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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 A Dance With Dragons by George R. R. Martin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Carnation. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Another Century's Episode Portable or Crimzon Clover.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Asa Butterfield, Chlo Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee

Country: United States

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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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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 ?


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


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 ?

  • 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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  • 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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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

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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

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 2011?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11676
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1175
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Why Mom Liked You Best: The Science of Favoritism -- Oct. 3, 2011


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

A Dance With Dragons

By: George R. R. Martin


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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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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 Swerve

By: Stephen Greenblatt

Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction Winner of the 2011 National Book Award for Non-Fiction One of the world's most celebrated scholars, Stephen Greenblatt has crafted both an innovative

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aliens Infestation

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: 2D Side-scrolling

Publisher: Sega

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BloodRayne: Betrayal

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, hack and slash, platform

Publisher: JP Arc System Works (PS3); NA Majesco Entertainment (PS3, X360); WW Midnight City (PC)

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Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team

Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Arcade shooter

Publisher: THQ

Another Century's Episode Portable

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action

Publisher: Banpresto, Namco Bandai

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Crimzon Clover

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Yotsubane, Degica

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