Thursday October 06, 2011: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 10/6/2011, UK date format: 6/10/2011

October 6th, 2011 was the 279th day of the year 2011 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Libra. The day of the week was Thursday.

The number one song in US was Moves Like Jagger by Maroon 5.

Kick-Ass, directed by Matthew Vaughn, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2011 while Willpower by Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Dragon Age: Redemption. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battlefield Play4Free or Dice Soccer.

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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October 06, 2011 Events

What happened on October 06, 2011?

Historical Events

  • The 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded to Tomas Transtromer, a Swedish poet.
  • After the 2011 Tohoku earthquake, tsunami and subsequent recovery efforts, production at Toyota's Japanese plants is back to normal.
  • Through quantitative easing, the Bank of England pumps another PS75bn into Britain's economy
  • Tropical Storm Jova formed off the Pacific coast Mexico.
  • South Korea rejects North Korea’s demand that two north Korean citizens who crossed the border are repatriated.
  • Today in Japan, Ichiro Ozawa is being tried for his role in a scandal involving political funding.
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What happened on October 06 in history? Find out the list of October 6th major events

What was 2011 famous for? Discover everything about 2011

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October 06, 2011 Famous Birthdays

Other October 6th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If October 06, 2011 is your birthday you are 11 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on October 06.

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October 06, 2011 Famous Deaths

Who died on October 06, 2011?

Other October 6th famous deaths

  • Bill O'Reilly

    American journalist, TV and radio personality.

  • French singer and actress, who is closely linked to the title character in the musical Irma La Douce.

  • American actor, known for his role in the role of Sergeant Garcia, the Spanish soldier on Walt Disney's live action television series...

  • French champion cyclist, winner in 1947 of the Tour de France.

See all famous people who died on October 6th


October 06, 2011 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

 zodiac sign


Libra personality

Who should a Libra marry?

Babies born in October are either Libra or Scorpio. People born before October 22nd are Libra, while people born from October 23rd have the sign of Scorpio

Personality of October born

Chinese Zodiac

Rabbit chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Rabbit

Element: Metal

Rabbit personality

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October 06, 2011 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was October 06, 2011?

The day of the week was Thursday.

October 6th marks the 278th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2011.

There are 86 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


October 06, 2011 Holidays and Observances

What is special on October 06, 2011?


  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
  • Also see October 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Bruno, St Faith
  • French Republican Calendar - áne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Music charts

What was the number one song on October 06, 2011? Which were the top hits on October 06, 2011?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Moves Like Jagger
  2. - Someone Like Youyoutube
  3. - Pumped Up Kicks
  4. - Party Rock Anthem
  5. - Stereo Hearts

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Marvin & Chardonnay
  2. - Headlines
  3. - Quickie
  4. - She Will
  5. - Otis

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Walk
  2. - The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie
  3. - Pumped Up Kicks
  4. - The Sound Of Winter
  5. - Not Again

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Tu Olor
  2. - Give Me Everything
  3. - Taboo
  4. - Olvidame
  5. - Rain Over Me

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Release year: 2011

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz, Garrett M. Brown

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2011

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee, Ben Kingsley

Country: United States of America

Let Me In

Let Me In

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Matt Reeves

Starring: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Cara Buono

Country: United States of America

Rabbit Hole

Rabbit Hole

Release year: 2011

Directed by: John Cameron Mitchell

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart, Dianne Wiest, Miles Teller

Country: United States of America

The Debt

The Debt

Release year: 2011

Directed by: John Madden

Starring: Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington, Tom Wilkinson, Ciarán Hinds

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Dragon Age: Redemption

Dragon Age: Redemption

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Peter Winther

Hell's Kitty

Hell's Kitty

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Nicholas Tana



Release year: 2011

Directed by: Gordon Scott Venters

Dream House

Dream House

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Fresh Meat

Fresh Meat

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Danny Mulheron

Magazine Covers

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Willpower by Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney



Roy F. Baumeister, a pioneering researcher, collaborates with John Tierney, a New York Times science writer, to revolutionize our understanding and appreciation of self-control.

Here Comes Trouble by Michael Moore

Here Comes Trouble


"I had a large head, but this was not unusual for a Midwest baby. Our craniums were made to leave little.

The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

The Paris Wife


The Paris Wife is a deeply moving story about ambition and betrayal. It captures the love affair of two extraordinary people: Ernest Hemingway, and Hadley,

The Race by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott

The Race


The amazing new adventure by #1 New York Times-bestselling author Detective Isaac Bell sees him return. It's 1910. The age of flying machines still has its infancy. Preston Whiteway, a newspaper publisher, is offering $50,000 to the first brave aviator …

State Of Wonder by Ann Patchett

State Of Wonder


Ann Patchett's fiction will make you believe in miracles. "--New York Times Book ReviewAward winning, New York Times bestseller Ann Patchett returns to the New York Times with a provocative, assured novel of science, morality, and miracles.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on October 6th, 2011 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Battlefield Play4Free

Battlefield Play4Free

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Dice Soccer

Dice Soccer

Platform: iOS

Genre: Sports

Army Attack

Army Attack

Platform: Facebook, Google Plus

Genre: Strategy, Multiplayer

Asphalt: Injection

Asphalt: Injection

Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Konami

Anomaly: Warzone Earth

Anomaly: Warzone Earth

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, iOS, Android, Xbox 360, PlayStation Network, Blackberry 10

Genre: Real-time strategy, Reversed tower defense

Publisher: Headup Games (Germany)


October 06, 2011 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

The moon phase for October 06, 2011 is First Quarter.

See Moon rising and setting times on October 06, 2011

Sport Games on October 06, 2011

Sport Games on October 06, 2011


Football (United Kingdom)
  • Cambridge - Stockport : 2 - 2
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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $73.30
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $373.33
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $25.90
  • General Electric GE: opens at $15.27
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $176.81

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 76.68 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0378 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9211 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.379 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 102.98 JPY

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