Monday 8 August 2011

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

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 8, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). 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 Portrait Of A Spy by Daniel Silva was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Black Dynamite. If you liked videogames you were probably playing CityVille Hometown or Dirt 3.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Fright Night

Directed by: Craig Gillespie

Starring: Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, David Tennant, Toni Collette

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The Help

Directed by: Tate Taylor

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

Country: United States of America

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Headhunters

Directed by: Morten Tyldum

Starring: Aksel Hennie, Synnøve Macody Lund, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Julie R. Ølgaard

Country: United States of America

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Friends with Benefits

Directed by: Will Gluck

Starring: Mila Kunis, Justin Timberlake, Patricia Clarkson, Jenna Elfman

Country: United States of America

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The Change-Up

Directed by: David Dobkin

Starring: Jason Bateman, Ryan Reynolds, Olivia Wilde, Leslie Mann

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Black Dynamite

Directed by: Scott Sanders

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Dirty Money

Directed by: Adam Tysoe

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Against the Wall

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

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Sweet Home Alabama

Directed by: WDP

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The Division

Directed by: Eric Won

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 August 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
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 08 August
Facts:
  • Stock markets in Asia, Australia, and the United States fall further after the credit rating of the United States is downgraded with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling by over 634 points, 5.55%. (Market Watch) (AAP via SBS) (Herald Sun) (Bloomberg) (USA Today) (News Limited)
  • The Royal Navy appoints its first female war ship commander; Lieutenant Commander Sarah West, 39, will take command of HMS Portland in April 2012. (BBC)
  • Kuwait and Bahrain recall their ambassadors to Syria in protest of the violence, a day after Saudi Arabia recalled its ambassador. (Gulf News) (Daily Star Lebanon)
  • 2011 Syrian uprising
  • The Syrian opposition reports that the Army has entered the town of Maarat an-Numan. (Al Jazeera)

Sport Games on 8 August 2011

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Hansa Rostock - Bochum : 0 - 0
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Metz - Arles : 0 - 0
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2011 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. I'm On One - DJ Khaled Featuring Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne
  2. Motivation - Kelly Rowland Featuring Lil Wayne
  3. Sure Thing - Miguel
  4. How To Love - Lil Wayne
  5. She Ain't You - Chris Brown
  6. My Last - Big Sean Featuring Chris Brown
  7. Nicki Minaj - Super Bass
  8. Unusual - Trey Songz Featuring Drake
  9. Man Down - Rihanna
  10. Beyonce - Best Thing I Never Had
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Taboo - Don Omar
  2. Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
  3. You - Romeo Santos
  4. Ven A Bailar - Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull
  5. Amor Clandestino - Mana
  6. Di Que Regresaras - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
  7. Te Amo y Te Amo - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
  8. Olvidame - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
  9. Cuanto Me Cuesta - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  10. Prometi - Intocable
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie - Red Hot Chili Peppers
  2. Walk - Foo Fighters
  3. Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks
  4. Country Song - Seether
  5. Rope - Foo Fighters
  6. So Far Away - Avenged Sevenfold
  7. Coldplay - Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall
  8. Lies Of The Beautiful People - Sixx: A.M.
  9. Lowlife - Theory Of A Deadman
  10. You Are A Tourist - Death Cab For Cutie

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Portrait Of A Spy

By: Daniel Silva

“A bona fide thrill ride.”—Miami Herald “Silva builds tension with breathtaking double and triple turns of plot.”—People Portrait of a Spy is Silva’s eleventh thriller to feature art restorer and master spy Gabriel

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One Summer

By: David Baldacci

From #1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci comes a moving family drama about learning to love again after heartbreak and loss.ONE

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Against All Enemies

By: Tom Clancy with Peter Telep

For years, ex?Navy SEAL Maxwell Moore has worked across the Middle East and behind the scenes for the Special Activities Division of the CIA, making connections, extracting valuable intelligence, and facing

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Those Guys Have All The Fun

By: James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales

It began, in 1979, as a mad idea of starting a cable channel to televise local sporting events throughout the state of Connecticut.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dirt 3

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters Feral Interactive (Mac OS X)

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The Cat and the Coup

The Cat and the Coup

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle game

Bumpy Road

Bumpy Road

Platform: iOS, Mac

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Simogo

CityVille Hometown

CityVille Hometown

Platform: iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch)

Genre: Social city-building simulation game

Akane the Kunoichi

Akane the Kunoichi

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Windows Phone, iOS

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Haruneko

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $37.04
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $89.32
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $71.93
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $31.13
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 8.5212 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.4827 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.7609 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.567 CNY

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Submarine

Studio: Anchor Bay

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Winnie the Pooh

Studio: Disney

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Blue Crush 2

Studio: Universal

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Priest

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD, Unrated Blu-ray & Blu-ray 3D

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You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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