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Sunday 16 October 2011

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 16, 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 Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Man Up. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Big Ben Burglary or The 7th Guest: Infection.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

In Time

Directed by: Andrew Niccol

Starring: Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried, Cillian Murphy, Olivia Wilde

Country: United States

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Enter Nowhere

Directed by: Jack Heller

Starring: Katherine Waterston, Scott Eastwood, Sara Paxton, Shaun Sipos

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Dorfman in Love

Directed by: Brad Leong

Starring: Sara Rue, Kelen Coleman, Elliott Gould, Scott Wilson

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The Reunion

Directed by: Michael Pavone

Starring: John Cena, Ethan Embry, Amy Smart, Michael Rispoli

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Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee, Ben Kingsley

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Man Up

Directed by: Ben Palmer

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Dragon Age: Redemption

Directed by: Peter Winther

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Hell's Kitty

Directed by: Nicholas Tana

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Directed by: Gordon Scott Venters

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Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

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Historical Events

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  • 2011 Libyan civil war: 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)
  • War in Somalia (2009-): 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)
  • François Hollande defeats Martine Aubry in a primary runoff election held by the French Socialist Party, becoming the party's official candidate to challenge incumbent President of France Nicolas Sarkozy in the 2012 presidential election. (AP via ''Washington Post'')

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Sport Games on 16 October 2011

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Udinese : 0 - 0
  • Cagliari - Siena : 0 - 0
  • Cesena - Fiorentina : 0 - 0
  • Chievo - Juventus : 0 - 0
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Standard : 5 - 0
  • Club Brugge - Gent : 2 - 0
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • FC Koln - Hannover : 2 - 0
  • Freiburg - Hamburg : 1 - 2
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Dresden - Aachen : 1 - 1
  • Frankfurt FSV - Cottbus : 0 - 1
  • Greuther Furth - Erzgebirge Aue : 2 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 16, 2011 - Geocentric view

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. She Will - Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
  2. Headlines - Drake
  3. Marvin & Chardonnay - Big Sean Featuring Kanye West & Roscoe Dash
  4. That Way - Wale Featuring Jeremih & Rick Ross
  5. Otis - Jay Z Kanye West Featuring Otis Redding
  6. Ni**as in Paris - Jay Z Kanye West
  7. Quickie - Miguel
  8. Wet The Bed - Chris Brown Featuring Ludacris
  9. I'm On One - DJ Khaled Featuring Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne
  10. Beyonce - Best Thing I Never Had
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Rain Over Me - Pitbull Featuring Marc Anthony
  2. Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
  3. Taboo - Don Omar
  4. Olvidame - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
  5. Di Que Regresaras - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
  6. Frio - Ricky Martin
  7. Te Amo y Te Amo - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
  8. Promise - Romeo Santos Featuring Usher
  9. El Amor - Ricardo Arjona
  10. You - Romeo Santos
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Walk - Foo Fighters
  2. The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie - Red Hot Chili Peppers
  3. Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks
  4. The Sound Of Winter - Bush
  5. Not Again - Staind
  6. Tonight - Seether
  7. Up All Night - Blink-182
  8. Make It Stop (September's Children) - Rise Against
  9. Paradise - Coldplay
  10. Sail - AWOLNATION


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


By: Laura Hillenbrand

#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

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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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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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By: Charles Frazier

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Charles Frazier, the acclaimed author of Cold Mountain and Thirteen Moons, returns with a dazzling novel set in small-town North Carolina in the early 1960s.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The 7th Guest: Infection

The 7th Guest: Infection

Platform: iPad

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Trilobyte

Combat Mission: Battle for Normandy

Combat Mission: Battle for Normandy

Platform: Windows MAC

Genre: Turn-based/real-time strategy

Publisher: Battlefront.com

Cooking Mama 4: Kitchen Magic

Cooking Mama 4: Kitchen Magic

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Simulation, Minigame

Publisher: JP Office Create; NA Majesco; PAL 505 Games

The Big Ben Burglary

The Big Ben Burglary

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Dance Central 2

Dance Central 2

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Rhythm game

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. [..]

Home videos

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

The Adjustment Bureau

Studio: Universal

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Studio: Universal

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Studio: MPI Home Video

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Studio: Fox

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Love & Other Drugs

Studio: Fox

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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