Wednesday 1 June 2011
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 1, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Carey Sextuplets .
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Rolling In The Deep by Adele.
Shaitan, directed by Bejoy Nambiar, 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 The Division.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing CityVille Hometown or DJMax Technika 3.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 1 June 2011
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Which were the important events of 1 June 2011 ?
- Samoa - Independence Day 1962.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Carna.
- Children's Day in some countries.
- Commemoration of Justin Martyr (Anglican).
- Kenya Madaraka Day 1963.
- Tunisia - Constitution Day / Victory Day 1959.
- The Ascension in Eastern Christianity.
- Nirvana of Buddhists.
- Carey Sextuplets: American sextuplets born at 27.
- Arab Spring:
- 2011 Syrian uprising:
- The torture and eventual killing of a 13-year-old child held in custody causes further outcry among the people of Daraa. (Al Jazeera)
- 2011 Yemeni uprising:
- At least 41 people are killed in fighting between Government of Yemen forces and tribal groups in the capital Sana'a. (BBC)
- 2011 Libyan civil war:
- NATO extends its mission on Libya for an additional 90 days. (NATO)
- Sudan agrees to demilitarize its border with South Sudan. (Al Jazeera)
- Australia's economy shrinks 1.2 per cent in the first quarter due to various disasters. (AP via ''The Guardian'')
- An earthquake occurs in Blackpool, Lancashire: a company, Cuadrilla Resources, suspends gas drilling operations. (''The Guardian'')
- An explosion at an oil storage tank in Gibraltar closes the port and injures workers and cruise ship passengers. (Gibraltar Chronicle)
- Haitian officials stand by their own death and homeless toll figures as the U.S. government claims fewer people were affected by last year's earthquake than previously believed. (BBC)
- A United Nations nuclear safety team looking into the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster claims that Japan underestimated the potential threat of tsunamis to nuclear power plants. (Reuters)
- The cleanup efforts begin in the U.S. city of Joplin, Missouri, after the recent 2011 Joplin tornado with the death toll confirmed at 134. (''News Leader'')
- German health officials report 365 new cases of the E. coli outbreak as it continues to spread throughout Europe. (Sky News)
- 2011 New England tornado outbreak
- One tornado hits the US city of Springfield, Massachusetts, with injuries reported and significant property damage. (NECN)
- The Governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick declares a state of emergency following the impact of the tornadoes. (CNN)
- At least four deaths have occurred, with one person reported dead in a car that overturned in West Springfield as a result of the tornados. (CBS Local Boston)
- A United Nations report states that there are 2 million adolescents in the world living with HIV with 86 per cent of them living in sub-Saharan Africa. (Xinhua)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 2011 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Motivation - Kelly Rowland Featuring Lil Wayne
- Sure Thing - Miguel
- Look At Me Now - Chris Brown Featuring Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes
- Far Away - Marsha Ambrosius
- My Last - Big Sean Featuring Chris Brown
- She Ain't You - Chris Brown
- All Of The Lights - Kanye West
- Racks - YC Featuring Future
- Hustle Hard - Ace Hood
- Did It On'em - Nicki Minaj
Top #10 Latin songs
- You - Romeo Santos
- Te Amo y Te Amo - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
- Lluvia Al Corazon - Mana
- Me Encantaria - Fidel Rueda
- El Culpable - Espinoza Paz
- Corazon Sin Cara - Prince Royce
- Ven A Bailar - Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull
- Violento - Gracias A Dios
- Cuanto Me Cuesta - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- El Ardido - Larry Hernandez
Top #10 Rock songs
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $41.57
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $104.93
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $87.27
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $37.20
- 1 CHF = 7.6907 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.6315 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.8615 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.878 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?