Tuesday March 17, 2015, St. Patrick's Day

US date format: 3/17/2015, UK date format: 17/3/2015

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 17, 2015). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Montgomery Baron Cohen . In that special week of March people in US were listening to Uptown Funk! by Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars. The Longest Ride, directed by George Tillman Jr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015 while The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Returned. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armello or JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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The Longest Ride

Directed by: George Tillman Jr.

Starring: Scott Eastwood, Britt Robertson, Alan Alda, Jack Huston

Dark Places

Directed by: Gilles Paquet-Brenner

Starring: Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Christina Hendricks, Chloë Grace Moretz

A Girl Like Her

Directed by: Amy S. Weber

Starring: Lexi Ainsworth, Hunter King, Jimmy Bennett, Amy S. Weber

The Challenger

Directed by: Kent Moran

Starring: Kent Moran, Michael Clarke Duncan, S. Epatha Merkerson, Justin Hartley

Any Day

Directed by: Rustam Branaman

Starring: Sean Bean, Eva Longoria, Kate Walsh, Tom Arnold

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 17, 2015?


    Holidays

  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
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    Events

  • In Peshawar, an unknown assailant shoots and kills Pakistani lawyer Samiullah Afridi, who had defended Dr. Shakil Afridi (in regards to assisting CIA agents hunt al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden), with two Pakistan militant groups, Jundullah and Jamaatul Ahrar, both claiming responsibility. (Huffington Post)
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Music charts

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


    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. Uptown Funk! - Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars
  2. Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
  3. Sugar - Maroon 5
  4. Ellie Goulding - Love Me Like You Do
  5. FourFiveSeconds - Rihanna & Kanye West & Paul McCartney
  6. Style - Taylor Swift
  7. Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey) - The Weeknd
  8. Hozier - Take Me To Church
  9. Pitbull & Ne-Yo - Time Of Our Lives
  10. Taylor Swift - Blank Space

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. FourFiveSeconds - Rihanna & Kanye West & Paul McCartney
  2. Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey) - The Weeknd
  3. I Don't Mind - Usher Featuring Juicy J
  4. Trap Queen - Fetty Wap
  5. Truffle Butter - Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake & Lil Wayne
  6. All Day - Kanye West Featuring Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom & Paul McCartney
  7. G.D.F.R. - Flo Rida Featuring Sage The Gemini & Lookas
  8. Somebody - Natalie La Rose Featuring Jeremih
  9. She Knows - Ne-Yo Featuring Juicy J
  10. Only - Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. Hozier - Take Me To Church
  2. Centuries - Fall Out Boy
  3. Shut Up And Dance - WALK THE MOON
  4. Vance Joy - Riptide
  5. Imagine Dragons - I Bet My Life
Sport Games on March 17, 2015

Sport Games on March 17, 2015


    Championship

    Football (United Kingdom)
  • Blackburn - Brentford : 2 - 3
  • Blackpool - Charlton : 0 - 3
  • Cardiff - Bournemouth : 1 - 1
  • Derby - Middlesbrough : 0 - 1
  • Huddersfield - Norwich : 2 - 2
  • See all Football game results of March 17, 2015

TV Series

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

The Returned

Directed by: Manuel Carballo

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Nightwatch

Directed by: Ole Bornedal

Just Add Magic

Directed by: Joe Nussbaum

Hindsight

Directed by: Lee Hyun Seung

Books

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

The Buried Giant

By: Kazuo Ishiguro

From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and author of the Booker Prize–winning novel The Remains of the Day comes a luminous meditation on the act of forgetting and the power of memory.

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, …

Future Crimes

By: Marc Goodman

NEW YORK TIMES and WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLEROne of the world’s leading authorities on global security, Marc Goodman takes readers deep into the digital underground to expose the alarming ways criminals,

Killing Patton

By: Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

Readers around the world have thrilled to Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, and Killing Jesus--riveting works of nonfiction that journey into the heart of the most famous murders in history.

Trigger Warning

By: Neil Gaiman

Multiple award winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman returns to dazzle, captivate, haunt, and entertain with this third collection of short fiction following Smoke and Mirrors and Fragile Things—which includes a never-before published American Gods story, “Black …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven

Platform: PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Platform: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Blues and Bullets

Platform: Windows; Xbox One; OS X; Linux; Playstation 4

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: A Crowd of Monsters

Disney Magical World 2

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Life simulation

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Namco

Armello

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux iOS Android PlayStation 4 Xbox One

Genre: Role-playing board game

Publisher: League of Geeks

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $100.80
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $115.95
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $119.52
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $32.28
  • Visa V: opens at $268.06

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CNY = 1.3876 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 8.6359 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 15.2957 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.2083 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.7905 SEK

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