Sunday May 17, 2015

US date format: 5/17/2015, UK date format: 17/5/2015

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 17, 2015). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of May people in US were listening to See You Again by Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth. Jurassic World, directed by Colin Trevorrow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015 while Memory Man by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Safe House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chaos Reborn or Gal*Gun: Double Peace.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Jurassic World

Directed by: Colin Trevorrow

Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Simpkins, Judy Greer

A Rising Tide

Directed by: Ben Hickernell

Starring: Hunter Parrish, Ashley Hinshaw, Tim Daly, Jonathan Togo


Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Rachel McAdams, Emma Stone, Alec Baldwin


Written by: Taylor Sheridan

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Starring: Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro, Jon Bernthal

Country: United States of America


Directed by: Paolo Sorrentino

Starring: Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz, Jane Fonda


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 17, 2015?


  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
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  • A suicide attack by the Taliban kills three and injures at least eighteen outside Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan. (BBC News)
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Music charts

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

    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. See You Again - Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth
  2. Trap Queen - Fetty Wap
  3. Uptown Funk! - Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars
  4. Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey) - The Weeknd
  5. Shut Up And Dance - WALK THE MOON
  6. Sugar - Maroon 5
  7. Ellie Goulding - Love Me Like You Do
  8. Jason Derulo - Want To Want Me
  9. Nasty Freestyle - T-Wayne
  10. Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud

    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. G.D.F.R. - Flo Rida Featuring Sage The Gemini & Lookas
  6. Somebody - Natalie La Rose Featuring Jeremih
  7. Post To Be - Omarion Featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko
  8. B**** Better Have My Money - Rihanna
  9. Blessings - Big Sean Featuring Drake
  10. Slow Motion - Trey Songz

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. Shut Up And Dance - WALK THE MOON
  2. Hozier - Take Me To Church
  3. George Ezra - Budapest
  4. Centuries - Fall Out Boy
  5. Renegades - X Ambassadors
Sport Games on May 17, 2015

Sport Games on May 17, 2015

    Bundesliga 2

    Football (Germany)
  • Aalen - Heidenheim : 2 - 4
  • Braunschweig - Karlsruhe : 0 - 2
  • Erzgebirge Aue - Kaiserslautern : 0 - 0
  • Frankfurt FSV - Union Berlin : 1 - 3
  • Greuther Furth - Darmstadt : 1 - 0
  • See all Football game results of May 17, 2015

    La Liga Primera Division

    Football (Spain)
  • Ath Madrid - Barcelona : 0 - 1
  • Cordoba - Vallecano : 1 - 2
  • Elche - Ath Bilbao : 2 - 3
  • Espanol - Real Madrid : 1 - 4
  • Getafe - Eibar : 1 - 1
  • See all Football game results of May 17, 2015

TV Series

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

Safe House

Directed by: John Laing

The Returned

Directed by: Manuel Carballo

The Last Alaskans

The Queens Project

Pangako sa'yo


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

Memory Man

By: David Baldacci

With over 110 million copies of his novels in print, David Baldacci is one of the most widely read storytellers in the world. Now he introduces a startling, original new character: a man with perfect memory who must solve his …

Death Wears A Beauty Mask And Other Stories

By: Mary Higgins Clark

A collection of short stories from the #1 New York Times bestselling “Queen of Suspense” Mary Higgins Clark, including the never-before-published novella Death Wears a Beauty Mask.From

Dealing With China

By: Henry M. Paulson Jr

DEALING WITH CHINA takes the reader behind closed doors to witness the creation and evolution and future of China's state-controlled capitalism.

Dead Wake

By: Erik Larson

#1 New York Times BestsellerFrom the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the LusitaniaOn May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as …

H Is For Hawk

By: Helen Macdonald

* NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER* Winner of the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize* Named the Costa Book of the Year* #1 bestseller in the UKWhen Helen Macdonald's father died suddenly on a


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Gal*Gun: Double Peace

Platform: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Rail shooter, Bishōjo game

Publisher: JP Alchemist; WW PQube

Chaos Reborn

Platform: Linux OS X Microsoft Windows

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Bravely Second: End Layer

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square Enix

Angry Birds 2

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Rovio Entertainment

Empires & Allies

Platform: Android and iOS

Genre: Simulation, RPG

Publisher: Zynga

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

    News articles

  • Apple Acquires Coherent Navigation, a GPS Start-Up The purchase further bolsters Apple’s mapping technology and services. [..]
  • Tom Said Gene Newman invites his friend Tom along. [..]
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    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CHF = 8.9485 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 16.4062 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.7718 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.8175 SEK
  • 1 CAD = 12.496 MXN

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