Thursday 2 June 2011
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 2, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Willow Sage Hart and Willow Hart.
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 Buried Prey by John Sandford was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Division.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 1000 Heroz or Contre Jour.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 2 June 2011
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 2 June 2011 ?
- Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
- Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
- Xenia name day in Slovakia.
- The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.
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- Almost 100 civilians are killed in the disputed Abyei region between North and South Sudan since northern troops seized the area on 21 May. (Reuters)
- 2011 Syrian uprising: At least 13 people are killed in a continuing crackdown by security forces in Syria opposition leaders meeting in Turkey call for President Bashar al-Assad to step down. (Al Jazeera)
- Twenty-five Pakistan Army soldiers die after an attack by Afghan militants on a border post in the Dir District. (Reuters)
- 2011 Yemeni uprising
- A freelance reporter claims that snipers are shooting at protesters in the Yemeni capital Sana'a. (Al Jazeera)
- The FBI investigate claims that hackers in China attacked the Google email accounts of officials in the United States and Asian countries, as well as Chinese pro-democracy activists. (''Calcutta Telegraph'')
- Julian Assange of Wikileaks wins the 2011 Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism. (journalism)
- The finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee are held in the US town of Oxon Hill, Maryland with Sukanya Roy of South Abington, Pennsylvania. (AP via ''San Jose Mercury News'')
- Following the PlayStation Network outage, the Sony website SonyPictures.com has been hacked, with unencrypted passwords and personal information of Sony customers within the website's database being discovered by the hackers. (BBC)
- Canada Post workers prepare to start a mail strike as last minute talks fail. (CBC)
- The 2011 Large Cities Climate Leadership Group ampquotC40ampquot summit concludes in São Paulo. (New York Times)
- Four people die after an explosion and fire at a Chevron oil refinery in Pembroke Dock, Wales. (Press Association via ''The Guardian'')
- 42 people are injured and 13,000 people evacuated from settlements in Russia's Udmurt Republic following an ammo depot fire. (RIA Novosti)
- Approximately 250 people fleeing from the 2011 Libyan uprising to Europe may have died as their ship sinks off the coast of Tunisia. (Al Jazeera)
- South Korea and the United States launch an investigation into allegations by former United States Army soldiers that chemicals including Agent Orange were dumped at Camp Carroll near the city of Daegu. (Yonhap News)
- WikiLeaks releases secret documents on Egypt's nuclear power plant. ''(Al-Masry Al-Youm)''
- Five people are killed and one person injured in a multiple shooting at Yuma County, Arizona. (''Yuma Sun'')
- Presidential elections in Latvia. Andris Bērziņš won the election.
- Japanese politics
- Prime Minister of Japan Naoto Kan survives a no-confidence motion in the Diet (AP via ''Seattle PI'')
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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 $41.12
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $101.35
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $84.32
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $36.58
- 1 CHF = 7.693 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.6469 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.8636 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.92 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?