Thursday December 22, 2016

US date format: 12/22/2016, UK date format: 22/12/2016

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 22, 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 Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Hidden Figures

Directed by: Theodore Melfi

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

Gold

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

Passengers

Directed by: Morten Tyldum

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 22, 2016?


    Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
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    Events

  • Syrian Civil War, Battle of Aleppo (2012–16): The Syrian Army says it is now in full control of the city of Aleppo following the evacuation of the last group of rebels to the Idlib Governorate. (BBC)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 22, 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 22, 2016

Sport Games on December 22, 2016


TV Series

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

Guyane

White Rabbit Project

Rosario Tijeras

Directed by: Emilio Maille

Dead Silent

Directed by: Roger Cardinal

Max Steel

Directed by: Stewart Hendler

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Total War: Warhammer

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux

Genre: Turn-based strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: Sega

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

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

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

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $73.68
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $104.12
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $110.58
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $15.22
  • Visa V: opens at $78.02

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CHF = 8.9881 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 20.2342 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.7745 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.8344 SEK
  • 1 CAD = 15.3876 MXN

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