuesday to discuss this matter further.
  • Due to multiple doping scandals, the international olympic committee (ioc), has maintained its ban on russian track-and-field athletes taking part in the 2016 summer olympics in rio de janeiro. the ioc will meet next tuesday to discuss this matter further.

June 17, 2016: What were the magazines covers that day?

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June 17, 2016: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on June 17, 2016:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $91.49
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $96.62
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $50.41
  • General Electric GE: opens at $30.65
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $150.96

Exchange Rates on June 17, 2016:

  • 1 USD = 0.8868 EUR
  • 1 USD = 104.11 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.6959 GBP
  • 1 USD = 1.35 AUD
  • 1 USD = 1.2893 CAD

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June 17, 2016: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for June 17th is Gemini.

Gemini is the 3rd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between May 21st and June 20th belong to the Gemini sign: discover Gemini personality and who should a Gemini marry.

Babies born in June are either Gemini or Cancer. People born before June 20th are Gemini, while people born from June 21st have the sign of Cancer.

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June 17, 2016: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for June 17, 2016 is Monkey and the associated element is Fire.

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June 17, 2016: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on June 17, 2016 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on June 17, 2016 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on June 17, 2016 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 95% full, rising at 05:51 pm and setting at 04:19 am.

The previous full moon was on May 21, 2016 while the next full moon would come on Jun 20, 2016.

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Who was born on June 17, 2016?


Whose famous birthday is on June 17th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on June 17th:

  • Newt Gingrich
    Newt Gingrich

    American politician who rose to prominence in 1994 as the first gop speaker in 40 years.

  • Stan Laurel
    Stan Laurel

    Stan laurel was a comedic actor best known for being one half of the famous duo laurel and hardy, known for their slapstick comedy films.

  • Kendrick Lamar
    Kendrick Lamar

    Kendrick lamar is a highly influential rapper known for his introspective lyrics and socially conscious themes.

  • K.J. Apa
    K.J. Apa

    New Zealand actor known for his role as Archie Andrews in the teen drama series Riverdale.

  • Bresha Webb
    Bresha Webb

    Bresha Webb is an American actress known for her roles in television shows such as 'Marlon' and 'Run the World'.

  • Beth Moore
    Beth Moore

    Beth moore is a well-known author and bible teacher, recognized for her bestselling books and influential teachings.

  • Barry Manilow
    Barry Manilow

    American singer, songwriter, author, and musician who rose to mega-pop stardom during the 1970s.

  • Greg Kinnear
    Greg Kinnear

    American actor who was the host and executive producer for e! entertainment televisionaeur(tm), the popular "talk soup" program, 1991-1994.

  • Joe Piscopo
    Joe Piscopo

    American actor, best known for his role on "saturday night live" (1975-85), where he was well-known for his hilarious parodies of stars such...

  • Peter Lupus
    Peter Lupus

    American actor and bodybuilder.

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How old is someone born on June 17, 2016?


Someone born on June 17, 2016 is:

7 years 11 months old,

or 95 months and 2 days old,

or 413 weeks and 2 days old,

or 2893 days old,

Use our Age Calculator to know the age of a person given the birthdate.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on June 17, 2016?

There are 29 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday June 17th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on June 17, 2016?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on June 17, 2016.

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June 17, 2016: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on June 17, 2016:

  • Ron Lester
  • Loretto Petrucci
  • Rubén Aguirre

What famous deaths happened on June 17th?

Famous deaths on June 17th:

  • Cyd Charisse
    Cyd Charisse

    Cyd charisse was an american dancer and actress known for her roles in classic hollywood musicals such as singin' in the rain and the band...

  • Jeff Chandler
    Jeff Chandler

    American actor and singer (d. 1961).

  • Kate Smith
    Kate Smith

    American singer ("god bless america") dies in raleigh (north carolina) at the age of 78 (born 1907).

  • Pamela Britton
    Pamela Britton

    Actress (blondie my favorite martian), is killed at 50.

  • John Murray
    John Murray

    Canadian-scottish biologist and oceanographer (d. 1914).

  • Jaquese Williams

    Award-winning playwright known for his powerful and thought-provoking dramas.

  • Aulden Smith

    Pioneering scientist who revolutionized the field of genetics.

  • Cevyn Thomas

    Acclaimed playwright whose works continue to inspire audiences.

  • Elysian Stone

    Pioneering environmental journalist advocating for conservation and sustainability.

  • Lamarco Smith

    Influential playwright whose works explored social issues and human relationships.

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June 17, 2016: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on June 17, 2016:

  • 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.

Observances on June 17, 2016:

  • World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
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June 17, 2016: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on June 17, 2016 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week June 13th and June 19th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


June 17, 2016: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on June 17, 2016 was One Dance by Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla, according to the music chart for the week June 13th and June 19th.

