Friday 19 August 2011
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 19, 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 Full Black by Brad Thor was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Black Dynamite.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ace Combat: Assault Horizon or Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 19 August 2011
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Which were the important events of 19 August 2011 ?
- Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
- RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
- Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
- National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
- National Aviation Day, USA
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- A Taliban attack on a British Council centre in Kabul, Afghanistan, results in the death of at least eight people. (AFP via ''The Strait Times'')
- Rocket attacks in southern Israel kill eight people. (Ha'aretz)
- The Pukkelpop music festival in Belgium is cancelled following the death of at least five people in a storm. (The Inquisitr)
- Hewlett-Packard shares drop 20% on news that the company plans to split off its personal computer division as a separate company. (''Wall Street Journal'')
- August 2011 stock markets fall
- The Tokyo Stock Exchange's Nikkei Stock Average falls by 1.9% in early trading as the trend of stock market falls continues. (''Wall Street Journal'')
- The All Ordinaries Index on the Australian Stock Exchange falls by 4.4% with Asian markets generally down. (AAP via ''The Australian'')
- U.S. retailing giant J.C. Penney agrees with its largest shareholder, William Ackman, that Ackman will cap his shareholdings at 16.5 percent, while increasing his exposure through a ampquotsynthetic long position.ampquot (Dow Jones Newswire)
- A 6.8 magnitude earthquake occurs off the coast of Japan with a tsunami warning issued and then retracted. (AP via ''Sydney Morning Herald'')
- A Chinese scientist is reported missing on Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region's Muztagh Ata glacier after conducting research on the Tibetan Plateau. (''The People's Daily'')
- Three people die in the city of Pittsburgh in the US state of Pennsylvania as a result of flash flooding. (AP via Google)
- The announcement of possible wreck relocation of Swedish 16th century warship Mars in the Baltic Sea. (AFP via ''Dawn.com'')
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Sport Games on 19 August 2011
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Lierse - Germinal : 1 - 1
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- M'gladbach - Wolfsburg : 4 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Fortuna Dusseldorf - Munich 1860 : 3 - 1
- Greuther Furth - Ingolstadt : 3 - 0
- Hansa Rostock - Aachen : 0 - 0
Division 2Football (France)
- Boulogne - Tours : 0 - 0
- Clermont - Lens : 2 - 0
- Istres - Laval : 1 - 2
- Le Havre - Bastia : 2 - 0
Planetary positions on this day
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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
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $36.81
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $84.86
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $67.17
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $23.60
- 1 CHF = 8.1364 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.4562 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.7937 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.652 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?