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..
What the sky looked like on 17 October 2011
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Which were the important events of 17 October 2011 ?
- 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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- 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)
- Thousands of protesters demonstrate in the Australian states of New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia against the coal seam gas industry. (''Sydney Morning Herald'')
- Occupy Wall Street protests take place in hundreds of cities worldwide. (CNN)
- Virgin Group chairman Richard Branson opens the world's first commercial spaceport, Spaceport America, in the U.S. state of New Mexico. The SpaceShipTwo spaceplane is expected to begin commercial flights from the spaceport by 2013. (BBC)
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Sport Games on 17 October 2011
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- St Pauli - Fortuna Dusseldorf : 1 - 3
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Ath Bilbao - Osasuna : 3 - 1
Division 2Football (France)
- Guingamp - Monaco : 4 - 0
Serie BFootball (Italy)
- Brescia - Pescara : 0 - 3
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 2011 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- She Will - Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
- Headlines - Drake
- Marvin & Chardonnay - Big Sean Featuring Kanye West & Roscoe Dash
- Ni**as in Paris - Jay Z Kanye West
- That Way - Wale Featuring Jeremih & Rick Ross
- Wet The Bed - Chris Brown Featuring Ludacris
- Otis - Jay Z Kanye West Featuring Otis Redding
- Quickie - Miguel
- Party - Beyonce Featuring Andre 3000
- Marvins Room - Drake
Top #10 Latin songs
- El Amor - Ricardo Arjona
- Olvidame - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
- Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
- Rain Over Me - Pitbull Featuring Marc Anthony
- Taboo - Don Omar
- Promise - Romeo Santos Featuring Usher
- Di Que Regresaras - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
- El Mil Amores - Pesado
- Te Amo y Te Amo - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
- Tu Olor - Wisin & Yandel
Top #10 Rock songs
- Walk - Foo Fighters
- The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie - Red Hot Chili Peppers
- The Sound Of Winter - Bush
- Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks
- Not Again - Staind
- Tonight - Seether
- Up All Night - Blink-182
- Paradise - Coldplay
- Make It Stop (September's Children) - Rise Against
- Bottoms Up - Nickelback
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