Tuesday April 26, 2016

US date format: 4/26/2016, UK date format: 26/4/2016

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 26, 2016). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Work by Rihanna Featuring Drake. Sniper: Special Ops, directed by Fred Olen Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016 On TV people were watching Raising the Bar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lego Worlds or Battlefleet Gothic: Armada.
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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Sniper: Special Ops

Directed by: Fred Olen Ray

Starring: Steven Seagal, Rob Van Dam, Tim Abell, Charlene Amoia


Written by: Andrew Jay Cohen, Brendan O'Brien

Directed by: Nicholas Stoller

Starring: Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, Zac Efron, Lisa Kudrow

Country: United States of America


Directed by: Peter A. Dowling

Starring: Radha Mitchell, Rupert Graves, Ian McElhinney, David Robb

Better Off Single

Directed by: Benjamin Cox

Starring: Aaron Tveit, Abby Elliott, Lauren Miller Rogen, Kal Penn

Mr. Church

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Britt Robertson, Natascha McElhone, Xavier Samuel


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 26, 2016?


  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
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  • Syrian Civil War: A Syrian government airstrike near Aleppo kills at least five members of the Syrian Civil Defense rescue organisation. Dozens of people have been killed in Aleppo over the past few days from government airstrikes and opposition bombardment. (Reuters)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 26, 2016?

    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. Work - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  2. Desiigner - Panda
  3. Lukas Graham - 7 Years
  4. No - Meghan Trainor
  5. Zayn - Pillowtalk
  6. Mike Posner - I Took A Pill In Ibiza
  7. Work From Home - Fifth Harmony Featuring Ty Dolla $ign
  8. Love Yourself - Justin Bieber
  9. DNCE - Cake By The Ocean
  10. Me, Myself & I - G-Eazy x Bebe Rexha

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. Work - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  2. Desiigner - Panda
  3. Me, Myself & I - G-Eazy x Bebe Rexha
  4. One Dance - Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  5. 2 Phones - Kevin Gates
  6. Pop Style - Drake Featuring The Throne
  7. Oui - Jeremih
  8. Low Life - Future Featuring The Weeknd
  9. Jumpman - Drake & Future
  10. Don't - Bryson Tiller

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. twenty one pilots - Stressed Out
  2. James Bay - Let It Go
  3. The Sound Of Silence - Disturbed
  4. Elle King - Ex's & Oh's
  5. Ophelia - The Lumineers
Sport Games on April 26, 2016

Sport Games on April 26, 2016

TV Series

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

Raising the Bar

Directed by: Clay Glen


Directed by: Neil Mcenery-West


Directed by: Claude d'Anna

Building Off the Grid: Big Sky Ranch

Ddo Oh Hae Yeong


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Lego Worlds

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sandbox

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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

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

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

    News articles

  • Advisers to F.D.A. Vote Against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Drug The staff of the F.D.A. said a clinical trial for the drug was too small, but advocates said the drug prolonged patients’ ability to walk. [..]
  • Ardagh to Buy Assets From Ball and Rexam for $3.4 Billion Ball Corporation and Rexam have been looking to sell assets in order to win regulatory approval for their pending merger. [..]
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    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $102.02
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $87.26
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $105.45
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $12.59
  • Visa V: opens at $78.45

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CNY = 1.2486 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 8.3386 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 17.8438 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.6663 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.4369 SEK

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