Thursday December 24, 2015, Christmas Eve

US date format: 12/24/2015, UK date format: 24/12/2015

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 24, 2015). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Hello by Adele. Standoff, directed by Adam Alleca, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015 On TV people were watching Born This Way. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Afro Samurai 2: Revenge of Kuma or Cities: Skylines.
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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Standoff

Directed by: Adam Alleca

Starring: Thomas Jane, Laurence Fishburne, Joanna Douglas, Ella Ballentine

Ride Along 2

Directed by: Tim Story

Starring: Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Tika Sumpter, Benjamin Bratt

Little Dead Rotting Hood

Directed by: Jared Cohn

Starring: Eric Balfour, Bianca A. Santos, Romeo Miller, Patrick Muldoon

Distorted

Directed by: Darren Wharton

Starring: Sarah Callyn, Amy Christie, Sam Edge, Bruce Jones

The Revenant

Written by: Alejandro González Iñárritu (screenplay), Michael Punke (novel), Mark L. Smith (screenplay)

Directed by: Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter, Domhnall Gleeson

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 24, 2015?


    Holidays

  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.

    Events

  • 2015 Zaria Shia Massacre: Human Rights Watch (HRW) reports Nigeria’s military has quickly buried the corpses of at least 300 Shia Muslims killed during raids at the house of Ibrahim Zakzaky in Zaria earlier in December. (BBC) (International Business Times)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 24, 2015?


    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. Adele - Hello
  2. Sorry - Justin Bieber
  3. Hotline Bling - Drake
  4. What Do You Mean? - Justin Bieber
  5. Love Yourself - Justin Bieber
  6. The Weeknd - The Hills
  7. Stitches - Shawn Mendes
  8. Alessia Cara - Here
  9. Same Old Love - Selena Gomez
  10. Like I'm Gonna Lose You - Meghan Trainor Featuring John Legend

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. Hotline Bling - Drake
  2. The Weeknd - The Hills
  3. Alessia Cara - Here
  4. 679 - Fetty Wap Featuring Remy Boyz
  5. Jumpman - Drake & Future
  6. Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd
  7. Antidote - Travis Scott
  8. In The Night - The Weeknd
  9. Don't - Bryson Tiller
  10. Post Malone - White Iverson

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. Elle King - Ex's & Oh's
  2. twenty one pilots - Stressed Out
  3. Adventure Of A Lifetime - Coldplay
  4. Renegades - X Ambassadors
  5. Shut Up And Dance - WALK THE MOON
Sport Games on December 24, 2015

Sport Games on December 24, 2015


TV Series

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

Born This Way

Directed by: Shaun Kadlec

Kaleidoscope

Directed by: Rupert Jones

It Had to Be You

Directed by: Sasha Gordon

The Principal

Directed by: Jody Hill

Celia

Directed by: Ann Turner

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cities: Skylines

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux Xbox One

Genre: City-building, construction and management simulation

Publisher: Paradox Interactive

Fantasy Dimension: Imagination & Tactics

Platform: Web browser

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Afro Samurai 2: Revenge of Kuma

Platform: PlayStation 4 Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Versus Evil

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 4 Xbox One

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters

Lego Dimensions

Platform: PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $103.35
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $78.79
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $95.89
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $11.75
  • Visa V: opens at $78.35

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CNY = 1.2968 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 8.5114 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 17.4866 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.564 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.0639 SEK

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