Thursday 6 October 2011
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
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 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 – Defiance or Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi.
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- 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
- French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- 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
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- Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer is awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature. (''The Washington Post'')
- Production at the Japanese plants of carmaker Toyota returns to normal following the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami. (Kyodo)
- The Bank of England injects a further £75bn into the British economy through quantitative easing. (BBC)
- Tropical Storm Jova forms off the Pacific coast of Mexico. (NHC)
- South Korea rejects North Korea's demands that two citizens from the north who crossed the border be repatriated. (Yonhap)
- The trial of Ichirō Ozawa, a powerful faction leader in the ruling Democratic Party of Japan, over a political funding scandal begins today in Japan. (AFP via Google News)
- Voters in Canada's most populous province Ontario go to the polls for a general election with the Ontario Liberal Party, led by Dalton McGuinty, winning another term under a slight minority government. (CTV)
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