Monday July 11, 2011

US date format: 7/11/2011, UK date format: 11/7/2011

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 11, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Harper Seven Beckham and Kase Murray. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO. Captain America: The First Avenger, directed by Joe Johnston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Folly Beach by Dorothea Benton Frank was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sweet Home Alabama. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle vs. Chess or Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 11, 2011?


Holidays

  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
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Events

  • Protesters loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in the 2011 Syrian uprising break into the United States embassy in Damascus and try to break into the French embassy. (''The Australian'')
  • Pakistan jails a doctor who helped the US Central Intelligence Agency confirm that Osama bin Laden was living in Abbottabad. (McClatchy)
  • Sanofi announces positive results of the late-stage trial of Lemtrada, its new multiple sclerosis treatment. (Press Release)
  • The death toll from a train crash in India's Uttar Pradesh state rises to 69. (''Economic Times'')
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Captain America: The First Avenger

Captain America: The First Avenger

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Starring: Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Samuel L. Jackson, Hayley Atwell

Country: United States of America

Friends with Benefits

Friends with Benefits

Directed by: Will Gluck

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

Country: United States of America

Retreat

Retreat

Directed by: Carl Tibbetts

Starring: Cillian Murphy, Thandie Newton, Jamie Bell, Jimmy Yuill

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Directed by: Zoya Akhtar

Starring: Katrina Kaif, Hrithik Roshan, Naseeruddin Shah, Farhan Akhtar

Coming & Going

Coming & Going

Directed by: Edoardo Ponti

Starring: Rhys Darby, Sasha Alexander, Fionnula Flanagan, Pam Cook

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 11, 2011?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - I'm On One
  2. - Motivation
  3. - Sure Thing
  4. - My Last
  5. - How To Love
  6. - She Ain't You
  7. - Super Bass
  8. - Unusual
  9. - Far Away
  10. - Man Down

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Sweet Home Alabama

Sweet Home Alabama

Directed by: WDP

The Division

The Division

Directed by: Eric Won

The Hour

The Hour

Ouran High School Host Club

Ouran High School Host Club

Nothing Trivial

Nothing Trivial

Days to next July 11

If July 11, 2011 is your birthday you're 9 years, 1 month old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months.
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Magazine Covers

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Folly Beach by Dorothea Benton Frank

Folly Beach

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“Dottie Frank’s books are sexy and hilarious. She has staked out the lowcountry of South Carolina as her personal literary property.”—Pat

Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris

Dead Reckoning

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Caught up in the politics of the vampire world, psychic Sookie Stackhouse learns that she is as much of a pawn as any ordinary human in this novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series.With

Demonic by Ann Coulter

Demonic

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The demon is a mob, and the mob is demonic. The Democratic Party activates mobs, depends on mobs, coddles mobs, publicizes and celebrates mobs—it is the mob.

Heaven Is for Real by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent

Heaven Is for Real

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A young boy emerges from life-saving surgery with remarkable stories of his visit to heaven. Heaven Is for Real is the true story of the four-year old son of a small town Nebraska pastor who during emergency surgery slips from …

Reckless Endangerment by Gretchen Morgenson and Joshua Rosner

Reckless Endangerment

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A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book for 2011 One of The Economist's 2011 Books of the Year In Reckless Endangerment, Gretchen Morgenson exposes how the watchdogs who were supposed to protect

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Armageddon Riders

Armageddon Riders

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Targem Games

Call of Duty: Black Ops – Zombies

Call of Duty: Black Ops – Zombies

Platform: iOS Android

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision

Battle vs. Chess

Battle vs. Chess

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, Wii

Genre: Board game

Publisher: TopWare Interactive SouthPeak Games (US)

Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine

Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: THQ (former) Sega (current)

Dirt 3

Dirt 3

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters Feral Interactive (Mac OS X)

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $81.30
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $356.34
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $26.62
  • General Electric GE: opens at $18.72
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $174.90

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 80.25 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.9685 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.8361 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.468 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 112.72 JPY

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