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Monday 17 October 2011

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 17, 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. Puss in Boots, directed by Chris Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while Shock Wave by John Sandford was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Man Up. If you liked videogames you were probably playing BloodRayne: Betrayal or Bodycount.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 October 2011

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Puss in Boots

Directed by: Chris Miller

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis, Billy Bob Thornton

Country: United States

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Day of the Falcon

Directed by: Jean-Jacques Annaud

Starring: Tahar Rahim, Antonio Banderas, Mark Strong, Freida Pinto

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Tower Heist

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Ben Stiller, Casey Affleck, Alan Alda

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The Double

Directed by: Michael Brandt

Starring: Richard Gere, Topher Grace, Martin Sheen, Tamer Hassan

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Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings

Directed by: Declan O'Brien

Starring: Jennifer Pudavick, Tenika Davis, Kaitlyn Leeb, Terra Vnesa

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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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Exposure

Directed by: Gordon Scott Venters

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Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 October 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
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Facts:
  • 2011 Libyan civil war: National Transitional Council forces gain control of Muammar Gaddafi's former stronghold of Bani Walid, after a bloody six-week siege. (''The Guardian'')
  • 2011 Yemeni uprising: At least 12 people die in another major outbreak of fighting in the Yemeni capital Sana'a between supporters and opponents of President Ali Abdullah Saleh. (BBC)
  • Somali militant group Al-Shabab threatens a counterattack against Kenya in response to the entry of Kenyan Army forces into Somalia. (Al-Jazeera)
  • Apple Inc. releases its sales report for the iPhone 4S smartphone, which has reportedly sold over 4 million units worldwide in under four days, breaking company sales records. (''Computer World'')
  • The Donostia-San Sebastián International Peace Conference is held in the city of Donostia-San Sebastián in the Basque Country, aimed at promoting a resolution to the ongoing Basque conflict. (BBC News)

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Sport Games on 17 October 2011

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • St Pauli - Fortuna Dusseldorf : 1 - 3
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Bilbao - Osasuna : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 17 October 2011
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Guingamp - Monaco : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of 17 October 2011
Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Brescia - Pescara : 0 - 3
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 17, 2011 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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. Ni**as in Paris - Jay Z Kanye West
  5. That Way - Wale Featuring Jeremih & Rick Ross
  6. Wet The Bed - Chris Brown Featuring Ludacris
  7. Otis - Jay Z Kanye West Featuring Otis Redding
  8. Quickie - Miguel
  9. Party - Beyonce Featuring Andre 3000
  10. Marvins Room - Drake
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. El Amor - Ricardo Arjona
  2. Olvidame - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
  3. Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
  4. Rain Over Me - Pitbull Featuring Marc Anthony
  5. Taboo - Don Omar
  6. Promise - Romeo Santos Featuring Usher
  7. Di Que Regresaras - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
  8. El Mil Amores - Pesado
  9. Te Amo y Te Amo - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
  10. Tu Olor - Wisin & Yandel
Top #10 Rock songs
  1. Walk - Foo Fighters
  2. The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie - Red Hot Chili Peppers
  3. The Sound Of Winter - Bush
  4. Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks
  5. Not Again - Staind
  6. Tonight - Seether
  7. Up All Night - Blink-182
  8. Paradise - Coldplay
  9. Make It Stop (September's Children) - Rise Against
  10. Bottoms Up - Nickelback

Books

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

Shock Wave

By: John Sandford

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.

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Survivors

By: James Wesley Rawles

WHAT IF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT ENDED TOMORROW? The America we are accustomed to is no more. Practically overnight the stock market has plum-meted, hyperinflation has crippled commerce, and

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The Night Circus

By: Erin Morgenstern

The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of

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The Dovekeepers

By: Alice Hoffman

Alice Hoffman’s bestselling, spellbinding tale of four extraordinarily bold, resourceful, and sensuous women in Masada in 70 A.D. will be a four-hour miniseries airing on CBS and produced by Roma Downey

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battlefield Play4Free

Battlefield Play4Free

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Bodycount

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Codemasters

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BloodRayne: Betrayal

BloodRayne: Betrayal

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, hack and slash, platform

Publisher: JP Arc System Works (PS3); NA Majesco Entertainment (PS3, X360); WW Midnight City (PC)

Coin Drop!

Coin Drop!

Platform: iOS

Genre: Puzzle game

Bloodline Champions

Bloodline Champions

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: Funcom

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Accounts and People of Note in the Ad Industry

Jake Baldridge joined the Paragraph Project, Durham, N.C., in a new post, as a partner. Mr. Baldridge had most recently been an account director at StrawberryFrog, New York. [..]

Debates Sway Media Coverage, Study Finds

Research by Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism finds that the presidential candidate debates have considerable effect on media coverage. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $40.22
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $91.57
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $74.48
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $25.84
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 7.0828 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.2241 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.8785 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.473 CNY

Home videos

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

Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension

Studio: Disney

Format: DVD & Japan-only Blu-ray

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Tamara Drewe

Studio: Sony Pictures

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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All Good Things

Studio: Magnolia

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Hereafter

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer

Studio: Relativity/Fox

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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