Tuesday 19 July 2011
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO.
Friends with Benefits, directed by Will Gluck, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while Reckless Endangerment by Gretchen Morgenson and Joshua Rosner was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Weekly Idol.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tetris: Axis or Cabals: Magic & Battle Cards.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 July 2011 ?
- According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
- St. Symmachus
- St. Machrina
- St. Arsenius
- Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
- Nicaragua - National Liberation Day
- Myanmar - Martyr's Day
- Malaysia - Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Ng Sembilan
- Roman festivals - Lucaria
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- 2011 Syrian uprising: Security forces shoot dead at least 10 people in Homs. (AP via Google News)
- Forces loyal to Guinean President Alpha Condé repel an attack by unknown assailants on his residence in Conakry. (BBC)
- A leaked United Nations report suggests war crimes may have been committed in South Kordofan in Sudan during a recent conflict. (Al Jazeera)
- Eight Pakistani employees of the United States based American Refugee Committee are kidnapped in southwest Pakistan near the border with Afghanistan. (Reuters)
- Israel's navy confiscates a French yacht bound for Gaza, which departed from Greece and attempted to run the blockade after repeated warnings to make for Ashdod instead. No casualties are reported. (AFP via Google News)
- Typhoon Ma-on, the second typhoon of the 2011 Pacific typhoon season, approaches the main Japanese island of Honshu leading to cancellation of air services. (''Japan Times'')
- Tropical Storm Dora becomes a hurricane with a tropical storm watch issued for southwestern Mexico. (National Hurricane Centre)
- ASEAN foreign ministers get together for their annual summit on the island of Bali in Indonesia with concerns over territorial claims on the South China Sea. (BBC)
- The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrests an alleged agent of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence in the US state of Virginia for making illegal campaign contributions. (MSNBC)
- A protest in the US city of San Francisco turns violent resulting in the arrest of 35 people. (NBC)
- Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping says the Chinese government will ampquotsmashampquot attempts for an independent Tibet in a speech outside the Potala Palace. (''Journal of Turkish Weekly'')
- Northern Mariana Islands Governor Benigno Fitial and Guam Governor Eddie Calvo state that they are in serious talks to potentially merge the U.S. territories of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands. (''Saipan Tribune'')
- News Corporation affair
- News Corporation Chief Executive Rupert Murdoch and his son James Murdoch appear before a select committee of the United Kingdom parliament over the ''News of the World'' phone hacking affair. Murdoch Senior apologises for the scandal, but says he is not responsible for it. (BBC)
- A man attacks Murdoch during the final part of questioning with a shaving cream pie. (''Los Angeles Times'')
- Voters in the 30th Senate district in the US state of Wisconsin go to the polls for the first recall election for Democrat Dave Hansen. (''New York Times'')
- US budget debate
- The President of the United States, Barack Obama, endorses in principle a bipartisan proposal developed in the United States Senate to cut debt. (''Washington Post'')
- The United States House of Representatives votes to approve the ampquotCut, Cap and Balance Actampquot by 234-190 but it is unlikely to pass the United States Senate. (CNN Political Ticker)
- The Space Shuttle Atlantis undocks from the International Space Station for the final time in the history of the space shuttle program. (NASA)
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