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..

You can also have a look at the whole 2011 or at August 15 across the years.

likes
Like this day if it is important to you!
history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 15, 2011?


Holidays

  • 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.
  • See more

Events

  • 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)
  • See more

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

See other popular movies of the week

Courageous

Courageous

Directed by: Alex Kendrick

Starring: Alex Kendrick, Ken Bevel, Kevin Downes, Renee Jewell

Abduction

Abduction

Directed by: John Singleton

Starring: Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins, Alfred Molina, Jake Andolina

Fright Night

Fright Night

Directed by: Craig Gillespie

Starring: Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, David Tennant, Toni Collette

The Help

The Help

Directed by: Tate Taylor

Starring: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard

Country: United States of America

Headhunters

Headhunters

Directed by: Morten Tyldum

Starring: Aksel Hennie, Synnøve Macody Lund, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Julie R. Ølgaard

Country: United States of America

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 15, 2011?
Unlimited, ad-free streaming of over a million songs, 30 day Free Trial


Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - I'm On One
  2. - Motivation
  3. - Sure Thing
  4. - How To Love
  5. - She Ain't You
  6. - My Last
  7. - Super Bass
  8. - Unusual
  9. - Best Thing I Never Had
  10. - Quickie

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie
  2. - Walk
  3. - Pumped Up Kicks
  4. - Country Song
  5. - Rope
Sport Games on August 15, 2011

Sport Games on August 15, 2011


Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - Fortuna Dusseldorf : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of August 15, 2011

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Monaco - Reims : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of August 15, 2011

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Man City - Swansea : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of August 15, 2011

Eredivisie

Football (Netherlands)
  • Nijmegen - Excelsior : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of August 15, 2011

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

Black Dynamite

Black Dynamite

Directed by: Scott Sanders

Dirty Money

Dirty Money

Directed by: Adam Tysoe

Against the Wall

Against the Wall

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Sweet Home Alabama

Sweet Home Alabama

Directed by: WDP

The Division

The Division

Directed by: Eric Won

Days to next August 15

If 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.
calendar

Magazine Covers

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

Heaven Is for Real by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent

Heaven Is for Real

By:

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 …

Back Of Beyond by C. J. Box

Back Of Beyond

By:

In bestselling author C.J. Box's Back of Beyond, Cody Hoyt, although a brilliant cop, is an alcoholic struggling with two months of sobriety when his friend Hank Winters turns up

The Greater Journey by David McCullough

The Greater Journey

By:

The #1 bestseller that tells the remarkable story of the generations of American artists, writers, and doctors who traveled to Paris, the intellectual, scientific, and artistic capital of the western world,

Bossypants by Tina Fey

Bossypants

By:

Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update," before "Sarah Palin," Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a

Retribution by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Retribution

By:

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon comes the next thrilling installment in her blockbuster Dark-Hunter® series Harm no human… A hired gunslinger, William Jessup Brady lived his life

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Alice: Madness Returns

Alice: Madness Returns

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Blocks That Matter

Blocks That Matter

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Xbox 360

Genre: Puzzle, platform

Publisher: Swing Swing Submarine

The Black Eyed Peas Experience

The Black Eyed Peas Experience

Platform: Wii, Xbox 360

Genre: Music, Rhythm

Publisher: Ubisoft

Anomaly: Warzone Earth

Anomaly: Warzone Earth

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, iOS, Android, Xbox 360, PlayStation Network, Blackberry 10

Genre: Real-time strategy, Reversed tower defense

Publisher: Headup Games (Germany)

Bastion

Bastion

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Xbox 360, iOS, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

money

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $73.04
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $379.63
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $25.24
  • General Electric GE: opens at $16.17
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $171.32

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 76.81 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.9799 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.7838 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.3912 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 110.93 JPY

Like this day if it is important to you!
likes