Sunday 21 August 2011
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 21, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Delilah Stewart Del Toro .
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 Smokin' Seventeen by Janet Evanovich was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Black Dynamite.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beatmania IIDX 19: Lincle or Thor: Son of Asgard.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 21 August 2011
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- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Delilah Stewart Del Toro: American child of noted family, her parents are actor Benicio del Toro and his former girlfriend Kimberly Stewart.
- 2011 Libyan civil war:
- Abdul Hafiz Ghoga, the Vice Chairman of the National Transitional Council, says that ampquotthe zero hour has startedampquot with fighting continuing in Tripoli. (Al-Jazeera)
- Gaddafi appears on Libyan television claiming to be the ampquotfather of Libyaampquot. (AFP via ''Sydney Morning Herald'')
- al-Jazeera reports that the rebels have taken control of Tripoli Airport. (BBC)
- Barack Obama, the President of the United States, calls on Muammar Gaddafi to ampquotrelinquish power once and for all.ampquot (MSNBC)
- Rockets fired from Gaza, reportedly aiming for Israel, land in the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt during the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. (AFP via Google News)
- Four employees of Deutsche Bank AG and its South Korean brokerage unit are indicted for alleged illegal trading on the Korea Exchange. (Yonhap)
- ''The New York Times'' carries claims by anonymous sources that the Bank of Japan is said to be considering a further easing of monetary policy, and the government of Japan may intervene in markets to push the value of the yen down. (''New York Times'')
- A tornado hits the town of Goderich in the Canadian province of Ontario causing significant damage and one death. (AP via the ''Washington Post'')
- Vietnamese police shut down an anti-China rally in Hanoi over disputed territory in the South China Sea. (AP via ''The Washington Post'')
- A team of Australian and British geologists claim to have the found the world's oldest fossils in the Strelley Pool rock formation in the outback of the Australian state of Western Australia. According to the Monday, August 22 Huffington Post online video and short article about them (''New York Times'')
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Sport Games on 21 August 2011
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Anderlecht - Bergen : 2 - 2
- Standard - Kortrijk : 3 - 1
- Waregem - Club Brugge : 1 - 1
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Hannover - Hertha : 1 - 1
- Mainz - Schalke 04 : 2 - 4
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Cottbus - Karlsruhe : 2 - 0
- Dresden - Paderborn : 1 - 2
- Frankfurt FSV - Ein Frankfurt : 0 - 4
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Marseille - St Etienne : 0 - 0
- Montpellier - Rennes : 4 - 0
- Nancy - Sochaux : 1 - 2
- Paris SG - Valenciennes : 2 - 1
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
By creating a legal and functioning political action committee, Stephen Colbert is not just lampooning the process, he has become a part of it. [..]
Company analysts have barely budged on expectations for earnings, even as economists at the big brokerage firms have steadily ratcheted down forecasts for economic growth. [..]
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?