Tuesday 16 August 2011
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 16, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
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 The Paris Wife by Paula McLain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Black Dynamite.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 or Acceleration of Suguri X Edition.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 August 2011
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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)
- Australian airline Qantas announces that it will be cutting 1000 jobs while steel maker OneSteel announces the loss of 400 jobs. (AAP via News Limited)
- The economy of Germany grows by only 0.1% in the second quarter of 2011, raising concerns about the European economy as a whole. (AP via ''Washington Post'')
- Indian social activist Anna Hazare is arrested in New Delhi ahead of a proposed fast against corruption. (IBN Live)
- Detained illegal immigrants injure 15 policemen and 3 soldiers in a riot in Malta. (''Times of Malta'')
- ''News of the World'' phone hacking scandal:
- 2011 England riots:
- Chinese Vice-Premier Li Keqiang visits Hong Kong on a three-day official tour observers indicate that this solidifies his status as the next Premier of China. (''Wall Street Journal'')
- Former Brazilian football star Zico signs a contract to manage the Iraq national football team. (SAG)
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Sport Games on 16 August 2011
ChampionshipFootball (United Kingdom)
- Barnsley - Middlesbrough : 1 - 3
- Crystal Palace - Coventry : 2 - 1
- Doncaster - Nott'm Forest : 0 - 1
- Ipswich - Southampton : 2 - 5
ConferenceFootball (United Kingdom)
- Alfreton Town - Southport : 0 - 0
- Bath City - Wrexham : 0 - 2
- Braintree Town - Grimsby : 5 - 0
- Cambridge - AFC Telford United : 1 - 0
League 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Bournemouth - Stevenage : 1 - 3
- Bury - Sheffield Weds : 2 - 1
- Chesterfield - Preston : 0 - 2
- Colchester - Charlton : 0 - 2
League 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Accrington - Bradford : 1 - 0
- Aldershot - Torquay : 0 - 1
- Barnet - Gillingham : 2 - 2
- Bristol Rvs - Northampton : 2 - 1
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 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
- How To Love - Lil Wayne
- She Ain't You - Chris Brown
- My Last - Big Sean Featuring Chris Brown
- Nicki Minaj - Super Bass
- Unusual - Trey Songz Featuring Drake
- Beyonce - Best Thing I Never Had
- Quickie - Miguel
Top #10 Latin songs
- Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
- Taboo - Don Omar
- Amor Clandestino - Mana
- You - Romeo Santos
- Di Que Regresaras - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
- Te Amo y Te Amo - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
- Ven A Bailar - Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull
- Olvidame - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
- Cuanto Me Cuesta - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- Donde Estas Presumida - Chuy Lizarraga y Su Banda Tierra Sinaloense
Top #10 Rock songs
- The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie - Red Hot Chili Peppers
- Walk - Foo Fighters
- Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks
- Country Song - Seether
- Rope - Foo Fighters
- Coldplay - Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall
- So Far Away - Avenged Sevenfold
- Lowlife - Theory Of A Deadman
- Not Again - Staind
- Up All Night - Blink-182
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- 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
- 1 CHF = 8.0078 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.4947 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.8114 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.685 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?