Thursday May 19, 2016
US date format: 5/19/2016, UK date format: 19/5/2016
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 19, 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 Battlefleet Gothic: Armada or Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 19, 2016?
- National Hug-Your-Cat Day
- NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
- Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
- Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
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- Syrian civil war: Syrian government forces and allies, including Lebanese Hezbollah fighters, retake a large area southeast of Damascus, including the key town of Deir al-Asafir. (BBC) (Al Arabiya)Fighting between Jaysh al-Islam and rival factions led by al-Qaeda’s Nusra Front in Ghouta, near Damascus, leaves more than 50 people dead. (Swiss Info) (Ara News)
- Syrian government forces and allies, including Lebanese Hezbollah fighters, retake a large area southeast of Damascus, including the key town of Deir al-Asafir. (BBC) (Al Arabiya)
- Fighting between Jaysh al-Islam and rival factions led by al-Qaeda’s Nusra Front in Ghouta, near Damascus, leaves more than 50 people dead. (Swiss Info) (Ara News)
- Taliban insurgency: Eight policemen are killed in an insider attack in Zabul Province. (Hindustan Times)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 19, 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 19, 2016
Futbol Ligi 1Football (Turkey)
- Galatasaray - Kayserispor : 6 - 0
- Gaziantepspor - Antalyaspor : 2 - 0
- Genclerbirligi - Eskisehirspor : 3 - 1
- Osmanlispor - Akhisar Belediyespor : 1 - 0
- Sivasspor - Fenerbahce : 2 - 2
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 19If May 19, 2016 is your birthday you're 4 years, 2 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 6 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?
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