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..
What the sky looked like on 21 October 2011
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Which were the important events of 21 October 2011 ?
- 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.
- Also see October 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day of the Nacho ? celebrated in the United States and Mexico since the early 1990s.
- Diwali in India (2006)
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 21 October
- 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)
- Verizon Communications reports that its third-quarter earnings have doubled. (''Wall Street Journal)
- The Government of Japan announces a $157 billion additional budget to cover the costs of recovering from March's earthquake and tsunami. (''The Guardian'')
- Gunmen kill three people near Freeport-McMoRan's gold and copper mine in Indonesia's Papua province. (Reuters via ''The Guardian'')
- Jay Weatherill is sworn in as the new Premier of South Australia after being officially elected as the leader of the state Australian Labor Party. (''The Australian'')
- London's St Paul's Cathedral is forced to close its doors to visitors for the first time since the Second World War after protesters set up camp on its doorstep. (BBC)
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Sport Games on 21 October 2011
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Augsburg - Werder Bremen : 1 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Fortuna Dusseldorf - Hansa Rostock : 2 - 0
- Karlsruhe - Bochum : 0 - 0
- Munich 1860 - Paderborn : 1 - 1
La Liga Segunda DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Guadalajara - Sabadell : 1 - 0
Division 2Football (France)
- Amiens - Bastia : 1 - 1
- Angers - Sedan : 1 - 3
- Laval - Arles : 2 - 1
- Le Havre - Chateauroux : 3 - 0
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 2011 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- She Will - Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
- Headlines - Drake
- Marvin & Chardonnay - Big Sean Featuring Kanye West & Roscoe Dash
- Ni**as in Paris - Jay Z Kanye West
- That Way - Wale Featuring Jeremih & Rick Ross
- Wet The Bed - Chris Brown Featuring Ludacris
- Otis - Jay Z Kanye West Featuring Otis Redding
- Quickie - Miguel
- Party - Beyonce Featuring Andre 3000
- Marvins Room - Drake
Top #10 Latin songs
- El Amor - Ricardo Arjona
- Olvidame - Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
- Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
- Rain Over Me - Pitbull Featuring Marc Anthony
- Taboo - Don Omar
- Promise - Romeo Santos Featuring Usher
- Di Que Regresaras - La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
- El Mil Amores - Pesado
- Te Amo y Te Amo - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
- Tu Olor - Wisin & Yandel
Top #10 Rock songs
- Walk - Foo Fighters
- The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie - Red Hot Chili Peppers
- The Sound Of Winter - Bush
- Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks
- Not Again - Staind
- Tonight - Seether
- Up All Night - Blink-182
- Paradise - Coldplay
- Make It Stop (September's Children) - Rise Against
- Bottoms Up - Nickelback
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
Before you run out of the office, take a look back on our reporting of the past week’s highs and lows in finance. [..]
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. [..]
- 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
- 1 CHF = 7.2328 CNY
- 1 CAD = 6.343 CNY
- 1 CAD = 0.8749 CHF
- 1 AUD = 6.626 CNY
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?