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Saturday 8 October 2011

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 8, 2011). 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. Hugo, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while The Race by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dragon Age: Redemption. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doctor Lautrec and the Forgotten Knights or Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3.
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What the sky looked like on 8 October 2011

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Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee, Ben Kingsley

Country: United States

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The Rum Diary

Directed by: Bruce Robinson

Starring: Johnny Depp, Giovanni Ribisi, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Rispoli

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A Few Best Men

Directed by: Stephan Elliott

Starring: Laura Brent, Xavier Samuel, Kris Marshall, Kevin Bishop

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Love Breakups Zindagi

Directed by: Sahil Sangha

Starring: Zayed Khan, Dia Mirza, Cyrus Sahukar, Tisca Chopra

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Directed by: Dayyan Eng

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Daniel Wu, Beibi Gong, Ni Yan

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Dragon Age: Redemption

Directed by: Peter Winther

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Hell's Kitty

Directed by: Nicholas Tana

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Directed by: Gordon Scott Venters

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Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

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Fresh Meat

Directed by: Danny Mulheron

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 2011 ?

  • 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.
See other famous people born on 08 October
  • 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
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

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 08, 2011 - Geocentric view

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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. Someone Like You - Adele
  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. You And I - Lady Gaga
  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. Walk - Foo Fighters
  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


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

The Race

By: Clive Cussler and Justin Scott

Detective Isaac Bell returns, in the remarkable new adventure from the #1 New York Times-bestselling author. It is 1910, the age of flying machines is still in its infancy, and newspaper publisher Preston Whiteway is offering $50,000 for the first ...

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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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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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The Art Of Fielding

By: Chad Harbach

At Westish College, baseball star Henry Skrimshander seems destined for big league until a routine throw goes disastrously off course. In the aftermath of his error, the fates of five people

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Doctor Lautrec and the Forgotten Knights

Doctor Lautrec and the Forgotten Knights

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Konami

CardMon Hero

CardMon Hero

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Card battle, MMORPG

Publisher: HanbitSoft

Bag It!

Bag It!

Platform: iOS

Genre: Puzzle

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3

Platform: PlayStation 3 PlayStation Vita Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom

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Platform: IBM PC, Macintosh, Linux

Genre: Interactive Fiction

Publisher: Robb Sherwin

Home videos

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

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Tree

Studio: Zeitgeist Films

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Bride Flight

Studio: Music Box Films

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Studio: Fox

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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