Tuesday May 24, 2016

US date format: 5/24/2016, UK date format: 24/5/2016

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 24, 2016). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Can't Stop The Feeling! by Justin Timberlake. Now You See Me 2, directed by Jon M. Chu, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016 On TV people were watching Wolf Creek. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Total War: Warhammer or Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Now You See Me 2

Directed by: Jon M. Chu

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco


Directed by: Ricardo de Montreuil

Starring: Gabriel Chavarria, Demián Bichir, Theo Rossi, Tony Revolori

Beyond the Gates

Directed by: Jackson Stewart

Starring: Graham Skipper, Chase Williamson, Brea Grant, Barbara Crampton


Directed by: Aaron Kaufman

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Justin Chatwin, Danny Masterson, Ashley Greene

Approaching the Unknown

Directed by: Mark Elijah Rosenberg

Starring: Mark Strong, Luke Wilson, Sanaa Lathan, Anders Danielsen Lie


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 24, 2016?


  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
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  • Insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir: Jaish-e-Mohammed operations chief is killed in a gun battle with police. (ABC News)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 24, 2016?

    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. Justin Timberlake - Can't Stop The Feeling!
  2. One Dance - Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  3. Desiigner - Panda
  4. Lukas Graham - 7 Years
  5. Mike Posner - I Took A Pill In Ibiza
  6. Work From Home - Fifth Harmony Featuring Ty Dolla $ign
  7. Don't Let Me Down - The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya
  8. Work - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  9. Zayn - Pillowtalk
  10. Needed Me - Rihanna

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. One Dance - Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  2. Desiigner - Panda
  3. Work - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  4. Needed Me - Rihanna
  5. Me, Myself & I - G-Eazy x Bebe Rexha
  6. Low Life - Future Featuring The Weeknd
  7. Oui - Jeremih
  8. Pop Style - Drake Featuring The Throne
  9. 2 Phones - Kevin Gates
  10. Ghost Town DJ's - My Boo

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. twenty one pilots - Stressed Out
  2. James Bay - Let It Go
  3. twenty one pilots - Ride
  4. The Sound Of Silence - Disturbed
  5. Ophelia - The Lumineers
Sport Games on May 24, 2016

Sport Games on May 24, 2016

TV Series

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

Wolf Creek

Directed by: Greg McLean

Raising the Bar

Directed by: Clay Glen


Directed by: Neil Mcenery-West


Directed by: Claude d'Anna

Pool Kings


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Lego Worlds

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sandbox

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Total War: Warhammer

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux

Genre: Turn-based strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: Sega

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

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $83.78
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $82.06
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $99.49
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $11.68
  • Visa V: opens at $77.66

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CNY = 1.2666 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 8.3688 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 18.5947 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.5981 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.3298 SEK

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