Friday June 17, 2011
US date format: 6/17/2011, UK date format: 17/6/2011
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see zodiac on June 17, 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 June people in US were listening to Rolling In The Deep by Adele.
Albatross, directed by Niall MacCormick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while Seal Team Six by Howard E. Wasdin and Stephen Templin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Division.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cubixx HD or Child of Eden.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 17, 2011?
- St. Albert Chmielowski.
- National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
- Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
- The Yonhap news agency reports that South Korea has deployed precision-guided missiles capable of hitting the North Korean capital, Pyongyang. (Yonhap News)
- Reuters quotes commodities traders who have observed in recent months that ampquotviolent, often inexplicable price movesampquot are becoming a good deal more common, especially in energy commodities such as natural gas. (Reuters)
- More than 16,000 people remain isolated and 3,350 are waiting to return to their homes due to continued flooding on the Mid North Coast of the Australian state of New South Wales. (''Sydney Morning Herald'')
- The U.N. Human Rights Council issues its first condemnation of discrimination against gays, lesbians and transgender people. (AP via Forbes)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 17, 2011?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 R&B songs
- Kelly Rowland Featuring Lil Wayne - Motivation
- Miguel - Sure Thing
- Marsha Ambrosius - Far Away
- Big Sean Featuring Chris Brown - My Last
- Chris Brown - She Ain't You
Top #5 Rock songs
- Foo Fighters - Rope
- Seether - Country Song
- Rise Against - Help Is On The Way
- Incubus - Adolescents
- Mumford & Sons - The Cave
Top #5 Latin songs
- Romeo Santos - You
- Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull - Ven A Bailar
- Don Omar - Taboo
- La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas - Te Amo y Te Amo
- Espinoza Paz - El Culpable
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $79.85
- Apple AAPL: opens at $328.99
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $24.22
- General Electric GE: opens at $18.63
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $164.24
- 1 USD = 80.05 JPY
- 1 USD = 0.9794 CAD
- 1 USD = 0.8486 CHF
- 1 USD = 6.47 CNY
- 1 EUR = 114.48 JPY
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on June 17, 2011?
On June 17, 2011 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is June 17, 2011?
On June 17, 2011 the zodiac sign was Gemini.
Who was the US President on June 17, 2011?
On June 17, 2011 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 17, 2011?
On June 17, 2011 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on June 17, 2011?
On June 17, 2011 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.