Monday 3 October 2011
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Boone Church .
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Moves Like Jagger by Maroon 5.
Hugo, directed by Martin Scorsese, 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 Carnation.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alpha Polaris or Conduit 2.
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- Boone Church: American child of noted family, his parents are Eric Church, country singer and his wife Katherine.
- North Caucasus insurgency:
- Two police officers are killed in a suicide car bombing in Kizilyurt, Dagestan, Russia. (CNN)
- A mosque in the Israeli village of Tuba-Zangaria is torched. (Haaretz)
- American cell phone service provider Sprint Nextel reportedly pays $20 billion for exclusive rights to Apple's next mobile phone. (''Wall Street Journal'' via CNET)
- The United States Supreme Court announces that it won't hear a much-noted dispute on the width of the ampquotfirst saleampquot doctrine in copyright law. (''Washington Post'')
- Eight people are injured following an explosion and fire at a factory in Surrey, United Kingdom. (BBC)
- An Italian appeals court overturns Amanda Knox's 26-year sentence for murder and sexual assault. (CBC News)
- A US court sentences two more Somali pirates to life in prison for capturing a yacht off the coast of Africa in February. (AFP via Google News)
- Helle Thorning-Schmidt presents her new coalition government, thereby becoming the 41st and the first female Prime Minister of Denmark. She takes over the office from Lars Løkke Rasmussen. (''Winnipeg Free Press'')
- Advocates for prisoners in the US state of California claim that more than 12,000 inmates are now participating in a hunger strike over prison conditions. (''Los Angeles Times'')
- Bruce Beutler of the US, Jules A. Hoffmann of France and Ralph Steinman of Canada (posthumously) share the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for research into the immune system. (BBC)
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