Wednesday May 18, 2016
US date format: 5/18/2016, UK date format: 18/5/2016
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 18, 2016). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).
In that special week of May people in US were listening to One Dance by Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla.
Me Before You, directed by Thea Sharrock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016
while Extreme Prey by John Sandford was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Wolf Creek.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade or Space Hulk: Deathwing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 18, 2016?
- War in North-West Pakistan: Twin bombings kill a police officer and wound nine people in Peshawar, Pakistan. (FOX News)
- Twin bombings kill a police officer and wound nine people in Peshawar, Pakistan. (FOX News)
- Iraqi civil war (2014–present): Use of chemical weapons in the Iraqi civil war: Iraqi police claim ISIL militants fired chemical weapons, suspected to be mustard gas or chlorine, in the May 8 attacks on Bashir near Kirkuk, Iraq. (Time)Nine soldiers are killed and nine more wounded in a raid on suspected ISIL militants in Baghdad. (Swiss Info)
- Use of chemical weapons in the Iraqi civil war: Iraqi police claim ISIL militants fired chemical weapons, suspected to be mustard gas or chlorine, in the May 8 attacks on Bashir near Kirkuk, Iraq. (Time)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 18, 2016?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla - One Dance
- Desiigner - Panda
- Lukas Graham - 7 Years
- Mike Posner - I Took A Pill In Ibiza
- Fifth Harmony Featuring Ty Dolla $ign - Work From Home
- Rihanna Featuring Drake - Work
- The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya - Don't Let Me Down
- Zayn - Pillowtalk
- Calvin Harris Featuring Rihanna - This Is What You Came For
- Justin Bieber - Love Yourself
Top #10 R&B songs
Sport Games on May 18, 2016
Futbol Ligi 1Football (Turkey)
- Buyuksehyr - Rizespor : 1 - 0
- Konyaspor - Besiktas : 2 - 1
- Mersin Idman Yurdu - Bursaspor : 2 - 5
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 18If May 18, 2016 is your birthday you're 4 years, 2 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 5 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $89.80
- Apple AAPL: opens at $94.16
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $50.48
- General Electric GE: opens at $29.70
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $147.99
- 1 USD = 0.8907 EUR
- 1 USD = 110.119 JPY
- 1 USD = 0.6848 GBP
- 1 USD = 1.3822 AUD
- 1 USD = 1.3015 CAD