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..

You can also have a look at the year 2011, at June 17 across the years or at June 2011 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 17, 2011?


Holidays

  • 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.

Events

  • 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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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Artist

The Artist

Directed by: Michel Hazanavicius

Starring: Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell

Country: United States of America

Drive

Drive

Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Albert Brooks

Country: United States of America

X-Men: First Class

X-Men: First Class

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Kevin Bacon

Country: United States of America

Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates, Kurt Fuller

Country: United States of America

We Need to Talk About Kevin

We Need to Talk About Kevin

Directed by: Lynne Ramsay

Starring: Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly, Ezra Miller, Jasper Newell

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 17, 2011?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Rolling In The Deep
  2. - Give Me Everything
  3. - E.T.
  4. - The Lazy Song
  5. - On The Floor

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Motivation
  2. - Sure Thing
  3. - Far Away
  4. - My Last
  5. - She Ain't You

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Rope
  2. - Country Song
  3. - Help Is On The Way
  4. - Adolescents
  5. - The Cave

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - You
  2. - Ven A Bailar
  3. - Taboo
  4. - Te Amo y Te Amo
  5. - El Culpable

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Division

The Division

Directed by: Eric Won

Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones

Written by:

Starring: Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington

Country: United States of America

Smarter Every Day

Smarter Every Day

Air Disasters

Air Disasters

Love Your Garden

Love Your Garden

Starring: Alan Titchmarsh, David Domoney, Frances Tophill, Katie Rushworth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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If June 17th, 2011 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 2011?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Seal Team Six by Howard E. Wasdin and Stephen Templin

Seal Team Six

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A New York Times Best seller!When the Navy sends their elite, they send the SEALs. When the SEALs send their elite, they send SEAL Team Six.In

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

The Help

By:

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 …

Sixkill by Robert B. Parker

Sixkill

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A bad-boy movie star named Jumbo pushes the limits of his reputation when he's accused of rape and murder. When the Boston PD calls on Spencer, he meets Jumbo's

Hit List by Laurell K. Hamilton

Hit List

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A serial killer is hunting the Pacific Northwest, murdering victims in a gruesome and spectacular way. The local police suspect “monsters” are involved, and have called in Anita Blake and Edward, U.S.

The Snowman by Jo Nesbo

The Snowman

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One night, after the first snowfall of the year, a boy named Jonas wakes up and discovers that his mother has disappeared.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

CastleMiner

CastleMiner

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLIG)

Genre: Open world

Publisher: DigitalDNA Games

Cabals: Magic & Battle Cards

Cabals: Magic & Battle Cards

Platform: Browser, iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows, Macintosh, Windows Phone 8

Genre: Trading Card Game

Cubixx HD

Cubixx HD

Platform: PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Laughing Jackal Ghostlight (PC)

Child of Eden

Child of Eden

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Genre: Rail shooter, Music game

Publisher: Ubisoft

The Big Ben Burglary

The Big Ben Burglary

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • 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

Exchange Rates

  • 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.


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