Friday 21 October 2016

US date format: 10/21/2016, UK date format: 21/10/2016

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 21, 2016). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Closer by The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey. Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, directed by Edward Zwick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016 while Skinnytaste Fast and Slow by Gina Homolka, Heather K. Jones was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dead Silent. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lego Marvel's Avengers or Space Hulk: Deathwing.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Aldis Hodge, Robert Knepper

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Keeping Up with the Joneses

Directed by: Greg Mottola

Starring: Zach Galifianakis, Isla Fisher, Jon Hamm, Gal Gadot

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I'm Not Ashamed

Directed by: Brian Baugh

Starring: Masey McLain, Ben Davies, Cameron McKendry, Terri Minton

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Boo! A Madea Halloween

Directed by: Tyler Perry

Starring: Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis, Patrice Lovely, Yousef Erakat

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Child Eater

Directed by: Erlingur Thoroddsen

Starring: Cait Bliss, Colin Critchley, Jason Martin, Dave Klasko

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TV Series

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

Dead Silent

Directed by: Roger Cardinal

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Max Steel

Directed by: Stewart Hendler

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Speechless

Directed by: Blu Fox

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Motherland

Directed by: Ramona S. Diaz

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Brimstone

Directed by: Martin Koolhoven

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 2016 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The Tennessee Valley Authority completes the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, the first U.S. nuclear reactor to enter commercial operation in 20 years. (CNN)
  • After two years on the run, Mexican officials arrest the former police chief of a Mexican city, Felipe Flores, capturing him in Iguala in the southern state of Guerrero. The city is where 43 students disappeared in September 2014. The police arrested the students and then handed them over to a drug cartel who killed them and incinerated their bodies. (BBC)
  • 2014 Iguala mass kidnapping: After two years on the run, Mexican officials arrest the former police chief of a Mexican city, Felipe Flores, capturing him in Iguala in the southern state of Guerrero. The city is where 43 students disappeared in September 2014. The police arrested the students and then handed them over to a drug cartel who killed them and incinerated their bodies. (BBC)
  • A series of cyberattacks utilizing distributed denial-of-service attacks, targeting networks operated by DNS provider Dyn, makes major Internet platforms and services unavailable to large swaths of users in Europe and North America. Affected companies include Amazon, Twitter, Spotify, Reddit, PayPal, Netflix, and Airbnb. (The Wall Street Journal)
  • October 2016 Dyn cyberattack: A series of cyberattacks utilizing distributed denial-of-service attacks, targeting networks operated by DNS provider Dyn, makes major Internet platforms and services unavailable to large swaths of users in Europe and North America. Affected companies include Amazon, Twitter, Spotify, Reddit, PayPal, Netflix, and Airbnb. (The Wall Street Journal)

Sport Games on 21 October 2016

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Oostende - Kortrijk : 2 - 2
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Hamburg - Ein Frankfurt : 0 - 3
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Fortuna Dusseldorf - Bielefeld : 4 - 0
  • Stuttgart - Munich 1860 : 2 - 1
  • Wurzburger Kickers - Karlsruhe : 0 - 2
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Osasuna - Betis : 1 - 2
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Music Charts

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

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Closer - The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey
  2. Starboy - The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk
  3. Heathens - twenty one pilots
  4. Cold Water - Major Lazer Featuring Justin Bieber & MO
  5. Let Me Love You - DJ Snake Featuring Justin Bieber
  6. Broccoli - D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty
  7. Treat You Better - Shawn Mendes
  8. Cheap Thrills - Sia Featuring Sean Paul
  9. Don't Let Me Down - The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya
  10. I Hate U I Love U - gnash Featuring Olivia O'Brien
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Starboy - The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk
  2. Broccoli - D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty
  3. Needed Me - Rihanna
  4. One Dance - Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  5. Too Good - Drake Featuring Rihanna
  6. Luv - Tory Lanez
  7. Sucker For Pain - Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons With Logic & Ty Dolla $ign Feat. X Ambassadors
  8. Young M.A - OOOUUU
  9. Desiigner - Panda
  10. Tiimmy Turner - Desiigner
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Hasta El Amanecer - Nicky Jam
  2. La Bicicleta - Carlos Vives & Shakira
  3. Duele El Corazon - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Wisin
  4. Vente Pa' Ca - Ricky Martin Featuring Maluma
  5. Chillax - Farruko Featuring Ky-Mani Marley
  6. Shaky Shaky - Daddy Yankee
  7. Otra Vez - Zion & Lennox Featuring J Balvin
  8. Safari - J Balvin Featuring Pharrell Williams, BIA & Sky
  9. La Carretera - Prince Royce
  10. Bailar - Deorro Featuring Pitbull & Elvis Crespo
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Heathens - twenty one pilots
  2. twenty one pilots - Ride
  3. Sucker For Pain - Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons With Logic & Ty Dolla $ign Feat. X Ambassadors
  4. Hymn For The Weekend - Coldplay
  5. Unsteady - X Ambassadors
  6. HandClap - Fitz And The Tantrums
  7. Ophelia - The Lumineers
  8. The Sound Of Silence - Disturbed
  9. Bastille - Good Grief
  10. Cancer - twenty one pilots

Books

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

Skinnytaste Fast and Slow

By: Gina Homolka, Heather K. Jones

80+ Under 30 Minute Dishes and 60 Slow Cooker RecipesThe easiest, tastiest, most convenient healthy recipes—ever!With Skinnytaste Fast and Slow, you can get a nutritious, flavor-packed, figure-friendly meal—complete with a flourless chocolate brownie made in a slow cooker—on the table …

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Born to Run

By: Bruce Springsteen

The revelatory and wildly bestselling memoir by legendary rock star Bruce Springsteen: “Glorious…a philosophically rich ramble through a rock ’n roll life…It’s the lyric he was born to write” (USA TODAY, 4 out of 4 stars).Over

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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

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Order to Kill

By: Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills

In a pulse-pounding race to save America, covert operative Mitch Rapp confronts a mortal threat. But this time he might have met his match.Mitch Rapp is used to winning.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Lego Worlds

Lego Worlds

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sandbox

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Lego Marvel's Avengers

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

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Fighting, role-playing

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $74.10
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $89.57
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $98.38
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $14.01
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 8.9729 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 18.7399 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.8076 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.6869 SEK

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Abandoned

Studio: Shout! Factory

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Hateful Eight

Studio: Anchor Bay

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Equity

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Risen

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD, Blu-ray & 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray

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Amateur Night

Studio: Cinedigm

Format: DVD

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