Sunday 24 July 2011
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO.
Cowboys & Aliens, directed by Jon Favreau, 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 Weekly Idol.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Combat Mission: Battle for Normandy or Deus Ex: Human Revolution.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 July 2011 ?
- Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
- St. Ruffin
- St. Wulfhad
- St. David
- St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
- St. Lewine
- St. Kinga/Cunegundes
- St. Francis Solano
- St. Saint Christina the Astonishing
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 9 saints: St. Lupus
- Ancient Latvia - Jekaupa Diena held
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Leo
- Vanuatu - Children's Day
- Ecuador - Sim=n Bolfvar Day
- Venezuela - the Libertador (Sim=n Bolfvar Day)
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- A Thai military helicopter crashes near the Myanmar border, the third in a week, with three people feared dead in the latest crash. (AP via MSNBC)
- A car bomb in the Yemeni port of Aden kills at least eight Army soldiers and wounds scores. (Canadian Press via ''Winnipeg Free Press'')
- Japanese television switches totally to digital television from midday. (''Japan Times'')
- Timothy Geithner, the United States Secretary of the Treasury, says that President Barack Obama will not invoke the United States Constitution to raise the debt ceiling unilaterally. The idea has been under consideration due to the 14th amendment requiring that ampquotthe validity of the public debt of the United States ... shall not be questioned.ampquot (Reuters)
- Democratic Party leaders call for the United States House Committee on Ethics to investigate claims that Rep David Wu of Oregon had sexually assaulted a teenager. (''Washington Post''0
- The 2011 Tour de France finishes in Paris with cyclist Cadel Evans becoming the first Australian to win the event. (AP via France24)
- Uruguay defeats Paraguay 3-0 in the finals of the 2011 Copa América, capturing their 15th title and becomes the nation with most Copa América titles. (AP via NBC Sports)
- The Tevatron collider near Chicago produces results similar to recent results from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in the on-going search for the Higgs Boson. (BBC News)
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