Sunday October 16, 2011

US date format: 10/16/2011, UK date format: 16/10/2011

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 16, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church. 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 Kill Me If You Can by James Patterson, Marshall Karp was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Man Up. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dead Space 2 or Dead Rising 2: Off the Record.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2011, at October 16 across the years or at October 2011 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Events

  • Libyan Civil War (2011): Fighting continues in the city of Bani Walid, one of the few remaining towns loyal to the ousted dictator Muammar Gaddafi, between pro-Gaddafi fighters and besieging forces loyal to the National Transitional Council. (BBC)
  • 2011 Yemeni protests: At least six people are killed in the Yemeni capital Sana'a after government troops open fire on protesters. These killings constitute the second incident of fatal protest violence in Sana'a in under 48 hours. (MarketWatch)
  • Somali Civil War (2009–present): Kenyan Army troops advance up to 100 kilometers into Somalia to pursue Al-Shabab militants. (Al Jazeera)
  • A ceremony is held to officially re-name the English town of Wootton Bassett with the prefix ampquotRoyalampquot in honour of its role in the repatriation of British military personnel killed in action in Iraq and Afghanistan. It is the first town to receive such an honour since 1909. (BBC)
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Movies

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The Intouchables

The Intouchables

Directed by: Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano

Starring: François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot

Country: United States of America

Warrior

Warrior

Directed by: Gavin O'Connor

Starring: Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Morrison

Country: United States of America

The Help

The Help

Directed by: Tate Taylor

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

Country: United States of America

50/50

50/50

Directed by: Jonathan Levine

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick, Bryce Dallas Howard

Country: United States of America

Headhunters

Headhunters

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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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 16, 2011?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - She Will
  2. - Headlines
  3. - Marvin & Chardonnay
  4. - That Way
  5. - Otis

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Rain Over Me
  2. - Give Me Everything
  3. - Taboo
  4. - Olvidame
  5. - Di Que Regresaras
Sport Games on October 16, 2011

Sport Games on October 16, 2011


Serie A

Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Udinese : 0 - 0
  • Cagliari - Siena : 0 - 0
  • Cesena - Fiorentina : 0 - 0
  • Chievo - Juventus : 0 - 0
  • Genoa - Lecce : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of October 16, 2011

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Standard : 5 - 0
  • Club Brugge - Gent : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of October 16, 2011

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • FC Koln - Hannover : 2 - 0
  • Freiburg - Hamburg : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of October 16, 2011

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Dresden - Aachen : 1 - 1
  • Frankfurt FSV - Cottbus : 0 - 1
  • Greuther Furth - Erzgebirge Aue : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of October 16, 2011

TV Series

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Black Dynamite

Black Dynamite

Directed by: Scott Sanders

Dirty Money

Dirty Money

Directed by: Adam Tysoe

Fresh Meat

Fresh Meat

Directed by: Danny Mulheron

Hell's Kitty

Hell's Kitty

Directed by: Nicholas Tana

Against the Wall

Against the Wall

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Shock Wave by John Sandford

Shock Wave

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The fifth Virgil Flowers novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author John SandfordA billion-dollar superstore has its sights set on a small Minnesota river town for its next outlet.

The Swerve by Stephen Greenblatt

The Swerve

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Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction Winner of the 2011 National Book Award for Non-Fiction One of the world's most celebrated scholars, Stephen Greenblatt has crafted both an innovative

Aleph by Paulo Coelho

Aleph

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Transform your life. Rewrite your destiny.In his most personal novel to date, internationally bestselling author Paulo Coelho returns with a remarkable journey of self-discovery.

Kill Me If You Can by James Patterson, Marshall Karp

Kill Me If You Can

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Matthew Bannon, a poor art student living in New York City, finds a duffel bag filled with diamonds during a chaotic attack at Grand Central Station.

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

Unbroken

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.In

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Doctor Lautrec and the Forgotten Knights

Doctor Lautrec and the Forgotten Knights

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Konami

Bit.Trip Flux

Bit.Trip Flux

Platform: Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Action, Music

Publisher: Aksys Games (Wii, 3DS) Gaijin Games (PC)

Star Wars: The Old Republic

Star Wars: The Old Republic

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Dead Space 2

Dead Space 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Third-person shooter, Survival horror

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • European Officials Struggle Toward a Debt Solution European finance ministers say they have moved closer to comprehensive solution for debt crisis during two-day gathering of officials from Group of 20 industrial nations, despite unresolved problems that could still widen scope of crisis. [..]
  • Online Banking Keeps Customers on Hook for Fees Internet banking services that have been sold to customers as conveniences, like online bill paying, serve as powerful tethers that keep them from jumping to another institution; banks' controversial new fees have caused an uproar and drawn criticism from politicians, including President Obama, but frustrated customers are finding that it is not so easy to disentangle from one's bank. [..]
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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 16, 2011?

On October 16, 2011 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is October 16, 2011?

On October 16, 2011 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 16, 2011?

On October 16, 2011 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 16, 2011?

On October 16, 2011 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 16, 2011?

On October 16, 2011 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.


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