Sunday 7 August 2011
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO.
The Help, directed by Tate Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while The Help by Kathryn Stockett was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Girl Parts.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Age II or Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- 2011 Syrian uprising:
- The Syrian army attacks the city of Deir ez-Zor according to opposition activists. (BBC)
- The Arab League calls on Syrian authorities to end the violence against civilians. (Emirates 24/7)
- Saudi Arabia withdraws its ambassador to Syria in protest at the violence. (Al Jazeera)
- 2011 Yemeni uprising: Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh leaves hospital in Saudi Arabia after injuries sustained during the ongoing uprising. (CNN)
- 2011 Libyan civil war: Rebels report more gains south of the capital Tripoli. (Reuters)
- 2011 Bahraini uprising: Two opposition MPs are released from prison. (''Al-Masry Al-Youm'')
- Fighting erupts in the Somali capital Mogadishu a day after al Shabaab rebels had reportedly left the city. (Reuters)
- Australian French Resistance leader Nancy Wake dies in London at the age of 98. (''Sydney Daily Telegraph'')
- One person is killed and six are missing after a landslide in eastern Malaysia. (Xinhua)
- 2011 London riots
- The Metropolitan Police Service restores order in Tottenham, north London, after a riot on Saturday night in which twenty-six police officers were injured. (BBC)
- Outbreaks of looting and civil disorder are reported in a number of areas including Hackney, Brixton and Walthamstow. (''The Telegraph'')
- Nepal bans smoking in public places. (''Straits Times'')
- The Cambridgeshire Guided Busway, the longest guided busway in the world, opens after years of delays. (BBC)
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