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Monday 8 August 2011

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 8, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). 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 A Stolen Life by Jaycee Dugard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Black Dynamite. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked or Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2012.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 8 August 2011

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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

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Headhunters

Directed by: Morten Tyldum

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

Country: United States

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Friends with Benefits

Directed by: Will Gluck

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

Country: United States

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The Change-Up

Directed by: David Dobkin

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

Country: United States

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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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Necessary Roughness

Directed by: Not Specified

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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:
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Facts:
  • 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'')
  • Kuwait and Bahrain recall their ambassadors to Syria in protest of the violence, a day after Saudi Arabia recalled its ambassador. (''Daily Star Lebanon'')

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 08, 2011 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. LMFAO - Party Rock Anthem
  2. Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) - Katy Perry
  3. Nicki Minaj - Super Bass
  4. Pitbull - Give Me Everything
  5. How To Love - Lil Wayne
  6. Adele - Rolling In The Deep
  7. Lighters - Bad Meets Evil
  8. Hot Chelle Rae - Tonight Tonight
  9. Britney Spears - I Wanna Go
  10. The Edge Of Glory - Lady Gaga
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 ?

A Stolen Life

By: Jaycee Dugard

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

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Then Came You

By: Jennifer Weiner

AN UNEXPECTED LOVE STORY . . . Jules Strauss is a Princeton senior on a full scholarship who plans on selling her “pedigree” eggs to help save her father from addiction.

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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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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 ?

Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2012

Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2012

Platform: PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360

Genre: Sports (Hunting)

Publisher: Activision

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

Platform: DS, Wii, Xbox 360

Genre: Music, Dance

Publisher: NA Majesco Entertainment; EU 505 Games

Canyon Shooter 2

Canyon Shooter 2

Platform: Internet

Genre: Science fiction, shooter

Publisher: Miniclip

Casey's Contraptions

Casey's Contraptions

Platform: iOS

Chaos Rings Omega

Chaos Rings Omega

Platform: iOS, Android, PS Vita

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square Enix

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?

Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension

Studio: Disney

Format: DVD & Japan-only Blu-ray

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A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Last Train Home

Studio: Zeitgeist Films

Format: DVD

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Blow Out

Studio: Criterion Collection

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Conan O'Brien Can't Stop

Studio: Magnolia

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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