Wednesday October 26, 2016

US date format: 10/26/2016, UK date format: 26/10/2016

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 26, 2016). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Closer by The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey. A Street Cat Named Bob, directed by Roger Spottiswoode, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016 On TV people were watching Rosario Tijeras. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 or Total War: Warhammer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 26, 2016?


Holidays

  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
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Events

  • Somali Civil War (2009–present): A militant group affiliated with ISIL seizes the coastal town of Qandala in the autonomous Puntland region. (Reuters)
  • A militant group affiliated with ISIL seizes the coastal town of Qandala in the autonomous Puntland region. (Reuters)
  • War in Afghanistan (2001–present): Ghor Province Governor's spokesman claims ISIL insurgents killed 26-42 civilians in his governed province, Afghanistan. (Reuters)
  • Ghor Province Governor's spokesman claims ISIL insurgents killed 26-42 civilians in his governed province, Afghanistan. (Reuters)
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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A Street Cat Named Bob

A Street Cat Named Bob

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Luke Treadaway, Bob the Cat, Ruta Gedmintas, Joanne Froggatt

Lady Bloodfight

Lady Bloodfight

Directed by: Chris Nahon

Starring: Amy Johnston, Muriel Hofmann, Jenny Wu, Kathy Wu

The Charnel House

The Charnel House

Directed by: Craig Moss

Starring: Callum Blue, Nadine Velazquez, Makenzie Moss, Erik LaRay Harvey

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Aldis Hodge, Robert Knepper

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Directed by: Greg Mottola

Starring: Zach Galifianakis, Isla Fisher, Jon Hamm, Gal Gadot

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 26, 2016?
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Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. - Closer
  2. - Starboy
  3. - Heathens
  4. - Let Me Love You
  5. - 24K Magic
  6. - Broccoli
  7. - Cold Water
  8. - Treat You Better
  9. - Cheap Thrills
  10. - Side To Side

Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Starboy
  2. - Broccoli
  3. - Juju On That Beat (TZ Anthem)
  4. - One Dance
  5. - Needed Me
  6. - Luv
  7. - Sucker For Pain
  8. - Too Good
  9. - OOOUUU
  10. - Panda

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Heathens
  2. - Ride
  3. - Sucker For Pain
  4. - Hymn For The Weekend
  5. - Unsteady
Sport Games on October 26, 2016

Sport Games on October 26, 2016


Serie A

Italian Football
  • Chievo - Bologna : 1 - 1
  • Fiorentina - Crotone : 1 - 1
  • Inter - Torino : 2 - 1
  • Juventus - Sampdoria : 4 - 1
  • Lazio - Cagliari : 4 - 1
See all Football game results of October 26, 2016

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Mechelen : 2 - 0
  • Charleroi - Genk : 2 - 1
  • Club Brugge - Westerlo : 4 - 0
  • Kortrijk - Eupen : 1 - 1
  • St Truiden - Waregem : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of October 26, 2016

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Dundee - Partick : 0 - 2
  • Kilmarnock - Hearts : 2 - 0
  • Motherwell - Inverness C : 0 - 3
  • Rangers - St Johnstone : 1 - 1
  • Ross County - Celtic : 0 - 4
See all Football game results of October 26, 2016

TV Series

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

Rosario Tijeras

Directed by: Emilio Maille

Dead Silent

Dead Silent

Directed by: Roger Cardinal

Max Steel

Max Steel

Directed by: Stewart Hendler

Speechless

Speechless

Directed by: Blu Fox

Motherland

Motherland

Directed by: Ramona S. Diaz

Days to next October 26

If October 26, 2016 is your birthday you're 3 years, 9 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 21 days.
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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Lego Marvel's Avengers

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

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Fighting, role-playing

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Total War: Warhammer

Total War: Warhammer

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux

Genre: Turn-based strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: Sega

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • AT&T Could Find a Lesson in Comcast’s Media Merger Comcast’s acquisition of NBCUniversal was prudent by today’s standards. [..]
  • Banks Bet on the Next Big Thing: Financial Chatbots Several banks, including Bank of America and MasterCard, announce they will be using chatbots, artificial intelligence-powered tools that pull in data to answer consumers' questions about financial accounts, implement transactions and provide financial advice; many predict automated bots are wave of future in banking industry. [..]
  • See all financial news of October 26, 2016

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $86.25
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $114.31
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $60.81
  • General Electric GE: opens at $28.59
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $150.71

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 0.9164 EUR
  • 1 USD = 104.55 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.8174 GBP
  • 1 USD = 1.3081 AUD
  • 1 USD = 1.3379 CAD

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