Saturday 13 August 2011
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO.
The Help, directed by Tate Taylor, 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 Girl Parts.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 1000 Heroz or Pac-Man Battle Royale.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 August 2011 ?
- International Lefthanders Day
- St. Wigbert
- RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
- In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
- St. Cassian
- St. John Berchmans
- St. John Bosco
- St. Radegund
- Roman festivals - Vertumnalias in honor of Vertumnus, and also Diana, on the Aventine hill
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- Stage rigging collapses at the Indiana State Fair, killing at least five and injuring dozens of fans of the musical group Sugarland and singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles. (CNN)
- The Thomson and Mitchell rivers flood in the Gippsland region of the Australian state of Victoria. (ABC News Australia)
- A ruptured oil pipeline is discovered near Gannet Alpha platform, run by Shell 113 miles from Aberdeen, Scotland. BBC
- 2011 England riots
- Two people are charged with the murder of three men who were hit by a car in Birmingham as they tried to protect their property from looters. (BBC)
- British Prime Minister David Cameron hires so-called U.S. supercop Bill Bratton to advise the British Government on dealing with gang-related violence. (BBC)
- The first electoral contest of the 2012 United States Presidential election takes place in the Iowa town of Ames with the Ames Straw Poll for Republican Party candidates with Michele Bachmann emerging as the winner. (''Washington Post'')
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