Friday 12 August 2011
It was Friday, 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 Payday: The Heist or Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3.
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- Two bombers kill themselves in an attempted attack in the Philippines city of Kidapawan in Cotabato province. (Philippines Star)
- 2011 Syrian uprising: Massive protests are planned against the President Bashar al-Assad, after recent raids by the Army. (Al Arabiya)
- Chinese Bullet trains on the Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway are withdrawn and all sections of track are inspected following a recent crash. (''Wall Street Journal'')
- The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit strikes down the health insurance mandate of President Barack Obama's Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. (AP via ''Washington Post'')
- In rugby league, Darren Lockyer of the Brisbane Broncos plays his 350th match in first grade setting a new record for the National Rugby League. (''Sydney Morning Herald'')
- A passenger train derails at Baby, Piotrków County, Poland. One passenger is killed and 45 are injured. (BBC)
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