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Tuesday 16 August 2011

US date format: 8/16/2011, UK date format: 16/8/2011

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). 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 Split Second by Catherine Coulter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Black Dynamite. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bleach: Soul Resurrección or Cordy.
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Directed by: Alex Kendrick

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

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Directed by: John Singleton

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

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Fright Night

Directed by: Craig Gillespie

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

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The Help

Directed by: Tate Taylor

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

Country: United States of America

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Directed by: Morten Tyldum

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

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Black Dynamite

Directed by: Scott Sanders

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Dirty Money

Directed by: Adam Tysoe

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Against the Wall

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

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Sweet Home Alabama

Directed by: WDP

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The Division

Directed by: Eric Won

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 2011 ?

  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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  • 2011 Libyan civil war
  • National Transitional Council forces in Libya began cutting off supply lines to Tripoli after a 48 hour operation capturing key towns around the capital and surrounding the city. (Reuters via Yahoo)
  • The Israeli Air Force launches an air strike east of Gaza City, killing a Hamas gunman, in response to a rocket launched at Israel which landed in the Negev Desert. (''Jerusalem Post'')
  • A United States drone attack in the Pakistani province of North Waziristan kills four militants. (AFP via ''Dawn'')
  • BBC Magazines agrees a £12m deal to sell the ''Radio Times'' ndash together with ten other titles ndash to Exponent, owner of thetrainline.com. (BBC)

Sport Games on 16 August 2011

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Middlesbrough : 1 - 3
  • Crystal Palace - Coventry : 2 - 1
  • Doncaster - Nott'm Forest : 0 - 1
  • Ipswich - Southampton : 2 - 5
See all Football game results of 16 August 2011
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Alfreton Town - Southport : 0 - 0
  • Bath City - Wrexham : 0 - 2
  • Braintree Town - Grimsby : 5 - 0
  • Cambridge - AFC Telford United : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 August 2011
League 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bournemouth - Stevenage : 1 - 3
  • Bury - Sheffield Weds : 2 - 1
  • Chesterfield - Preston : 0 - 2
  • Colchester - Charlton : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 16 August 2011
League 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Accrington - Bradford : 1 - 0
  • Aldershot - Torquay : 0 - 1
  • Barnet - Gillingham : 2 - 2
  • Bristol Rvs - Northampton : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 16 August 2011

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2011 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. I'm On One - DJ Khaled Featuring Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne
  2. Motivation - Kelly Rowland Featuring Lil Wayne
  3. Sure Thing - Miguel
  4. How To Love - Lil Wayne
  5. She Ain't You - Chris Brown
  6. My Last - Big Sean Featuring Chris Brown
  7. Nicki Minaj - Super Bass
  8. Unusual - Trey Songz Featuring Drake
  9. Beyonce - Best Thing I Never Had
  10. Quickie - Miguel
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
  2. Taboo - Don Omar
  3. Amor Clandestino - Mana
  4. You - Romeo Santos
  5. Di Que Regresaras - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
  6. Te Amo y Te Amo - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
  7. Ven A Bailar - Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull
  8. Olvidame - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
  9. Cuanto Me Cuesta - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
  10. Donde Estas Presumida - Chuy Lizarraga y Su Banda Tierra Sinaloense
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie - Red Hot Chili Peppers
  2. Walk - Foo Fighters
  3. Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks
  4. Country Song - Seether
  5. Rope - Foo Fighters
  6. Coldplay - Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall
  7. So Far Away - Avenged Sevenfold
  8. Lowlife - Theory Of A Deadman
  9. Not Again - Staind
  10. Up All Night - Blink-182


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Split Second

By: Catherine Coulter

A woman-killer is on the loose, and it’s up to FBI agents Dillon Savich and Lacey Sherlock to bring him down.

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Cold Vengeance

By: Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

Devastated by the discovery that his wife, Helen, was murdered, Special Agent Pendergast must have retribution. But revenge is not simple.

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The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer …

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A Stolen Life

By: Jaycee Dugard

An instant #1 New York Times bestseller—Jaycee Dugard’s raw and powerful memoir, her own story of being kidnapped in 1991 and held captive for more than eighteen years.In

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Platform: iOS

Genre: Platformer



Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: 505 Games

The Baconing

The Baconing

Platform: Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 (PSN), Xbox 360 (Xbox Live)

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Bleach: Soul Resurrección

Bleach: Soul Resurrección

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA NIS America; EU NIS America

Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland

Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland

Platform: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Gust Co. Ltd.; WW NIS America (PS3); WW Tecmo Koei (Vita)

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $37.27
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $92.82
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $72.67
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $31.93
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 8.0078 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.4947 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.8114 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.685 CNY

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Waiting for Superman

Studio: Paramount

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Lion King

Studio: Disney

Format: 2-Disc Diamond Edition Blu-ray & Blu-ray 3D

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Studio: Disney

Format: 2-Disc Diamond Edition Blu-ray

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Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Passion Play

Studio: IMAGE

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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