Monday December 19, 2016

US date format: 12/19/2016, UK date format: 19/12/2016

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 19, 2016). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Black Beatles by Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane. Hidden Figures, directed by Theodore Melfi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016 On TV people were watching Guyane. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lego Marvel's Avengers or Battlefleet Gothic: Armada.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Hidden Figures

Directed by: Theodore Melfi

Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner


Directed by: Stephen Gaghan

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Edgar Ramírez, Bryce Dallas Howard, Corey Stoll

Red Dog: True Blue

Directed by: Kriv Stenders

Starring: Jason Isaacs, Levi Miller, Bryan Brown, Hanna Mangan Lawrence

Monster Trucks

Directed by: Chris Wedge

Starring: Lucas Till, Jane Levy, Thomas Lennon, Barry Pepper


Directed by: Morten Tyldum

Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 19, 2016?


  • 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
  • Roman festivals - Opalia
  • Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)


  • ALPHA, a CERN experiment, has observed for the first time the spectrum of antihydrogen. (CERN)
  • A record number of electors break ranks and do not vote for their assigned candidate. Two electors from Texas vote for John Kasich and Ron Paul. Some of the electors from Washington cast three votes for Colin Powell and one vote for Faith Spotted Eagle. One elector from Hawaii votes for Bernie Sanders. (Politico)
  • Amidst a concerted effort to persuade electors to choose another candidate, Donald Trump earns the required Electoral College votes to be selected as the next President of the United States. (New York Times)
  • Three people are shot by a gunman at an Islamic centre near the Zürich Hauptbahnhof train station. A manhunt was conducted for the assailant, a 24-year-old Swiss citizen of Ghanian descent, whose body was found close to the Islamic centre. (GlobalNews)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2016?

    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. Black Beatles - Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane
  2. Starboy - The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk
  3. Closer - The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey
  4. Bruno Mars - 24K Magic
  5. Side To Side - Ariana Grande Featuring Nicki Minaj
  6. Juju On That Beat (TZ Anthem) - Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall
  7. Don't Wanna Know - Maroon 5 Featuring Kendrick Lamar
  8. Let Me Love You - DJ Snake Featuring Justin Bieber
  9. Heathens - twenty one pilots
  10. Bad Things - Machine Gun Kelly x Camila Cabello

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. Black Beatles - Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane
  2. Starboy - The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk
  3. Bruno Mars - 24K Magic
  4. Juju On That Beat (TZ Anthem) - Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall
  5. Bad Things - Machine Gun Kelly x Camila Cabello
  6. Fake Love - Drake
  7. Broccoli - D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty
  8. Caroline - Amine
  9. Rihanna - Love On The Brain
  10. Love Me Now - John Legend

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. Heathens - twenty one pilots
  2. Unsteady - X Ambassadors
  3. twenty one pilots - Ride
  4. Sucker For Pain - Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons With Logic & Ty Dolla $ign Feat. X Ambassadors
  5. HandClap - Fitz And The Tantrums
Sport Games on December 19, 2016

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TV Series

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


White Rabbit Project

Rosario Tijeras

Directed by: Emilio Maille

Dead Silent

Directed by: Roger Cardinal

Max Steel

Directed by: Stewart Hendler


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Lego Worlds

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sandbox

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade

Platform: Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Massively multiplayer online third-person shooter

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

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)

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Fighting, role-playing

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

    News articles

  • By Attacking the Press, Donald Trump May Be Doing It a Favor Jim Rutenberg Mediator column thanks Pres-elect Trump for rescuing news industry from slump; notes pres-elect's attacks on media and misleading statements are increasing public's support for journalism. [..]
  • Communal TV Screens in a Binge-Watching Age? Won’t Do, Airlines David Dicko and his start-up SkyLights offer new entertainment option for airline passengers--virtual reality headset that streams latest 3-D Hollywood films; service is part of growing consumer demand for in-flight high speed internet service and airline industry's re-evaluation of its outdated entertainment systems. [..]
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    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $73.61
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $103.08
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $109.57
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $15.03
  • Visa V: opens at $78.04

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CHF = 9.1301 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 19.8275 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.765 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.9827 SEK
  • 1 CAD = 15.1958 MXN

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