Saturday 15 October 2011
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 15, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Someone Like You by Adele.
In Time, directed by Andrew Niccol, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while Confidence Men by Ron Suskind was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Man Up.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brink or Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 October 2011 ?
- United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
- Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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- 2011 Yemeni protests: At least nine people are killed and dozens injured in the Yemeni capital Sana'a after security forces use tear gas and live ammunition to disperse anti-government protesters. (BBC)
- Afghan and U.S. forces repel a Taliban raid on a NATO base in Afghanistan's Panjshir Province, reportedly killing four militants. (BBC)
- The United States Department of Commerce reports that U.S. retail sales rose at their fastest rate for seven months in September, having risen by 1.1% over the previous month. (BBC)
- U.S. energy company Kinder Morgan agrees to buy natural gas exploration and pipeline company El Paso for $21.1 billion in cash and stock. (''New York Times'')
- Occupy Wall Street protests:
- Activists affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement, which opposes economic inequality and corporate greed, take to the streets in numerous cities worldwide, including Sydney, Rome, Bucharest, Taipei, Tokyo, Toronto, Berlin, and Madrid, in a day of coordinated mass protests. (HuffingtonPost)
- Riot police clash with protesters in Rome, with at least 70 people reportedly injured after masked rioters infiltrate the peaceful protests and attack property in the city. (BBC)
- France defeats Wales 9-8 in the 2011 Rugby World Cup semi-final at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand. (''The Telegraph'')
- The Netherlands becomes the first European country to win a professional world baseball championship since 1938, after defeating Cuba 2-1 in the 2011 Baseball World Cup final in Panama City, Panama. (Nu.nl)
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Sport Games on 15 October 2011
Serie AItalian Football
- Catania - Inter : 2 - 1
- Milan - Palermo : 3 - 0
- Napoli - Parma : 1 - 2
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Bergen - Kortrijk : 3 - 1
- Lokeren - Genk : 3 - 1
- Mechelen - Cercle Brugge : 1 - 2
- Oud-Heverlee Leuven - Westerlo : 1 - 1
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Bayern Munich - Hertha : 4 - 0
- Mainz - Augsburg : 0 - 1
- M'gladbach - Leverkusen : 2 - 2
- Schalke 04 - Kaiserslautern : 1 - 2
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Duisburg - Ingolstadt : 3 - 1
- Union Berlin - Karlsruhe : 2 - 0
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- She Will - Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
- Headlines - Drake
- Marvin & Chardonnay - Big Sean Featuring Kanye West & Roscoe Dash
- That Way - Wale Featuring Jeremih & Rick Ross
- Otis - Jay Z Kanye West Featuring Otis Redding
- Ni**as in Paris - Jay Z Kanye West
- Quickie - Miguel
- Wet The Bed - Chris Brown Featuring Ludacris
- I'm On One - DJ Khaled Featuring Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne
- Beyonce - Best Thing I Never Had
Top #10 Latin songs
- Rain Over Me - Pitbull Featuring Marc Anthony
- Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
- Taboo - Don Omar
- Olvidame - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
- Di Que Regresaras - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
- Frio - Ricky Martin
- Te Amo y Te Amo - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
- Promise - Romeo Santos Featuring Usher
- El Amor - Ricardo Arjona
- You - Romeo Santos
Top #10 Rock songs
- Walk - Foo Fighters
- The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie - Red Hot Chili Peppers
- Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks
- The Sound Of Winter - Bush
- Not Again - Staind
- Tonight - Seether
- Up All Night - Blink-182
- Make It Stop (September's Children) - Rise Against
- Paradise - Coldplay
- Sail - AWOLNATION
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
Ron Lieber Your Money column on Ameriprise Financial, large financial planning company that has been accused of cheating its own employees by putting their 401(k) money into underperforming funds. [..]
Many gay parents of college-bound children complain that their application for federal financial aid, which does not allow them to portray their family's finances accurately, affects the amount of aid their children receive; the form, Free Application for Federal Student Aid, does not recognize same-sex parents since it abides by the Defense of Marriage Act. [..]
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?