Friday 15 July 2011
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 15, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
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 State Of Wonder by Ann Patchett was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sweet Home Alabama.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crimson: Steam Pirates or Bit.Trip Saga.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 15 July 2011
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Which were the important events of 15 July 2011 ?
- 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
- Palermo, Sicily - Festival of Santa Rosalia
- Brunei - Birthday of the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam
- Botswana - President's Day
- Saint Donald's feast day
- Brazil - International Men's Day
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- 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)
- Europe's biggest lottery jackpot, £161 million (US$260 million), is scooped by a couple from Largs, Ayrshire, in Scotland. (BBC)
- 8 European banks fail stress tests that could leave them open to another financial crisis, while another 16 are in a ampquotdanger zoneampquot. (RTÉ)
- BBC journalists strike against layoffs being forced on them by the corporation. (BBC)
- BHP Billiton buys U.S. based petroleum company Petrohawk for $12 billion. (''The Sydney Morning Herald'')
- News International phone hacking scandal:
- Rebekah Brooks resigns as chief executive of News International as a result of the News International phone hacking scandal. (''The Guardian'')
- UK prime minister David Cameron paid for his ampquotfriendampquot, the former ''News of the World'' editor Andy Coulson, to stay with him at his country residence of Chequers, two months after Coulson resigned as Cameron's media chief. Coulson has since been arrested for his part in the phone hacking scandal. (''The Guardian'')
- There are concerns over a donation believed to be at least £100,000 given by James Murdoch towards Pope Benedict XVI's visit to the United Kingdom last year Murdoch was then introduced to Benedict. (''The Guardian'')
- ''The Guardian'' reveals the advertisement Rupert Murdoch intends to run in British newspapers at the weekend apologising for ampquotserious wrongdoingampquot. (''The Guardian'')
- The actor Jude Law has filed a lawsuit against ''The Sun'' over allegations of phone hacking. (''The Independent'')
- 2011 Horn of Africa drought:
- The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that 5 million people are at risk of developing cholera in Ethiopia, with the breakout of acute watery diarrhea. (Reuters)
- Mount Lokon on Indonesia's Sulawesi island erupts prompting thousands of people to flee. (CNN)
- Four pilgrims die when a boulder falls on them at a voodoo festival in Saut d'Eau, Haiti. (''Atlanta Journal Constitution'')
- A magnitude 6 earthquake occurs off the coast of Chile near Valparaíso. (CNN)
- A portion of the Zendstation Smilde in Hoogersmilde, Netherlands collapses in a fire. (CNN)
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Sport Games on 15 July 2011
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Cottbus - Dresden : 2 - 1
- Frankfurt FSV - Union Berlin : 1 - 1
- Greuther Furth - Ein Frankfurt : 2 - 3
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 2011 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- I'm On One - DJ Khaled Featuring Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne
- Motivation - Kelly Rowland Featuring Lil Wayne
- Sure Thing - Miguel
- My Last - Big Sean Featuring Chris Brown
- How To Love - Lil Wayne
- She Ain't You - Chris Brown
- Nicki Minaj - Super Bass
- Unusual - Trey Songz Featuring Drake
- Far Away - Marsha Ambrosius
- Man Down - Rihanna
Top #10 Latin songs
- Taboo - Don Omar
- You - Romeo Santos
- Ven A Bailar - Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull
- Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
- Te Amo y Te Amo - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
- Prometi - Intocable
- El Ardido - Larry Hernandez
- Di Que Regresaras - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
- No Me Dejes Con Las Ganas - Los Horoscopos de Durango
- Cuanto Me Cuesta - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
Top #10 Rock songs
- Rope - Foo Fighters
- Country Song - Seether
- Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks
- Walk - Foo Fighters
- Coldplay - Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall
- You Are A Tourist - Death Cab For Cutie
- Lies Of The Beautiful People - Sixx: A.M.
- Adolescents - Incubus
- The Black Keys - Howlin' For You
- So Far Away - Avenged Sevenfold
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $41.27
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $101.06
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $88.12
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $35.28
- 1 CHF = 7.9235 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.7791 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.8539 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.882 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?