Thursday 18 August 2011
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 18, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO.
Courageous, directed by Alex Kendrick, 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 Black Dynamite.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arcania: Fall of Setarrif or The Cursed Crusade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 18 August 2011
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 18 August 2011 ?
- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
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- At least fourteen people die after a minibus hits a roadside bomb in Afganistan's Herat province. (Voice of America)
- Turkey launches an air strike on PKK positions in northern Iraq. (AP via Google News)
- Southern Israel attacks
- Eight people are killed and dozens are injured in southern Israel near the Egyptian border, after a string of terrorist attacks on a highway targeting two civilian buses and cars as well a military bus responding to the attacks. (''New York Times'')
- South Korean banks temporarily stop making household loans to stop the growth of household debt. (Yonhap)
- August 2011 stock markets fall
- The DAX, CAC 40, Nasdaq drop over 5%, the FTSE 100 index by 4.5%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 3.7%. (''New York Times'')
- Gold hits a high of US$1,826 an ounce. (BBC)
- More than 60,000 people are homeless after flooding in the southern Pakistani province of Sindh. (Pakistan)
- An Australian Broadcasting Corporation helicopter goes missing near Lake Eyre in outback South Australia with journalist Paul Lockyer, pilot Gary Ticehurst and cameraman John Bean feared dead. (AAP via ''Melbourne Herald Sun'')
- Five people die on the first day of the Belgian Pukkelpop festival when a hurricane hits the festival field. The rest of the festival is cancelled.
- A rabbi in the U.S. state of New Jersey has been indicted for alleged sex crimes against two 13-year-old Israeli boys who were visiting the rabbi through a scholarship fund. The two boys had reported the abuse separately following their return. (Jerusalem Post)
- The BBC airs a special edition of its ''Crimewatch'' programme aimed at identifying people involved in the 2011 England riots. (''The Guardian'')
- Roch Wamytan is elected President of the Congress of New Caledonia by the Congress of New Caledonia with 32 votes. (RNZI)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 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
- How To Love - Lil Wayne
- She Ain't You - Chris Brown
- My Last - Big Sean Featuring Chris Brown
- Nicki Minaj - Super Bass
- Unusual - Trey Songz Featuring Drake
- Beyonce - Best Thing I Never Had
- Quickie - Miguel
Top #10 Latin songs
- Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
- Taboo - Don Omar
- Amor Clandestino - Mana
- You - Romeo Santos
- Di Que Regresaras - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
- Te Amo y Te Amo - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
- Ven A Bailar - Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull
- Olvidame - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
- Cuanto Me Cuesta - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- Donde Estas Presumida - Chuy Lizarraga y Su Banda Tierra Sinaloense
Top #10 Rock songs
- The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie - Red Hot Chili Peppers
- Walk - Foo Fighters
- Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks
- Country Song - Seether
- Rope - Foo Fighters
- Coldplay - Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall
- So Far Away - Avenged Sevenfold
- Lowlife - Theory Of A Deadman
- Not Again - Staind
- Up All Night - Blink-182
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $37.39
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $87.95
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $69.86
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $29.86
- 1 CHF = 8.0472 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.4467 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.8006 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.63 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?