Thursday May 21, 2015

US date format: 5/21/2015, UK date format: 21/5/2015

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 21, 2015). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Zeke Egan . In that special week of May people in US were listening to See You Again by Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth. Growing Up Smith, directed by Frank Lotito, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015 while The Road To Character by David Brooks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Safe House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hatred or AirMech.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Growing Up Smith

Directed by: Frank Lotito

Starring: Jason Lee, Anjul Nigam, Brighton Sharbino, Hilarie Burton

Dil Dhadakne Do

Directed by: Zoya Akhtar

Starring: Anil Kapoor, Shefali Shah, Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh

The Daughter

Directed by: Simon Stone

Starring: Geoffrey Rush, Nicholas Hope, Sam Neill, Ewen Leslie

Me Him Her

Directed by: Max Landis

Starring: Dustin Milligan, Luke Bracey, Emily Meade, Kyle Bornheimer

Jurassic World

Directed by: Colin Trevorrow

Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Simpkins, Judy Greer


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 21, 2015?


  • Saint Constantine the Great
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  • Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant: Islamic State fighters enter the ancient ruins of Palmyra after capturing the Syrian city of Tadmur yesterday. A hundred pro-government fighters are believed to have died in fighting. (Reuters)The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights claims that Islamic State now controls more than half of Syria dominating 95,000 square kilometres and controls settlements in nine provinces. (News Limited)

    Famous Birthday

  • Zeke Egan: Irish noted family member, the second...
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 21, 2015?

    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. See You Again - Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth
  2. Trap Queen - Fetty Wap
  3. Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey) - The Weeknd
  4. Uptown Funk! - Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars
  5. Shut Up And Dance - WALK THE MOON
  6. Sugar - Maroon 5
  7. Ellie Goulding - Love Me Like You Do
  8. Jason Derulo - Want To Want Me
  9. Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
  10. G.D.F.R. - Flo Rida Featuring Sage The Gemini & Lookas

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. See You Again - Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth
  2. Trap Queen - Fetty Wap
  3. Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey) - The Weeknd
  4. G.D.F.R. - Flo Rida Featuring Sage The Gemini & Lookas
  5. Nasty Freestyle - T-Wayne
  6. Somebody - Natalie La Rose Featuring Jeremih
  7. Post To Be - Omarion Featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko
  8. B**** Better Have My Money - Rihanna
  9. Slow Motion - Trey Songz
  10. Blessings - Big Sean Featuring Drake

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. Shut Up And Dance - WALK THE MOON
  2. George Ezra - Budapest
  3. Hozier - Take Me To Church
  4. Centuries - Fall Out Boy
  5. Mumford & Sons - Believe
Sport Games on May 21, 2015

Sport Games on May 21, 2015

TV Series

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

Safe House

Directed by: John Laing

The Returned

Directed by: Manuel Carballo

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

The Road To Character

By: David Brooks

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE ECONOMIST • “I wrote this book not sure I could follow the road to character, but I wanted at least to know what …

The Heir

By: Kiera Cass

Kiera Cass’s #1 New York Times bestselling Selection series has enchanted readers from the very first page. In this fourth romantic novel, follow Illéa’s royal family into a whole new Selection—and find out

God Help The Child

By: Toni Morrison

Spare and unsparing, God Help the Child—the first novel by Toni Morrison to be set in our current moment—weaves a tale about the way the sufferings of childhood can shape, and

Gathering Prey

By: John Sandford

A terrifying Lucas Davenport thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Extreme Prey. They call them Travelers. They drift from city to city, always staying on the move.

The Girl on the Train

By: Paula Hawkins

The #1 New York Times Bestseller, USA Today Book of the Year, now a major motion picture starring Emily Blunt. Don't miss Paula Hawkins' new novel, Into the Water, coming May 2017. The


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?


Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Destructive Creations


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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Zachtronics Industries

Battle for Donetsk

Platform: Android, Web

Genre: Platform

Publisher: LuGus Studios


Platform: Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Multiplayer online battle arena

Publisher: Carbon Games Ubisoft (consoles)

Chris Sawyer's Locomotion

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Atari

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

    News articles

  • Altice’s Deal to Buy Suddenlink May Be Prelude to Pursuit of Time Warner Cable European telecom firm Altice gains foothold in United States with $9.1 billion purchase of Suddenlink Communications; deal comes ahead of possible bid for Time Warner Cable. [..]
  • Benjamin Lawsky, Sheriff of Wall Street, Is Taking Off His Badge Benjamin M Lawsky, New York State Dept of Financial Services superintendent, announces he will leave post in late June to start his own legal and consulting firm; his cases against big banks established his reputation as 'new sheriff of Wall Street' and thorn in side of financial industry. [..]
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    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $109.90
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $102.99
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $118.81
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $33.10
  • Visa V: opens at $69.55

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CNY = 1.3402 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 8.898 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 16.2396 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.6112 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.8315 SEK

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