Friday 8 July 2011
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Give Me Everything by Pitbull.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, directed by David Yates, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while Heaven Is for Real by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 July 2011 ?
- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
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- Former First Lady Betty Ford, wife of former U.S. President Gerald R. Ford, dies at 93. (''USA Today'')
- A court in France announces a delay of an investigation into whether Christine Lagarde abused her authority as Finance Minister of that country. Lagarde is the new Director of the International Monetary Fund. (''The New York Times'')
- Tropical Storm Calvin forms off the Pacific coast of Mexico. (National Hurricane Centre)
- A Hewa Bora Boeing 727 airliner crashes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo killing 74 people. (Reuters)
- The United Nations Security Council discusses sending a peacekeeping force to the Republic of South Sudan when it becomes an independent nation tomorrow. (AP via ''Washington Post'')
- ''News of the World'':
- The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron announces that a judge will lead an inquiry into the scandal. (BBC)
- A large protest with as many as a million people participating is planned for the Egyptian capital Cairo over perceived lack of progress since the 2011 Egyptian revolution. (Reuters)
- The Space Shuttle Atlantis lifts off for the final mission of the US Space Shuttle program. (NASA)
- London Olympics
- More tickets go on sale for the 2012 Summer Olympics in the United Kingdom in the ampquotsecond chanceampquot phase. (BBC)
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