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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 Help by Kathryn Stockett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dragon Age: Redemption. 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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What the sky looked like on 8 October 2011

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Movies

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

Hugo

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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Inseparable

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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Exposure

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 ?

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
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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

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. 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 ?

The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer ...

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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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Kill Me If You Can

By: James Patterson, Marshall Karp

Matthew Bannon, a poor art student living in New York City, finds a duffel bag filled with diamonds during a chaotic attack at Grand Central Station.

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The Night Circus

By: Erin Morgenstern

The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of

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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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Home videos

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

Kites: The Remix

Studio: Image Entertainment

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Incendies

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Hangover Part II

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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All Good Things

Studio: Magnolia

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Casino Jack

Studio: Fox

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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