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Wednesday 12 October 2011

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 12, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Someone Like You by Adele. In Time, directed by Andrew Niccol, 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 Man Up. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Army Corps of Hell or Combat of Giants: Dinosaurs 3D.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 12 October 2011

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Movies

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

In Time

Directed by: Andrew Niccol

Starring: Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried, Cillian Murphy, Olivia Wilde

Country: United States

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Enter Nowhere

Directed by: Jack Heller

Starring: Katherine Waterston, Scott Eastwood, Sara Paxton, Shaun Sipos

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Dorfman in Love

Directed by: Brad Leong

Starring: Sara Rue, Kelen Coleman, Elliott Gould, Scott Wilson

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The Reunion

Directed by: Michael Pavone

Starring: John Cena, Ethan Embry, Amy Smart, Michael Rispoli

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Hugo

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

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

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Man Up

Directed by: Ben Palmer

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 October 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
  • Malawi - Mother's Day
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Facts:
  • Burmese comedian, actor and dissident Zarganar is released as part of an amnesty by the government of Myanmar for over 6,000 dissidents. (AP via Google News)
  • The Prime Minister of New Zealand John Key warns that the container ship which ran agound on Astrolabe Reef a week ago could break up as oil slicks have appeared on beaches near Tauranga. (New Zealand Stuff)
  • The death toll from the 2011 United States listeriosis outbreak reaches a total of 23 dead with 116 affected, making it the deadliest outbreak of foodborne illness in the U.S. in 25 years. (''Minneapolis Star Tribune'')
  • At least eight people are killed and one is seriously injured in a shooting at a hair salon in Seal Beach, California, USA. (Associated Press)
  • Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, a Nigerian man also known as the ampquotunderwear bomberampquot, pleads guilty to attempting to blow up an airliner on Christmas Day 2009 in a trial in the U.S. city of Detroit, Michigan. (AFP via ''Sydney Morning Herald'')

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 12, 2011 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. She Will - Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
  2. Headlines - Drake
  3. Marvin & Chardonnay - Big Sean Featuring Kanye West & Roscoe Dash
  4. That Way - Wale Featuring Jeremih & Rick Ross
  5. Otis - Jay Z Kanye West Featuring Otis Redding
  6. Ni**as in Paris - Jay Z Kanye West
  7. Quickie - Miguel
  8. Wet The Bed - Chris Brown Featuring Ludacris
  9. I'm On One - DJ Khaled Featuring Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne
  10. Beyonce - Best Thing I Never Had
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Rain Over Me - Pitbull Featuring Marc Anthony
  2. Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
  3. Taboo - Don Omar
  4. Olvidame - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
  5. Di Que Regresaras - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
  6. Frio - Ricky Martin
  7. Te Amo y Te Amo - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
  8. Promise - Romeo Santos Featuring Usher
  9. El Amor - Ricardo Arjona
  10. You - Romeo Santos
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. Paradise - Coldplay
  10. Sail - AWOLNATION

Books

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

A Dance With Dragons

By: George R. R. Martin

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • THE BOOK BEHIND THE FIFTH SEASON OF THE ACCLAIMED HBO SERIES GAME OF THRONESDon’t miss the thrilling sneak peek of George R.

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Unbroken

By: Laura Hillenbrand

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.In

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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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Nightwoods

By: Charles Frazier

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Charles Frazier, the acclaimed author of Cold Mountain and Thirteen Moons, returns with a dazzling novel set in small-town North Carolina in the early 1960s.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beep

Beep

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Platform, Action and Adventure

Army Corps of Hell

Platform: PlayStation Vita

Genre: Action

Publisher: Square Enix

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A Certain Magical Index

A Certain Magical Index

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action, comedy-drama, fantasy

Publisher: ASCII Media Works

Combat of Giants: Dinosaurs 3D

Combat of Giants: Dinosaurs 3D

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Ubisoft

Cryptozookeeper

Cryptozookeeper

Platform: IBM PC, Macintosh, Linux

Genre: Interactive Fiction

Publisher: Robb Sherwin

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
As Greece Avoids a Default, Recapitalization Plans Emerge for European Banks

France unveils details of its recapitalization plan for its banks while the European Commission prepares to makes its own proposals public; plans emerge as Greece clears a major hurdle that will allow it to avoid default on its debt. [..]

Fuel for the City That Never Sleeps

Growing demand and sinking rents have contributed to the rise in high-end coffee shops in New York. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $40.18
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $92.65
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $74.29
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $26.12
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 7.1022 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.2442 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.8787 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.443 CNY

Home videos

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

X-Men: First Class

Studio: Fox

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Final Destination 5

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Incendies

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Catfish

Studio: Universal

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Kites: The Remix

Studio: Image Entertainment

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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