Thursday April 23, 2015

US date format: 4/23/2015, UK date format: 23/4/2015

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 23, 2015). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of April people in US were listening to See You Again by Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth. Mad Max: Fury Road, directed by George Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015 while Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Real West by Bill O'Reilly and David Fisher was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Safe House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. or Etrian Mystery Dungeon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Mad Max: Fury Road

Written by: George Miller, Brendan McCarthy, Nick Lathouris

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Zoë Kravitz

Jack of the Red Hearts

Directed by: Janet Grillo

Starring: AnnaSophia Robb, Famke Janssen, Scott Cohen, Israel Broussard

Beautiful Something

Directed by: Joseph Graham

Starring: Brian Sheppard, Zack Ryan, Colman Domingo, John Lescault

Convergence

Directed by: Drew Hall

Starring: Clayne Crawford, Ethan Embry, Mykelti Williamson, Gary Grubbs

Little Boy

Directed by: Alejandro Monteverde

Starring: Jakob Salvati, Emily Watson, David Henrie, Michael Rapaport

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 23, 2015?


    Holidays

  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
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    Events

  • The Prime Minister of France Manuel Valls claims that five terrorist attacks have been "foiled" in France in recent months. (France 24)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 23, 2015?


    Top #10 songs in the USA

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

    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. Somebody - Natalie La Rose Featuring Jeremih
  6. FourFiveSeconds - Rihanna & Kanye West & Paul McCartney
  7. Post To Be - Omarion Featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko
  8. Truffle Butter - Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake & Lil Wayne
  9. B**** Better Have My Money - Rihanna
  10. Ayo - Chris Brown & Tyga

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. Shut Up And Dance - WALK THE MOON
  2. Hozier - Take Me To Church
  3. Vance Joy - Riptide
  4. Centuries - Fall Out Boy
  5. George Ezra - Budapest

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

X Company

Home Fires

Grace and Frankie

Books

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

Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Real West

By: Bill O'Reilly and David Fisher

The must-have companion to Bill O'Reilly's historic series Legends and Lies: The Real West, a fascinating, eye-opening look at the truth behind the western legends we all think we knowHow did Davy Crockett save President Jackson's life only to end …

Nypd Red 3

By: James Patterson and Marshall Karp

PROTECT THE RICH. SERVE THE FAMOUS. HUNT THE GUILTY.NYPD Red is the elite, highly trained task force assigned to protect the rich, the famous, and the connected.

Dead Wake

By: Erik Larson

#1 New York Times BestsellerFrom the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the LusitaniaOn May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as …

American Sniper

By: Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, Jim DeFelice

The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, and the source for Clint Eastwood’s blockbuster movie which was nominated for six academy awards, including best picture.From

A Spool Of Blue Thread

By: Anne Tyler

Short-listed for the Man Booker Prize “It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon. . .” This is how Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she fell in love with Red

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Etrian Mystery Dungeon

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP/NA Atlus; EU NIS America

Everybody's Gone to the Rapture

Platform: PlayStation 4,[1] Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: PlayStation 4 Sony Computer Entertainment Microsoft Windows PlayStation Mobile

Dead Effect 2

Platform: iOS, Android, Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: BadFly Interactive

Warhammer 40,000: Dark Nexus Arena

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Multiplayer online battle arena, twin-stick shooter

Publisher: Whitebox Interactive

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Nintendo

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $104.64
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $106.75
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $116.42
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $33.20
  • Visa V: opens at $68.20

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CNY = 1.3914 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 9.034 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 16.0601 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.4898 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 7.106 SEK

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