Thursday January 22, 2015

US date format: 1/22/2015, UK date format: 22/1/2015

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 22, 2015). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Uptown Funk! by Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars. Angelica, directed by Mitchell Lichtenstein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015 while America'S Bitter Pill by Steven Brill was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Nightwatch. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Apotheon or Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Angelica

Directed by: Mitchell Lichtenstein

Starring: Jena Malone, Janet McTeer, Ed Stoppard, Tovah Feldshuh

Queen of the Desert

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Robert Pattinson, Damian Lewis

Home Sweet Hell

Directed by: Anthony Burns

Starring: Katherine Heigl, Patrick Wilson, Madison Wolfe, Aiden Flowers

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Directed by: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

Starring: Thomas Mann, RJ Cyler, Olivia Cooke, Nick Offerman

Brooklyn

Written by: Nick Hornby (screenplay), Colm Tóibín (novel)

Directed by: John Crowley

Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Domhnall Gleeson, Jim Broadbent

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 22, 2015?


    Holidays

  • New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.

    Events

  • War in Donbass:: An explosion near a civilian trolleybus in the city of Donetsk kills at least thirteen people. Separatists and pro-government forces blame each other for the incident. (BBC)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 22, 2015?


    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. Uptown Funk! - Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars
  2. Taylor Swift - Blank Space
  3. Hozier - Take Me To Church
  4. Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
  5. I'm Not The Only One - Sam Smith
  6. Meghan Trainor - Lips Are Movin
  7. Jealous - Nick Jonas
  8. Love Me Harder - Ariana Grande & The Weeknd
  9. Taylor Swift - Shake It Off
  10. Meghan Trainor - All About That Bass

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. I Don't F**k With You - Big Sean Featuring E-40
  2. Only - Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown
  3. No Type - Rae Sremmurd
  4. Tuesday - I LOVE MAKONNEN Featuring Drake
  5. 7/11 - Beyonce
  6. I Don't Mind - Usher Featuring Juicy J
  7. CoCo - O.T. Genasis
  8. Bobby Shmurda - Hot Boy
  9. Don't Tell 'Em - Jeremih Featuring YG
  10. Ayo - Chris Brown & Tyga

TV Series

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

Nightwatch

Directed by: Ole Bornedal

Just Add Magic

Directed by: Joe Nussbaum

Halo: Nightfall

Directed by: Sergio Mimica-Gezzan

Gym Tony

Hindsight

Directed by: Lee Hyun Seung

Books

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

America'S Bitter Pill

By: Steven Brill

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAmerica’s Bitter Pill is Steven Brill’s acclaimed book on how the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, was written, how it is being implemented, and, most important, how it

The Escape

By: David Baldacci

David Baldacci is one of the world's most popular, widely read storytellers. In his blockbuster thrillers Zero Day and The Forgotten, he enthralled readers with John Puller.

As Chimney Sweepers Come To Dust

By: Alan Bradley

As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust

Station Eleven

By: Emily St. John Mandel

A National Book Award FinalistA PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist Kirsten Raymonde will never forget the night Arthur Leander, the famous Hollywood actor, had a heart attack on stage during a production of King

Insatiable Appetites

By: Stuart Woods

Secrets and seduction are temptations Stone Barrington can’t resist, and in this action-packed thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, he encounters plenty of both...It’s a time of unexpected change for Stone Barrington.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Apotheon

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

Genre: Action role-playing game, platformer

Publisher: Alientrap

Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: NCSOFT

Blood Bowl 2

Platform: Mac OSX Microsoft Windows PlayStation 4 Xbox One

Genre: Sports Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Dropsy

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS, Android

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Devolver Digital

Axiom Verge

Platform: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, Xbox One, Wii U

Genre: Metroidvania

Publisher: Thomas Happ Games

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $104.14
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $117.25
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $119.76
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $38.92
  • Visa V: opens at $255.45

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CNY = 1.3217 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 9.4524 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 16.807 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 7.0999 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.6408 SEK

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