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..
Which were the important events of August 08, 2011?
- 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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- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 08, 2011?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 R&B songs
- DJ Khaled Featuring Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne - I'm On One
- Kelly Rowland Featuring Lil Wayne - Motivation
- Miguel - Sure Thing
- Lil Wayne - How To Love
- Chris Brown - She Ain't You
Top #5 Rock songs
- Red Hot Chili Peppers - The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie
- Foo Fighters - Walk
- Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks
- Seether - Country Song
- Foo Fighters - Rope
Top #5 Latin songs
- Don Omar - Taboo
- Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer - Give Me Everything
- Romeo Santos - You
- Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull - Ven A Bailar
- Mana - Amor Clandestino
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 2011?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- 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
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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.