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Saturday 8 October 2011

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marcelo Monteverde . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Moves Like Jagger by Maroon 5. The Artist, directed by Michel Hazanavicius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while In The Garden Of Beasts by Erik Larson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Carnation. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds or Brink.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Artist

Directed by: Michel Hazanavicius

Starring: Jean Dujardin, Brnice Bejo, John Goodman

Country: United States

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Hugo

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Asa Butterfield, Chlo Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee

Country: United States

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Shame

Directed by: Steve McQueen

Starring: Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale

Country: United States

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Real Steel

Directed by: Shawn Levy

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly, Dakota Goyo

Country: United States

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50/50

Directed by: Jonathan Levine

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Carnation

Starring: Machiko Ono

Country: Japan

Hunter x Hunter

Starring: Mariya Ise, Megumi Han, Daisuke Namikawa

Country: Japan

The Cheetah Diaries

Starring: Annie Beckheling

Country: South Africa

Humsafar

Starring: Fawad Khan, Mahira Khan, Atiqa Odho, Naveen Waqar

Country: Pakistan

The B.S. of A. with Brian Sack

Starring: Lauren Adams, Anthony Atamanuik, Ben Rameaka

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
  • Marcelo Monteverde: American member of noted family, he is the second child and first son of actress Ali Landry and her husband, director Alejandro Monteverde.
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Facts:
  • 2011 Libyan civil war: After a lengthy and bloody siege, National Transitional Council forces approach the center of the city of Sirte, facing heavy resistance from troops loyal to the ousted dictator Muammar Gaddafi. (Channel 4 News)
  • Rocket fire and gunshots are reported in the Afghan city of Kandahar. (Xinhua)
  • The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees opens a new refugee camp in western Ethiopia for refugees from Sudan and South Sudan. (BNO News)
  • Indonesian police arrest four people in connection with the suicide bombing of a mosque in Cirebon, West Java. (''Jakarta Post'')
  • In horse racing, the Australian mare Black Caviar ties the record set by Phar Lap for consecutive victories,with an unbeaten run of 14 wins. (ABC News Australia)

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Sport Games on 8 October 2011

La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Alcorcon - Barcelona B : 2 - 2
  • Alcoyano - La Coruna : 2 - 0
  • Celta - Las Palmas : 1 - 2
  • Elche - Numancia : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 8 October 2011
Conference
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Alfreton Town - Kettering Town : 1 - 1
  • Barrow - AFC Telford United : 2 - 1
  • Bath City - Darlington : 2 - 0
  • Ebbsfleet - Gateshead : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 8 October 2011
League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bournemouth - Rochdale : 1 - 1
  • Bury - Exeter : 2 - 0
  • Carlisle - Brentford : 2 - 2
  • Charlton - Tranmere : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 8 October 2011
League 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Aldershot - Macclesfield : 1 - 2
  • Bradford - Torquay : 1 - 0
  • Cheltenham - Dag and Red : 2 - 1
  • Crewe - Southend : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 8 October 2011

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Maroon 5 - Moves Like Jagger
  2. Adele - Someone Like You
  3. Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks
  4. LMFAO - Party Rock Anthem
  5. Gym Class Heroes - Stereo Hearts
  6. Lighters - Bad Meets Evil
  7. Cheers (Drink To That) - Rihanna
  8. Lady Gaga - You And I
  9. You Make Me Feel… - Cobra Starship
  10. LMFAO - Sexy And I Know It
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Marvin & Chardonnay - Big Sean Featuring Kanye West & Roscoe Dash
  2. Headlines - Drake
  3. Quickie - Miguel
  4. She Will - Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
  5. Otis - Jay Z Kanye West Featuring Otis Redding
  6. How To Love - Lil Wayne
  7. I'm On One - DJ Khaled Featuring Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne
  8. Beyonce - Best Thing I Never Had
  9. Wet The Bed - Chris Brown Featuring Ludacris
  10. That Way - Wale Featuring Jeremih & Rick Ross
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Tu Olor - Wisin & Yandel
  2. Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
  3. Taboo - Don Omar
  4. Olvidame - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
  5. Rain Over Me - Pitbull Featuring Marc Anthony
  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. Promise - Romeo Santos Featuring Usher
  9. You - Romeo Santos
  10. Donde Estas Presumida - Chuy Lizarraga y Su Banda Tierra Sinaloense
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Foo Fighters - Walk
  2. The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie - Red Hot Chili Peppers
  3. Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks
  4. The Sound Of Winter - Bush
  5. Not Again - Staind
  6. Tonight - Seether
  7. Up All Night - Blink-182
  8. Make It Stop (September's Children) - Rise Against
  9. Rope - Foo Fighters
  10. Country Song - Seether

Books

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

In The Garden Of Beasts

By: Erik Larson

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

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New York to Dallas

By: J.D. Ro

Homicide detective Eve Dallas tracks down an escaped criminal she was originally responsible for jailing. (E, Putnam Adult)

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Pearl Jam Twenty

By: Pearl Jam

Published in celebration of Pearl Jam’s twentieth anniversary and in conjunction with Cameron Crowe’s definitive film, Pearl Jam Twenty is the unprecedented, and lavishly illustrated portrait of one of the world’s

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Confidence Men

By: Ron Suskind

AcclaimedPulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind, authorof the New York Times bestselling The Way of the World, The OnePercent Doctrine, and The Price of Loyalty, gives anexplosive inside account of an Obama

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom

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Airport Simulator

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Simulation game

Publisher: Layernet

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Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom

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Blackwater

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: 505 Games

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Brink

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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