Sunday 14 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
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- 2011 Syrian uprising: Syrian Navy gunboats fire heavy machine guns targeting waterfront districts in Latakia, as ground troops and security agents backed by armor storm several neighborhoods. Up to 26 people are killed. (Ynet News)
- Iran confirms the arrest of the second-in-command of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Murat Karayılan, by the country's intelligence agency. (PressTV)
- Anti-Muammar Gaddafi rebels make major progress in the 2011 Libyan civil war, advancing into Zawiya, only 50 km west of the capital city, Tripoli. (Reuters)
- Egyptian activist Asmaa Mahfouz is charged with inciting violence in what seems to be a clear violation of human rights. (''Washington Post'')
- Six people are killed in a stabbing incident on the Channel Island of Jersey (BBC)
- 2011 England riots
- A third person is charged with the murder of three men hit by a car in Birmingham. (BBC)
- Former Governor of Minnesota Tim Pawlenty announces the end of his campaign for the Republican Party nomination in the 2012 United States presidential election following a poor result in the Ames Straw Poll. (''Washington Post'')
- Jhala Nath Khanal resigns as the Prime Minister of Nepal due to the failure of Nepalese political parties to adopt a constitution or end infighting. (AP via ''Houston Chronicle'')
- American golfer Keegan Bradley wins the United States 2011 PGA Championship at the Atlanta Athletic Club, defeating Jason Dufner in a playoff. (CBS Sports)
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