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Tuesday 18 October 2011

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 18, 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 The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Man Up. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tetris: Axis or Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 18 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 18 October 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Israel and the Palestinian militant organization Hamas begin a major prisoner swap, in which the captured Israeli Army soldier Gilad Shalit is released by Hamas in exchange for 1,027 Palestinian and Israeli-Arab prisoners held in Israel, including 280 prisoners serving life sentences for planning and perpetrating terror attacks.
  • Arab Spring and the Libyan civil war: Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is killed in Sirte, with National Transitional Council forces taking control of the city, and ending the war.
  • Basque separatist militant organisation ETA declares an end to its 43-year campaign of political violence, which has killed over 800 people since 1968.
  • 2011 Syrian uprising: At least 25 people are killed in the Syrian city of Homs after tanks and security troops open fire on anti-regime protesters. (Reuters)
  • Kenyan Army soldiers, supported by aerial forces, continue their advance into Somalia, approaching an al-Shabab-controlled town from the Kenyan border. (BBC)

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Sport Games on 18 October 2011

Championship
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Burnley : 2 - 0
  • Blackpool - Doncaster : 2 - 1
  • Crystal Palace - Bristol City : 1 - 0
  • Ipswich - Portsmouth : 1 - 0
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Conference
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Alfreton Town - Fleetwood Town : 1 - 4
  • Bath City - Stockport : 0 - 2
  • Darlington - Barrow : 0 - 1
  • Ebbsfleet - Grimsby : 3 - 1
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Dumbarton - Albion Rvs : 2 - 1
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 18, 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 ?

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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New York to Dallas

By: J.D. Ro

Homicide detective Eve Dallas tracks down an escaped criminal she was originally responsible for jailing. (E, Putnam Adult)

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Unbroken

By: Laura Hillenbrand

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.In

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Neverwinter

By: R. A. Salvatore

With the last of his trusted companions having fallen, Drizzt is alone--and free--for the first time in almost a hundred years.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cooking Mama 4: Kitchen Magic

Cooking Mama 4: Kitchen Magic

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Simulation, Minigame

Publisher: JP Office Create; NA Majesco; PAL 505 Games

Tetris: Axis

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: JP Bandai Namco Games; NA Nintendo; EU Tetris Online, Inc.

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Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: THQ (former) Sega (current)

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Dead Island

Platform: Windows, OS X, Linux,[4] PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Action role-playing, survival horror

Publisher: Deep Silver

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Combat of Giants: Dinosaurs 3D

Combat of Giants: Dinosaurs 3D

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Ubisoft

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
Farmers Facing Loss of Subsidy May Get New One

Farming is a very healthy business, spurring calls to end its large government safety net. But some lawmakers want to create a new program instead. [..]

Glad Tosses Out Some Plastic

Glad plans to spend $30 million to $40 million on a campaign for a new kitchen trash bag that the company says saves enough plastic — the equivalent of 140 million bags — to cover Manhattan. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $39.89
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $89.06
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $72.46
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $24.73
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 7.0946 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.2846 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.8854 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.549 CNY

Home videos

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

Death Race 2

Studio: Universal

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Scream 4

Studio: Anchor Bay

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Tales from Earthsea

Studio: Disney

Format: DVD

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Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2

Studio: Disney

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Last Exorcism

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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