Monday August 08, 2011

US date format: 8/8/2011, UK date format: 8/8/2011

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 8, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO. Fright Night, directed by Craig Gillespie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Happy Birthday by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Black Dynamite. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blueprint 3D or Bug Heroes.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2011, at August 08 across the years or at August 2011 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 08, 2011?


Holidays

  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
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Events

  • 2011 Syrian uprising
  • The Syrian opposition reports that the Army has entered the town of Maarat an-Numan. (Al Jazeera)
  • Ban Ki-moon, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, again warns the President of Syria Bashar al-Assad to stop violence against civilians. (Ynet)
  • The website of the Ministry of Defense of Syria is taken over by Anonymous. (''Huffington Post'')
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Help

The Help

Directed by: Tate Taylor

Starring: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard

Country: United States of America

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Directed by: Zoya Akhtar

Starring: Katrina Kaif, Hrithik Roshan, Naseeruddin Shah, Farhan Akhtar

The Artist

The Artist

Directed by: Michel Hazanavicius

Starring: Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell

Country: United States of America

Drive

Drive

Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Albert Brooks

Country: United States of America

X-Men: First Class

X-Men: First Class

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Kevin Bacon

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 08, 2011?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - I'm On One
  2. - Motivation
  3. - Sure Thing
  4. - How To Love
  5. - She Ain't You

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Taboo
  2. - Give Me Everything
  3. - You
  4. - Ven A Bailar
  5. - Amor Clandestino
Sport Games on August 08, 2011

Sport Games on August 08, 2011


Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Hansa Rostock - Bochum : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of August 08, 2011

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Metz - Arles : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of August 08, 2011

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Black Dynamite

Black Dynamite

Directed by: Scott Sanders

Dirty Money

Dirty Money

Directed by: Adam Tysoe

Against the Wall

Against the Wall

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

The Division

The Division

Directed by: Eric Won

Sweet Home Alabama

Sweet Home Alabama

Directed by: WDP

How old am I?

If August 8th, 2011 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2011?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Rules Of Civility by Amor Towles

Rules Of Civility

By:

The New York Times bestselling novel that "enchants on first reading and only improves on the second" (The Philadelphia Inquirer)This sophisticated and entertaining first novel presents the story of a young

Bossypants by Tina Fey

Bossypants

By:

Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update," before "Sarah Palin," Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a

In The Garden Of Beasts by Erik Larson

In The Garden Of Beasts

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Erik Larson, New York Times bestselling author of Devil in the White City, delivers a remarkable story set during Hitler’s rise to power.The

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games

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In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated.

A Stolen Life by Jaycee Dugard

A Stolen Life

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An instant #1 New York Times bestseller—Jaycee Dugard’s raw and powerful memoir, her own story of being kidnapped in 1991 and held captive for more than eighteen years.In

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Blueprint 3D

Blueprint 3D

Platform: iOS

Genre: Puzzle video game

Publisher: FDG Entertainment

DC Universe Online

DC Universe Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Xbox One Mac OS X

Genre: Action combat MMO

Publisher: Daybreak Game Company

Bug Heroes

Bug Heroes

Platform: iOS

Genre: Adventure

Cannon Fodder 3

Cannon Fodder 3

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, strategy

Publisher: Game Factory Interactive

Aliens Infestation

Aliens Infestation

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: 2D Side-scrolling

Publisher: Sega

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $72.74
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $361.69
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $25.02
  • General Electric GE: opens at $15.67
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $168.83

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 77.85 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.9925 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.7552 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.434 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 110.28 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 08, 2011?

On August 08, 2011 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is August 08, 2011?

On August 08, 2011 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 08, 2011?

On August 08, 2011 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 08, 2011?

On August 08, 2011 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 08, 2011?

On August 08, 2011 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.


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