Tuesday April 18, 2017

US date format: 4/18/2017, UK date format: 18/4/2017

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 18, 2017). The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Shape Of You by Ed Sheeran. The Pirates of Somalia, directed by Bryan Buckley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017 while The Burial Hour by Jeffery Deaver was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dear White People. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 18, 2017?


  • Saint Werner (d. 1287)
  • Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
  • Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
  • Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
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  • The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities announces the discovery of eight mummies, 10 colorful sarcophagi, and numerous figurines in a 3,500-year-old tomb near the Valley of the Kings in Luxor. (CNN) (Radio New Zealand)
  • American consumer goods company Post Holdings agrees to acquire British cereal maker Weetabix Limited from China's Bright Food for $1.8 billion. (Reuters)
  • At least 24 people are dead after a Leomarick Trans bus falls into a ravine in the Philippines province of Nueva Ecija. (Rappler)
  • Twelve Saudi Arabian military officers die after their Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk crashes in Yemen's Ma'rib Governorate. (Reuters)
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Pirates of Somalia

The Pirates of Somalia

Directed by: Bryan Buckley

Starring: Evan Peters, Al Pacino, Melanie Griffith, Barkhad Abdi

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Written by:

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Jude Law, Djimon Hounsou

The Clapper

The Clapper

Directed by: Dito Montiel

Starring: Leah Remini, Amanda Seyfried, James Ransone, Ed Helms

Devil's Gate

Devil's Gate

Directed by: Clay Staub

Starring: Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Schull, Bridget Regan, Javier Botet

The Last Movie Star

The Last Movie Star

Directed by: Adam Rifkin

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Ariel Winter, Clark Duke, Chevy Chase

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 18, 2017?
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Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. - Shape Of You
  2. - Humble.
  3. - That's What I Like
  4. - iSpy
  5. - Something Just Like This
  6. - Body Like A Back Road
  7. - I Feel It Coming
  8. - Tunnel Vision
  9. - Paris
  10. - Rockabye

Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Humble.
  2. - That's What I Like
  3. - iSpy
  4. - I Feel It Coming
  5. - Tunnel Vision
  6. - Mask Off
  7. - Bad And Boujee
  8. - XO TOUR Llif3
  9. - Love On The Brain
  10. - Bounce Back

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Believer
  2. - Heathens
  3. - Heavy
  4. - Ride
  5. - Human
Sport Games on April 18, 2017

Sport Games on April 18, 2017

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Metz - Paris SG : 2 - 3
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League 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bolton - Bury : 0 - 0
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TV Series

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

Dear White People

Directed by: Justin Simien

The Circle

The Circle

Directed by: James Ponsoldt

Iron Fist

Iron Fist

Directed by: Carlo Rola

The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid's Tale



Days to next April 18

If April 18, 2017 is your birthday you're 3 years, 3 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 13 days.


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Burial Hour by Jeffery Deaver

The Burial Hour


DANGEROUSLY GOOD. DISTINCTIVELY DEAVER.Forensic detective Lincoln Rhyme is back with his most harrowing case yet in this newest installment of Jeffrey Deaver's New York Times bestselling series.A

One Perfect Lie by Lisa Scottoline

One Perfect Lie


Enthralling and suspenseful, Lisa Scottoline's New York Times bestseller, One Perfect Lie, is an emotional thriller and a suburban crime story that will have readers riveted up to the shocking end, with killer twists and characters you won’t soon forget."Scottoline

The Black Book by James Patterson, David Ellis

The Black Book


#1 New York Times #1 USA Today #1 Wall Street Journal #1 Chicago Tribune #1 Entertainment Weekly #1 Publishers Weekly How can you prove your innocence when you can't remember the crime?Being a cop runs in Billy Harney's family.

The Shack by William P. Young

The Shack


Mackenzie Allen Philips' youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness.

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

Thirteen Reasons Why


THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES AND INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER**THE BOOK THAT STARTED IT ALL, NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES** “Eerie, beautiful, and devastating.” —Chicago Tribune “A stealthy hit with staying power.


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Sega


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $81.32
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $141.41
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $65.33
  • General Electric GE: opens at $29.60
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $170.79

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 0.9317 EUR
  • 1 USD = 108.434 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.7785 GBP
  • 1 USD = 1.3234 AUD
  • 1 USD = 1.3383 CAD

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