Sunday 17 July 2011
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 17, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Arabella Kushner .
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO.
Captain America: The First Avenger, directed by Joe Johnston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while Smokin' Seventeen by Janet Evanovich was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sweet Home Alabama.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle: Los Angeles or Bust-a-Move Universe.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 July 2011
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Which were the important events of 17 July 2011 ?
- Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
- Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
- South Korea - Constitution Day
- Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
- Feast Day of St Cynllo
- Iraq - Ba'ath Revolution Day
- Arabella Kushner: American child of noted family, a daughter of businesswoman, writer, and former model Ivanka Trump and real estate developer Jared Kushner.
- Arab Spring
- 2011 Egyptian revolution: Ousted Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak suffers stroke, falls into coma. (ABC)
- 2011 Syrian uprising:
- Syrian forces mass in the east of the country near the Iraqi border where dozens of soldiers have defected. (''New York Times'')
- Troops storm a town near the border with Lebanon, rounding up more than 500 people. (Al Jazeera)
- 2011 Libyan civil war: NATO planes destroy a military storage facility and other targets on the outskirts of Tripoli. (Al Jazeera)
- 2011 Bahraini uprising: The Shia al-Wafiq opposition group quits national talks aimed at ending the political crisis in the country. (BBC)
- The United Nations delivers aid to parts of Somalia controlled by al-Shabab militants for the first time since they ended the ban on food supplies. (BBC)
- A passenger bus collides with a truck near Mashkovo in Russia's Tambov Oblast with at least 5 people dead and 17 injured. (UPI)
- Mount Lokon, a volcano on Sulawesi in Indonesia erupts again sending ash 3,500 metres in the air. (AFP via Google News)
- Tropical Storm Bret forms off the coast of the Bahamas. (National Hurricane Centre)
- At least two people are killed and 35 injured due to a bus crash on Interstate 390 near the US town of Bath, New York. (''Democrat and Chronicle'')
- At the conclusion of Ottawa Bluesfest, strong winds from a sudden thunderstorm cause one of the main stages to collapse at around 7:30 pm EDT, injuring three people. (''The Toronto Star'')
- Crowds gather outside the jail in Orange County, Florida for the release of Casey Anthony who was recently cleared of murdering her daughter Caylee. (Reuters)
- News International phone hacking scandal
- British Home Secretary Theresa May will address MPs on Monday following revelations that the Metropolitan Police hired former ''News of the World'' deputy editor Neil Wallis to give PR advice. (BBC)
- Former News International Chief Executive Rebekah Brooks is arrested by police investigating phone hacking and corruption at the organisation. (BBC)
- Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson resigns over the phone hacking affair. (BBC)
- Voters in São Tomé and Príncipe go to the polls for a presidential election with a runoff election necessary with the leading candidate Pinto da Costa failing to achieve an absolute majority. (AFP via France 24)
- Northern Ireland golfer Darren Clarke wins the 2011 Open Championship. (''Herald-Sun'')
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Sport Games on 17 July 2011
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Braunschweig - Munich 1860 : 3 - 1
- Hansa Rostock - Paderborn : 1 - 2
- Karlsruhe - Duisburg : 3 - 2
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 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
- My Last - Big Sean Featuring Chris Brown
- How To Love - Lil Wayne
- She Ain't You - Chris Brown
- Nicki Minaj - Super Bass
- Unusual - Trey Songz Featuring Drake
- Far Away - Marsha Ambrosius
- Man Down - Rihanna
Top #10 Latin songs
- Taboo - Don Omar
- You - Romeo Santos
- Ven A Bailar - Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull
- Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
- Te Amo y Te Amo - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
- Prometi - Intocable
- El Ardido - Larry Hernandez
- Di Que Regresaras - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
- No Me Dejes Con Las Ganas - Los Horoscopos de Durango
- Cuanto Me Cuesta - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
Top #10 Rock songs
- Rope - Foo Fighters
- Country Song - Seether
- Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks
- Walk - Foo Fighters
- Coldplay - Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall
- You Are A Tourist - Death Cab For Cutie
- Lies Of The Beautiful People - Sixx: A.M.
- Adolescents - Incubus
- The Black Keys - Howlin' For You
- So Far Away - Avenged Sevenfold
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