Monday October 17, 2016

US date format: 10/17/2016, UK date format: 17/10/2016

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 17, 2016). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Closer by The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey. Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, directed by Edward Zwick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016 while The Hammer of Thor: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard by Rick Riordan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dead Silent. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Total War: Warhammer or Battlefleet Gothic: Armada.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Aldis Hodge, Robert Knepper

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Directed by: Greg Mottola

Starring: Zach Galifianakis, Isla Fisher, Jon Hamm, Gal Gadot

I'm Not Ashamed

Directed by: Brian Baugh

Starring: Masey McLain, Ben Davies, Cameron McKendry, Terri Minton

Boo! A Madea Halloween

Directed by: Tyler Perry

Starring: Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis, Patrice Lovely, Yousef Erakat

Child Eater

Directed by: Erlingur Thoroddsen

Starring: Cait Bliss, Colin Critchley, Jason Martin, Dave Klasko

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 17, 2016?


    Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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    Events

  • Iraqi Civil War: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announces the start of the Battle of Mosul, backed by the U.S.-led coalition, to retake ISIL-held Mosul, the self-declared caliphate's capital in Iraq. (Reuters), (Reuters²)
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Music charts

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


    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. Closer - The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey
  2. Starboy - The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk
  3. Heathens - twenty one pilots
  4. Cold Water - Major Lazer Featuring Justin Bieber & MO
  5. Let Me Love You - DJ Snake Featuring Justin Bieber
  6. Broccoli - D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty
  7. Treat You Better - Shawn Mendes
  8. Cheap Thrills - Sia Featuring Sean Paul
  9. Don't Let Me Down - The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya
  10. I Hate U I Love U - gnash Featuring Olivia O'Brien

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. Starboy - The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk
  2. Broccoli - D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty
  3. Needed Me - Rihanna
  4. One Dance - Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  5. Too Good - Drake Featuring Rihanna
  6. Luv - Tory Lanez
  7. Sucker For Pain - Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons With Logic & Ty Dolla $ign Feat. X Ambassadors
  8. Young M.A - OOOUUU
  9. Desiigner - Panda
  10. Tiimmy Turner - Desiigner

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. Heathens - twenty one pilots
  2. twenty one pilots - Ride
  3. Sucker For Pain - Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons With Logic & Ty Dolla $ign Feat. X Ambassadors
  4. Hymn For The Weekend - Coldplay
  5. Unsteady - X Ambassadors
Sport Games on October 17, 2016

Sport Games on October 17, 2016


TV Series

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

Dead Silent

Directed by: Roger Cardinal

Max Steel

Directed by: Stewart Hendler

Speechless

Directed by: Blu Fox

Motherland

Directed by: Ramona S. Diaz

Brimstone

Directed by: Martin Koolhoven

Books

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

The Hammer of Thor: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard

By: Rick Riordan

Thor's hammer is missing...again. The thunder god has a disturbing habit of misplacing his weapon - the mightiest force in the Nine Worlds. But this time the hammer isn't just lost, it has fallen into enemy hands.

Born to Run

By: Bruce Springsteen

The revelatory and wildly bestselling memoir by legendary rock star Bruce Springsteen: “Glorious…a philosophically rich ramble through a rock ’n roll life…It’s the lyric he was born to write” (USA TODAY, 4 out of 4 stars).Over

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

Two by Two

By: Nicholas Sparks

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Sparks returns with an emotionally powerful story of unconditional love, its challenges, its risks and most of all, its rewards.At

Killing the Rising Sun

By: Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard

The powerful and riveting new book in the multimillion-selling Killing series by Bill O'Reilly and Martin DugardAutumn 1944. World War II is nearly over in Europe but is escalating in the Pacific, where American soldiers face an opponent who will …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Lego Worlds

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sandbox

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Total War: Warhammer

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux

Genre: Turn-based strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: Sega

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 $72.54
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $96.71
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $100.13
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $14.50
  • Visa V: opens at $82.58

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CHF = 8.9077 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 19.0691 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.8123 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.7078 SEK
  • 1 CAD = 14.368 MXN

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