Explore

Sunday 16 October 2011

2011-10-16

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Someone Like You by Adele. Puss in Boots, directed by Chris Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while The Son of Neptune: The Heroes of Olympus, Book Two by Rick Riordan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 16 October 2011 and get them!

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Puss in Boots

Directed by: Chris Miller

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis

Country: United States

More info

The Artist

Directed by: Michel Hazanavicius

Starring: Jean Dujardin, Brnice Bejo, John Goodman

Country: United States

More info

Hugo

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Asa Butterfield, Chlo Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee

Country: United States

More info

Shame

Directed by: Steve McQueen

Starring: Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale

Country: United States

More info

Real Steel

Directed by: Shawn Levy

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly, Dakota Goyo

Country: United States

More info

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The B.S. of A. with Brian Sack

Starring: Lauren Adams, Anthony Atamanuik, Ben Rameaka

Country: United States

Girl Parts

Starring: Kelsey Robinson, Meagan Gordon, Corinne Becker, Melanie Molnar

Country: United States

Walking in Circles

Starring: Eric Radic, Adam Rady, Katie Wilson, Jonah Priour

Country: United States

Vic & Bob's Afternoon Delights

Starring: Bob Mortimer, Vic Reeves

Country: United Kingdom

Inside Nature's Giants

Starring: Mark Evans

Country: United Kingdom

More info

Find out your future

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 16 October 2011!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 October 2011 ?

Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 16 October
Facts:
  • 2011 Libyan civil war: Fighting continues in the city of Bani Walid, one of the few remaining towns loyal to the ousted dictator Muammar Gaddafi, between pro-Gaddafi fighters and besieging forces loyal to the National Transitional Council. (BBC)
  • 2011 Yemeni protests: At least six people are killed in the Yemeni capital Sana'a after government troops open fire on protesters. These killings constitute the second incident of fatal protest violence in Sana'a in under 48 hours. (MarketWatch)
  • War in Somalia (2009-): Kenyan Army troops advance up to 100 kilometers into Somalia to pursue Al-Shabab militants. (Al Jazeera)
  • A ceremony is held to officially re-name the English town of Wootton Bassett with the prefix ampquotRoyalampquot in honour of its role in the repatriation of British military personnel killed in action in Iraq and Afghanistan. It is the first town to receive such an honour since 1909. (BBC)
  • François Hollande defeats Martine Aubry in a primary runoff election held by the French Socialist Party, becoming the party's official candidate to challenge incumbent President of France Nicolas Sarkozy in the 2012 presidential election. (AP via ''Washington Post'')

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee

Click here to Subscribe

Make this date unforgettable

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 16 October 2011 to enjoy the time of your life

See our collection

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 2011?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.11761177
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Special Money Issue: What We Spend -- Oct. 10, 2011
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11674

Books

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

The Son of Neptune: The Heroes of Olympus, Book Two

By: Rick Riordan

Percy is confused. When he awoke after his long sleep, he didn't know much more than his name. His brain-fuzz is lingering, even after the wolf Lupa told him he is a demigod and trained him to fight.

More info

The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer ...

More info

Shock Wave

By: John Sandford

The fifth Virgil Flowers novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author John SandfordA billion-dollar superstore has its sights set on a small Minnesota river town for its next outlet.

More info

The Affair

By: Lee Child

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEREverything starts somewhere. For elite military cop Jack Reacher, that somewhere was Carter Crossing, Mississippi, way back in 1997. A lonely railroad track.

More info

Remember when

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aquapazza: Aquaplus Dream Match

Platform: Arcade PlayStation 3

Genre: 2D Versus fighting

Publisher: JP Aquaplus; NA Atlus USA

More info

Beat Hazard

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, iOS, Android

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: Cold Beam Games

More info

Dawn of Fantasy

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: MMORTS

Publisher: 505 Games

More info

Dead Island

Platform: Windows, OS X, Linux,[4] PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Action role-playing, survival horror

Publisher: Deep Silver

More info
Thor: Son of Asgard

Thor: Son of Asgard

Platform: iOS

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Marvel Entertainment


Tell the world why 16 October 2011 is such a special date for you!