Monday August 15, 2011
US date format: 8/15/2011, UK date format: 15/8/2011
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO.
Courageous, directed by Alex Kendrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while Heaven Is for Real by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Black Dynamite.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anomaly: Warzone Earth or Bastion.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 15, 2011?
- Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
- Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
- Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
- RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
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- 2011 Syrian uprising:
- The Syrian navy shells the city of Latakia, killing as many as 26 people, including Palestinian refugees from Ramel refugee camp in southern Latakia. (Al Jazeera) (The Daily Telegraph) (Los Angeles Times) (CNN) (VOA) (Jerusalem Post)
- Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmet Davutoğlu says that unspecified ampquotstepsampquot would be taken by Turkey if Syria fails to end the crackdown. (Al Jazeera)
- Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi gives a live address to the nation after rebels claim a number of victories in the 2011 Libyan civil war. (CNN)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 15, 2011?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- DJ Khaled Featuring Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne - I'm On One
- Kelly Rowland Featuring Lil Wayne - Motivation
- Miguel - Sure Thing
- Lil Wayne - How To Love
- Chris Brown - She Ain't You
- Big Sean Featuring Chris Brown - My Last
- Nicki Minaj - Super Bass
- Trey Songz Featuring Drake - Unusual
- Beyonce - Best Thing I Never Had
- Miguel - Quickie
Sport Games on August 15, 2011
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Ein Frankfurt - Fortuna Dusseldorf : 1 - 1
Division 2Football (France)
- Monaco - Reims : 1 - 2
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Man City - Swansea : 4 - 0
- Nijmegen - Excelsior : 2 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 15If August 15, 2011 is your birthday you're 8 years, 11 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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