June 17, 2016: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on June 17, 2016 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week June 13th and June 19th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - One Dance
  2. - Panda
  3. - Can't Stop The Feeling!
  4. - Work From Home
  5. - Don't Let Me Down

June 17, 2016: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on June 17, 2016 was One Dance by Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla, according to the R&B music chart for the week June 13th and June 19th.

June 17, 2016: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on June 17, 2016 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week June 13th and June 19th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - One Dance
  2. - Panda
  3. - Needed Me
  4. - Work
  5. - Don't Mind

June 17, 2016: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on June 17, 2016 was Hasta El Amanecer by Nicky Jam, according to the Latin music chart for the week June 13th and June 19th.

June 17, 2016: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on June 17, 2016 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week June 13th and June 19th. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - Hasta El Amanecer
  2. - Duele El Corazon
  3. - Bobo
  4. - La Bicicleta
  5. - Ginza

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June 17, 2016: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on June 17, 2016 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Free State of Jones

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Gary Ross

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali, Keri Russell

Country: United States of America

Maggie's Plan

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Rebecca Miller

Starring: Greta Gerwig, Ethan Hawke, Julianne Moore, Maya Rudolph

Country: United States of America

Independence Day: Resurgence

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Starring: Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Maika Monroe

Country: United States of America

The Vatican Tapes

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Mark Neveldine

Starring: Olivia Taylor Dudley, Michael Peña, Dougray Scott, Djimon Hounsou

Country: United States of America

In Dubious Battle

Release year: 2016

Directed by: James Franco

Starring: James Franco, Selena Gomez, Robert Duvall, Vincent D'onofrio, Bryan Cranston, Sam Shepard, Danny McBride, Ed Harris, John Savage, Analeigh Tipton, Ashley Greene, Zach Braff

Country: United States of America

June 17, 2016: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on June 17, 2016 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Wolf Creek

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Greg McLean

Raising the Bar

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Clay Glen

Containment

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Neil Mcenery-West

Foursome

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Claude d'Anna

Queen of the South

Queen of the South

Release year: 2016

Country: United States of America

June 17, 2016: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on June 17, 2016 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

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Dr. Seuss's brilliantly wise Oh, The Places You'll go! This is the perfect way to send off grads from high school, college and nursery school. Dr.

After You by Jojo Moyes

After You

By:

Jojo's latest book, Still Me, featuring Louisa Clark, Me Before You and After You is coming soon! "We

Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Patriots by David Fisher

Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Patriots

By:

Companion to Docudrama, which examines the Revolutionary War through their lives as leaders

End of Watch by Stephen King

End of Watch

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The AT&T Audience Original Series is now available. The thrillingly suspenseful, "smashing," (The New York Times Book Review), final novel in the Bill Hodges Trilogy by the #1 New York Times bestseller author of Mr.

Cross Kill by James Patterson

Cross Kill

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Alex Cross, I'm coming after you--even from my grave if necessary. Gary Soneji, the Spider killer who was killed by Along Came, has been dead for more than ten years.

June 17, 2016: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on June 17, 2016 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade

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

Lego Marvel's Avengers

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)

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Fighting, role-playing

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Total War: Warhammer

Total War: Warhammer

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux

Genre: Turn-based strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: Sega

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Who was the US President on June 17, 2016?

On June 17, 2016 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 17, 2016?

On June 17, 2016 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 17, 2016?

On June 17, 2016 the Pope was Francis.

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What is special about June 17th?

June 17th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 17th day of the month of June. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on June 17th, such as:

  • 2019 - Boko haram, nigeria: three suicide bombers from boko haram detonate their bombs among football fans in konduga. the explosions killed 30 and injured 40 others. (bbc).boko haram terrorists engage in gunfire with nigerian soldiers in nganzai, a local government area of borno state.
  • 2018 - Boko haram insurgency: at least 31 people are killed in twin suicide bombings at damboa, nigeria. rockets from outside the town are believed to be following the explosions.
  • 2017 - War in afghanistan: an "insider attack" on camp shaheen in northern mazar-i-sharif resulted in at least one afghan being killed and seven americans being wounded. the earlier report that americans were killed was incorrect. the taliban claim responsibility.

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What happened in 2016?

2016 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A shooting occurs at a Tel Aviv pub, Israel. It leaves two people dead and eight others injured. The gunman was able to escape and perhaps killed his accomplice, an Arab taxi driver. His body was discovered nearby. The shooter was identified by the police as Nisa'at Melkham, a 30-year-old muslim from Ar'ara. He was also searched his house.
  • Two people are killed and eight others injured in a shooting at a Tel Aviv pub. The gunman was able to escape and perhaps killed his accomplice, an Arab taxi driver. His body was discovered nearby. The shooter was identified by the police as Nisa'at Melkham, a 30-year-old muslim from Ar'ara. He was also searched his house.
  • A 28-foot tall new statue of Jesus, called "Jesus de Greatest", was unveiled at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Abajah village in Nigeria's Imo state. It is the largest known African Jesus statue.

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What was the calendar for June 2016?

June 2016 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with June being the 6th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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