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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.
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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

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Directed by: Morten Tyldum

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

Country: United States

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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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Necessary Roughness

Directed by: Not Specified

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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)

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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

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 16, 2011 - Geocentric view

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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 ?

The Paris Wife

By: Paula McLain

A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, The Paris Wife captures the love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley.

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By: David Eagleman

If the conscious mind--the part you consider to be you--is just the tip of the iceberg, what is the rest doing?

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In The Garden Of Beasts

By: Erik Larson

Erik Larson, New York Times bestselling author of Devil in the White City, delivers a remarkable story set during Hitler’s rise to power.The

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State Of Wonder

By: Ann Patchett

"Expect miracles when you read Ann Patchett's fiction."—New York Times Book ReviewAward-winning, New York Times bestselling author Ann Patchett returns with a provocative and assured novel of morality and miracles, science

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

ABBA: You Can Dance

ABBA: You Can Dance

Platform: Wii

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: Ubisoft

Thor: Son of Asgard

Thor: Son of Asgard

Platform: iOS

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Marvel Entertainment

Acceleration of Suguri X Edition

Acceleration of Suguri X Edition

Platform: PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Rockin' Android

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3

Platform: PlayStation 3 PlayStation Vita Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom

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Dead Rising 2: Off the Record

Dead Rising 2: Off the Record

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Survival horror Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

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?


Studio: Fox

Format: DVD, Blu-ray & Blu-ray 3D

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A Better Life

Studio: Summit

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Cool It

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: DVD

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Toy Story 3

Studio: Disney-Pixar

Format: Blu-ray 3D

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The Last Mountain

Studio: Docurama

Format: DVD

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