Thursday 24 March 2016US date format: 3/24/2016, UK date format: 24/3/2016
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 24, 2016). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat).
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Work by Rihanna Featuring Drake.
Show Yourself, directed by Billy Ray Brewton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016
while Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Foursome.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lego Marvel's Avengers or Space Hulk: Deathwing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 March 2016 ?
- World Tuberculosis Day.
- Saint Simeon (died 1475)
- Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
- Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
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- Six Russian athletes are to be stripped of the medals they won at World and European championships in 2010 and 2011 and the 2012 Summer Olympics following a ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The athletes affected are Sergei Balukin, Valeriy Borchin, Vladimir Kanaikin, Olga Kaniskina, Yulia Zaripova and Sergey Kirdyapkin. The ruling means Kirdyapkin is set to lose his gold medal won at the 2012 Olympics. (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty)
- Dutch iconic professional footballer and manager Johan Cruyff dies from lung cancer at the age of 68. (CNN)
- Current President of the Republic of the Congo Denis Sassou Nguesso is reelected with 60 percent of the vote amid tight security and a communications blackout. Opposition leaders say that they will not accept the outcome. (Al Jazeera)
- Republic of the Congo presidential election, 2016: Current President of the Republic of the Congo Denis Sassou Nguesso is reelected with 60 percent of the vote amid tight security and a communications blackout. Opposition leaders say that they will not accept the outcome. (Al Jazeera)
- New Zealanders vote to retain the current flag over the proposed design in the nation's flag referendum. More than 2 million people vote in the referendum. (NZ Herald) (Radio New Zealand) (The Guardian)
- New Zealand flag debate: New Zealanders vote to retain the current flag over the proposed design in the nation's flag referendum. More than 2 million people vote in the referendum. (NZ Herald) (Radio New Zealand) (The Guardian)
- Myanmar's parliament approves Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and 17 other nominees to positions in the incoming government's cabinet. Which ministry each will head was not announced. (Bloomberg)
- In New York, an appeals court upheld a lower court's decision to dismiss a lawsuit trying to keep Ted Cruz off the ballot in the U.S. Presidential contest on the ground of his Canadian birth. (Reuters)
- In Toronto, Jian Ghomeshi is acquitted on all charges of sexual assault and choking. The judge found the claimants had "lied, had been manipulative and hid pertinent information" from the court and this created reasonable doubt. Protests against due process emerged immediately afterwards. (National Post)
- Judges at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia find former President of the Republika Srpska Radovan Karadžić guilty of committing genocide and crimes against humanity in Bosnia during the Bosnian War and is sentenced to 40 years in prison. Karadžić is found to be "criminally responsible" for the Srebrenica massacre. (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty) (The Guardian)
- England international footballer Adam Johnson is sentenced to six years in prison for child grooming and child sexual activity. (BBC)
- Australian infrastructure and transport minister Darren Chester says in a statement that debris recovered this month in Mozambique was highly likely to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight. (Reuters)
- Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Australian infrastructure and transport minister Darren Chester says in a statement that debris recovered this month in Mozambique was highly likely to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight. (Reuters)
- Lebanese daily newspaper As-Safir ("The Ambassador" in Arabic) is to cease print and online operations after over 40 years, citing falling revenues and Lebanon's political environment and sectarian problems as reasons for its closure. The newspaper has close ties to Hezbollah. (Reuters)
- Starboard Value LP, an activist hedge fund, begins a proxy contest to oust the entire board of directors of internet pioneer Yahoo. (Reuters)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 2016 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Work - Rihanna Featuring Drake
- Me, Myself & I - G-Eazy x Bebe Rexha
- Down In The DM - Yo Gotti Featuring Nicki Minaj
- Don't - Bryson Tiller
- 2 Phones - Kevin Gates
- Jumpman - Drake & Future
- The Weeknd - The Hills
- Back To Sleep - Chris Brown
- Exchange - Bryson Tiller
- Hotline Bling - Drake
Top #10 Latin songs
- Hasta El Amanecer - Nicky Jam
- Ginza - J Balvin
- Solo Con Verte - Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga
- El Perdon - Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias
- Encantadora - Yandel
- Borro Cassette - Maluma
- Obsesionado - Farruko
- Traidora - Gente de Zona Featuring Marc Anthony
- Por Que Terminamos? - Gerardo Ortiz
- Culpa Al Corazon - Prince Royce
Top #10 Rock songs
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $89.61
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $80.78
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $98.15
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $11.98
- 1 CNY = 1.2714 SEK
- 1 CHF = 8.4923 SEK
- 1 CHF = 18.0462 MXN
- 1 CHF = 6.6739 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?