Thursday December 29, 2016

US date format: 12/29/2016, UK date format: 29/12/2016

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 29, 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. xXx: Return of Xander Cage, directed by D.J. Caruso, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016 while The Magnolia Story by Chip Gaines, Joanna Gaines was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Guyane. 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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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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xXx: Return of Xander Cage

Written by: F. Scott Frazier, Rich Wilkes (based on characters created by)

Directed by: D.J. Caruso

Starring: Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone, Kris Wu

Country: United States of America

The Bye Bye Man

Written by: Robert Damon Schneck (short story), Jonathan Penner (screenplay), Jonathan Penner

Directed by: Stacy Title

Starring: Douglas Smith, Lucien Laviscount, Cressida Bonas, Michael Trucco

Country: United States of America

Hidden Figures

Directed by: Theodore Melfi

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

Gold

Directed by: Stephen Gaghan

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

Red Dog: True Blue

Directed by: Kriv Stenders

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 29, 2016?


    Holidays

  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)

    Events

  • Syrian Civil War: Russian president Vladimir Putin says a ceasefire has been brokered between the Syrian government and rebel forces. The ceasefire is said to be guaranteed by Russia and Turkey and would exclude UN-denominated terror organizations such as ISIL and al-Nusra. The FSA says it would abide by the truce, while Ahrar al-Sham expresses "reservations". (ITV) (Reuters)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 29, 2016?


    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. Black Beatles - Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane
  2. Starboy - The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk
  3. Closer - The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey
  4. Bruno Mars - 24K Magic
  5. Side To Side - Ariana Grande Featuring Nicki Minaj
  6. I Don't Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker) - Zayn / Taylor Swift
  7. Deja Vu - J. Cole
  8. Juju On That Beat (TZ Anthem) - Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall
  9. Let Me Love You - DJ Snake Featuring Justin Bieber
  10. Don't Wanna Know - Maroon 5 Featuring Kendrick Lamar

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. Black Beatles - Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane
  2. Starboy - The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk
  3. Bruno Mars - 24K Magic
  4. Deja Vu - J. Cole
  5. Juju On That Beat (TZ Anthem) - Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall
  6. Immortal - J. Cole
  7. Fake Love - Drake
  8. Neighbors - J. Cole
  9. Bad Things - Machine Gun Kelly x Camila Cabello
  10. Caroline - Amine

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. Heathens - twenty one pilots
  2. Unsteady - X Ambassadors
  3. twenty one pilots - Ride
  4. Sucker For Pain - Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons With Logic & Ty Dolla $ign Feat. X Ambassadors
  5. HandClap - Fitz And The Tantrums
Sport Games on December 29, 2016

Sport Games on December 29, 2016


TV Series

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

Guyane

White Rabbit Project

Rosario Tijeras

Directed by: Emilio Maille

Dead Silent

Directed by: Roger Cardinal

Max Steel

Directed by: Stewart Hendler

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?

The Magnolia Story

By: Chip Gaines, Joanna Gaines

National Bestseller--New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Publisher's WeeklyLook for Chip Gaines new book Capital Gaines fall of 2017Are you ready to see your fixer upper?These famous words are now synonymous with the dynamic husband-and-wife team Chip and …

Double Down: Diary of a Wimpy Kid

By: Jeff Kinney

The pressure's really piling up on Greg Heffley. His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his 'creative side'.

Two by Two

By: Nicholas Sparks

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Sparks returns with an emotionally powerful story of unconditional love, its challenges, its risks and most of all, its rewards.At

Cross the Line

By: James Patterson

THE NEWEST INSTALLMENT IN THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING SERIESIn all of Alex Cross's years with Homicide, Washington, DC, has never been more dangerous.After shots pierce the tranquil nighttime calm of Rock Creek Park, a man is dead: what …

The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds

By: Michael Lewis

“Brilliant. . . . Lewis has given us a spectacular account of two great men who faced up to uncertainty and the limits of human reason.”

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

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

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)

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

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

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $72.77
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $104.88
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $110.28
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $14.93
  • Visa V: opens at $78.49

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CHF = 8.914 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 20.2667 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.7999 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.7455 SEK
  • 1 CAD = 15.3457 MXN

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