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Friday 21 October 2011

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 21, 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 Confidence Men by Ron Suskind was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Man Up. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alpha Polaris or Lego Battles: Ninjago.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 21 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 21 October 2011 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
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Facts:
  • Libyan civil war:
  • Mutassim Gaddafi is killed in an extrajudicial killing ( Daily Mail)
  • NATO commander James G. Stavridis announces that NATO plans to conclude its Libyan military intervention, Operation Unified Protector, on October 31. (AFP via Google News)
  • Iraq War:
  • The President of the United States, Barack Obama, announces a plan to withdraw all of the remaining American military forces from Iraq by the end of 2011. (CBS News)

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Sport Games on 21 October 2011

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Augsburg - Werder Bremen : 1 - 1
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Fortuna Dusseldorf - Hansa Rostock : 2 - 0
  • Karlsruhe - Bochum : 0 - 0
  • Munich 1860 - Paderborn : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 21 October 2011
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Guadalajara - Sabadell : 1 - 0
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Amiens - Bastia : 1 - 1
  • Angers - Sedan : 1 - 3
  • Laval - Arles : 2 - 1
  • Le Havre - Chateauroux : 3 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 21, 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 ?

Confidence Men

By: Ron Suskind

AcclaimedPulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind, authorof the New York Times bestselling The Way of the World, The OnePercent Doctrine, and The Price of Loyalty, gives anexplosive inside account of an Obama

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Shock Wave

By: John Sandford

The fifth Virgil Flowers novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author John SandfordA billion-dollar superstore has its sights set on a small Minnesota river town for its next outlet.

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The Dovekeepers

By: Alice Hoffman

Alice Hoffman’s bestselling, spellbinding tale of four extraordinarily bold, resourceful, and sensuous women in Masada in 70 A.D. will be a four-hour miniseries airing on CBS and produced by Roma Downey

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Doctor Lautrec and the Forgotten Knights

Doctor Lautrec and the Forgotten Knights

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Konami

Alpha Polaris

Alpha Polaris

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Point-and-click adventure, horror

Publisher: Just a Game

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

Platform: DS, Wii, Xbox 360

Genre: Music, Dance

Publisher: NA Majesco Entertainment; EU 505 Games

Lego Battles: Ninjago

Lego Battles: Ninjago

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

DragonVale

DragonVale

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Park Simulator

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

News articles
DealBook’s Week in Review

Before you run out of the office, take a look back on our reporting of the past week’s highs and lows in finance. [..]

Debt Plan Is Delayed in Europe

Germany and France postpone summit meeting that many hoped would produce comprehensive plan to address European sovereign debt crisis; delay reinforces fears that politics are getting in the way of cooperation. [..]

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $41.39
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $95.43
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $75.00
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $25.05
Exchange Rates
  • 1 CHF = 7.2328 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.343 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 0.8749 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.626 CNY

Home videos

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

Middle Men

Studio: Paramount

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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The Social Network

Studio: Sony

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Seconds Apart

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: DVD

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The Wild Hunt

Studio: MPI

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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Conan O'Brien Can't Stop

Studio: Magnolia

Format: DVD & Blu-ray

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