Thursday April 21, 2016

US date format: 4/21/2016, UK date format: 21/4/2016

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 21, 2016). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Work by Rihanna Featuring Drake. Neighbors, directed by Nicholas Stoller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016 while Hamilton: The Revolution by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jeremy McCarter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Containment. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lego Worlds or Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Neighbors

Written by: Andrew Jay Cohen, Brendan O'Brien

Directed by: Nicholas Stoller

Starring: Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, Zac Efron, Lisa Kudrow

Country: United States of America

Sacrifice

Directed by: Peter A. Dowling

Starring: Radha Mitchell, Rupert Graves, Ian McElhinney, David Robb

Better Off Single

Directed by: Benjamin Cox

Starring: Aaron Tveit, Abby Elliott, Lauren Miller Rogen, Kal Penn

Mr. Church

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Britt Robertson, Natascha McElhone, Xavier Samuel

Florence Foster Jenkins

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg, Rebecca Ferguson

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 21, 2016?


    Holidays

  • Rome - city birthday.
  • Saint Wolbodo
  • Saint Konrad von Parzham
  • Saint Anastasius I
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    Events

  • Sudanese nomadic conflicts, Ethnic violence in South Sudan: The Ethiopian Army crosses the border into South Sudan with the latter's approval in search of more than 100 children who were kidnapped and spirited across the border in a surprise attack by unknown assailants that also killed 208 people a few days ago. (Al Jazeera)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 21, 2016?


    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. Work - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  2. Lukas Graham - 7 Years
  3. No - Meghan Trainor
  4. Zayn - Pillowtalk
  5. Desiigner - Panda
  6. Love Yourself - Justin Bieber
  7. Flo Rida - My House
  8. Mike Posner - I Took A Pill In Ibiza
  9. Work From Home - Fifth Harmony Featuring Ty Dolla $ign
  10. Me, Myself & I - G-Eazy x Bebe Rexha

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. Work - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  2. Desiigner - Panda
  3. Me, Myself & I - G-Eazy x Bebe Rexha
  4. Pop Style - Drake Featuring The Throne
  5. 2 Phones - Kevin Gates
  6. Oui - Jeremih
  7. One Dance - Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  8. Jumpman - Drake & Future
  9. Don't - Bryson Tiller
  10. Low Life - Future Featuring The Weeknd

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. twenty one pilots - Stressed Out
  2. James Bay - Let It Go
  3. The Sound Of Silence - Disturbed
  4. Elle King - Ex's & Oh's
  5. Adventure Of A Lifetime - Coldplay
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TV Series

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

Containment

Directed by: Neil Mcenery-West

Foursome

Directed by: Claude d'Anna

King of the Road

La niña

BuzzFeed Unsolved: Supernatural

Books

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

Hamilton: The Revolution

By: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jeremy McCarter

Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Eleven Tony Awards, including Best MusicalLin-Manuel Miranda's groundbreaking musical Hamilton is as revolutionary as its subject, the poor kid from the Caribbean who fought the British, defended the Constitution, and helped …

The Obsession

By: Nora Roberts

The riveting novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Liar. “She stood in the deep, dark woods, breath shallow and cold prickling over her skin despite the hot, heavy air.

The Nest

By: Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

A warm, funny and acutely perceptive debut novel about four adult siblings and the fate of the shared inheritance that has shaped their choices and their lives.Every

The Girl in the Ice

By: Robert Bryndza

Her eyes are wide open. Her lips parted as if to speak. Her dead body frozen in the ice…She is not the only one. When a young boy discovers the body of a woman beneath a thick sheet of ice …

The Rainbow Comes and Goes

By: Anderson Cooper, Gloria Vanderbilt

#1 New York Times Bestseller A touching and intimate correspondence between Anderson Cooper and his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, offering timeless wisdom and a revealing glimpse into their livesThough Anderson Cooper has always considered himself close to his mother, his intensely …

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

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Fighting, role-playing

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


    News articles

  • Bank Overdraft Fees Hit Younger Adults Hardest, Pew Says Pew Charitable Trusts said younger consumers are more likely to use debit cards, and debits make up the majority of transactions resulting in fees. [..]
  • Barclays Names Permanent C.E.O. for Barclaycard Business Amer Sajed joined the British bank from Citigroup in 2006, and he has served as interim chief executive of the credit card business since May 2015. [..]
  • See all financial news of April 21, 2016

    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $99.90
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $86.60
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $105.56
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $12.78
  • Visa V: opens at $81.50

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CNY = 1.2535 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 8.351 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 17.9129 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.6396 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.3947 SEK

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