Friday July 15, 2011

US date format: 7/15/2011, UK date format: 15/7/2011

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see zodiac on July 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 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 Cordy or Minecraft.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2011, at July 15 across the years or at July 2011 calendar.

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

Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 15, 2011?


Holidays

  • Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
  • Confuflux (Discordianism)
  • Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
  • Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
  • See more

Events

  • Indian troops report three deaths in Maidanpora, Kupwara, Kashmir. (BBC)
  • International campaigners against the drone attacks, carried out by the United States in Pakistan, launch their attempt to have former CIA legal chief John A. Rizzo arrested and charged with the murders of hundreds of people after his admission in ''Newsweek'' that he approved attacks each month since 2004. (''The Guardian'')
  • Soldiers, air force bombers and helicopter gunships begin a major offensive in south-eastern Turkey as the country's prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan vows to seek vengeance on Kurdish rebels. (BBC)
  • 2011 Syrian uprising: At least 14 people are killed in the latests attacks by regime forces on demonstrations in cities nationwide. More than 10,000 people are held in prisons by the regime. The demonstrations are reported to be among the largest yet in the ongoing effort to topple the government. (BBC)
  • 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

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Directed by: Zoya Akhtar

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

The Artist

The Artist

Directed by: Michel Hazanavicius

Starring: Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell

Country: United States of America

Drive

Drive

Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Albert Brooks

Country: United States of America

X-Men: First Class

X-Men: First Class

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Kevin Bacon

Country: United States of America

Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates, Kurt Fuller

Country: United States of America

vinyl songs

Music charts

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


Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - I'm On One
  2. - Motivation
  3. - Sure Thing
  4. - My Last
  5. - How To Love

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Taboo
  2. - You
  3. - Ven A Bailar
  4. - Give Me Everything
  5. - Te Amo y Te Amo
Sport Games on July 15, 2011

Sport Games on July 15, 2011


Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Cottbus - Dresden : 2 - 1
  • Frankfurt FSV - Union Berlin : 1 - 1
  • Greuther Furth - Ein Frankfurt : 2 - 3
See all Football game results of July 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

The Division

The Division

Directed by: Eric Won

Sweet Home Alabama

Sweet Home Alabama

Directed by: WDP

Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones

Written by:

Starring: Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington

Country: United States of America

Smarter Every Day

Smarter Every Day

Air Disasters

Air Disasters

How old am I?

If July 15, 2011 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

calendar

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?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

Folly Beach by Dorothea Benton Frank

Folly Beach

By:

“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

By:

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

By:

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

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 …

Reckless Endangerment by Gretchen Morgenson and Joshua Rosner

Reckless Endangerment

By:

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?

Battleheart

Battleheart

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Role-playing video game

Blast Monkeys

Blast Monkeys

Platform: iOS, Android, Windows Phone

Cordy

Cordy

Platform: iOS

Genre: Platformer

Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion

Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion

Platform: Nintendo 3DS, Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Crave Entertainment (US) Deep Silver (UK)

Minecraft

Minecraft

Platform: Microsoft Windows; OS X; Linux; Android; iOS; Windows Phone; Xbox 360; Xbox One; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita; Raspberry Pi; Universal Windows Platform; Wii U

Genre: Sandbox, survival

Publisher: Mojang (PC, mobile, Wii U); Microsoft Studios (X360, XONE, Windows Phone, Windows 10 Edition); Sony Computer Entertainment (PS3, PS4, PSV)

money

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $82.42
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $361.17
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $26.47
  • General Electric GE: opens at $18.55
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $175.08

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 79.14 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.9532 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.8154 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.462 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 112.0 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 15, 2011?

On July 15, 2011 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is July 15, 2011?

On July 15, 2011 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 15, 2011?

On July 15, 2011 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 15, 2011?

On July 15, 2011 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 15, 2011?

On July 15, 2011 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.


Like this day if it is important to you!
likes