Saturday December 24, 2016, Christmas Eve

US date format: 12/24/2016, UK date format: 24/12/2016

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 24, 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 Battlefleet Gothic: Armada or Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 2016 or at December 24 across the years.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures

Directed by: Theodore Melfi

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

Gold

Gold

Directed by: Stephen Gaghan

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Edgar Ramírez, Bryce Dallas Howard, Corey Stoll

Red Dog: True Blue

Red Dog: True Blue

Directed by: Kriv Stenders

Starring: Jason Isaacs, Levi Miller, Bryan Brown, Hanna Mangan Lawrence

Monster Trucks

Monster Trucks

Directed by: Chris Wedge

Starring: Lucas Till, Jane Levy, Thomas Lennon, Barry Pepper

Passengers

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 24, 2016?


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

  • Boko Haram insurgency: President Muhammadu Buhari announces that the Nigerian Armed Forces have successfully driven out Boko Haram militants from their last stronghold in the Sambisa Forest in northeastern Nigeria. (BBC News) (Business Insider)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 24, 2016?
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Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. - Black Beatles
  2. - Starboy
  3. - Closer
  4. - 24K Magic
  5. - Side To Side
  6. - Juju On That Beat (TZ Anthem)
  7. - Don't Wanna Know
  8. - Let Me Love You
  9. - Heathens
  10. - Bad Things

Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Black Beatles
  2. - Starboy
  3. - 24K Magic
  4. - Juju On That Beat (TZ Anthem)
  5. - Bad Things
  6. - Fake Love
  7. - Broccoli
  8. - Caroline
  9. - Love On The Brain
  10. - Love Me Now

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Heathens
  2. - Unsteady
  3. - Ride
  4. - Sucker For Pain
  5. - HandClap
Sport Games on December 24, 2016

Sport Games on December 24, 2016


Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Ayr - Dumbarton : 4 - 4
  • Dundee United - St Mirren : 2 - 1
  • Hibernian - Raith Rvs : 1 - 1
  • Morton - Queen of Sth : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of December 24, 2016

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Alloa - Brechin : 1 - 2
  • Livingston - Queens Park : 1 - 2
  • Stranraer - Airdrie Utd : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of December 24, 2016

Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Annan Athletic - Berwick : 3 - 1
  • Cowdenbeath - Arbroath : 0 - 2
  • Montrose - Stirling : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of December 24, 2016

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Hamilton - Celtic : 0 - 3
  • Rangers - Inverness C : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of December 24, 2016

TV Series

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

Guyane

White Rabbit Project

White Rabbit Project

Rosario Tijeras

Rosario Tijeras

Directed by: Emilio Maille

Dead Silent

Dead Silent

Directed by: Roger Cardinal

Max Steel

Max Steel

Directed by: Stewart Hendler

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

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

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

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

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

money

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Exchange Rates

  • 1 AUD = 0.9707 CAD
  • 1 EUR = 1.4121 CAD
  • 1 EUR = 1.4535 AUD
  • 1 USD = 20.603 MXN
  • 1 USD = 1.0259 CHF

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