Saturday October 22, 2011: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 10/22/2011, UK date format: 22/10/2011

October 22nd, 2011 was the 295th day of the year 2011 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Libra. The day of the week was Saturday.

The number one song in US was Someone Like You by Adele.

Kick-Ass, directed by Matthew Vaughn, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2011 while The Art Of Fielding by Chad Harbach was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Man Up. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arcania: Fall of Setarrif or Afterfall: Insanity.

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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October 22, 2011 Events

What happened on October 22, 2011?

Historical Events

  • North Korea has agreed to allow the United States to search for remains of American soldiers who died during the Korean War for the first time since 2006.
  • At least 34 people are killed and more than 100 injured when a pedestrian suspension bridge collapses in Bijanbari near Darjeeling in West Bengal, India.
  • Mahmoud Jibril, chairman of the National Transitional Council, announces that Libyan election will take place within a few months.
  • Togo, Guatemala, Pakistan and Morocco were elected to the United Nations Security Council. A fifth seat is still undecided.
  • Saudi Crown Prince Sultan Al-Saud, the Saudi heir, dies. This leaves questions about the succession to the kingdom. The likely successor to the conservative, hard-lined Prince Nayef Bin Abdul-Aziz is
  • Louisiana voters will vote in a gubernatorial election. The incumbent Governor Bobby Jindal is expected to be elected in round one.

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What happened on October 22 in history? Find out the list of October 22nd major events

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October 22, 2011 Famous Birthdays

Other October 22nd famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If October 22, 2011 is your birthday you are 11 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on October 22.

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October 22, 2011 Famous Deaths

Other October 22nd famous deaths

  • French writer (Born 1904).

  • Rollo May

    American psychoanalyst, lecturer and pioneer in existential psychology.

  • Soupy Sales

    American comedian, intelligent and imaginative.

  • Cleavon Little

    Actor in Blazing Saddles, dies at 53 from colon cancer.

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October 22, 2011 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

 zodiac sign


Libra personality

Who should a Libra marry?

Babies born in October are either Libra or Scorpio. People born before October 22nd are Libra, while people born from October 23rd have the sign of Scorpio

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Chinese Zodiac

Rabbit chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Rabbit

Element: Metal

Rabbit personality

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Can the numbers in October 22, 2011 reveal something about your future ? Find out


October 22, 2011 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was October 22, 2011?

The day of the week was Saturday.

October 22nd marks the 294th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2011.

There are 70 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.

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Music charts

What was the number one song on October 22, 2011? Which were the top hits on October 22, 2011?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Someone Like Youyoutube
  2. - Moves Like Jagger
  3. - Pumped Up Kicks
  4. - Sexy And I Know It
  5. - Stereo Hearts

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - She Will
  2. - Headlines
  3. - Marvin & Chardonnay
  4. - Ni**as in Paris
  5. - That Way

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Walk
  2. - The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie
  3. - The Sound Of Winter
  4. - Pumped Up Kicks
  5. - Not Again

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - El Amor
  2. - Olvidame
  3. - Give Me Everything
  4. - Rain Over Me
  5. - Taboo

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Release year: 2011

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz, Garrett M. Brown

Country: United States of America

Let Me In

Let Me In

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Matt Reeves

Starring: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Cara Buono

Country: United States of America

Rabbit Hole

Rabbit Hole

Release year: 2011

Directed by: John Cameron Mitchell

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart, Dianne Wiest, Miles Teller

Country: United States of America

The Debt

The Debt

Release year: 2011

Directed by: John Madden

Starring: Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington, Tom Wilkinson, Ciarán Hinds

Country: United States of America

Puss in Boots

Puss in Boots

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Chris Miller

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis, Billy Bob Thornton

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Man Up

Man Up

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Ben Palmer

Dragon Age: Redemption

Dragon Age: Redemption

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Peter Winther

Hell's Kitty

Hell's Kitty

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Nicholas Tana



Release year: 2011

Directed by: Gordon Scott Venters

Dream House

Dream House

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Magazine Covers

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The Art Of Fielding by Chad Harbach

The Art Of Fielding


Henry Skrimshander, a Westish College baseball star, seems set for the big league until he makes a terrible throw. Five people were affected by his mistake.

Killing Lincoln by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

Killing Lincoln


This riveting historical story of the events surrounding the assassination and murder of Abraham Lincoln is the first book of history by Bill O'Reilly. The anchor of The O'Reilly Factor tells the story

Confidence Men by Ron Suskind

Confidence Men


Acclaimed Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind is the author of The Way of the World and The OnePercent Doctrine. He also wrote The Price of Loyalty.

Rin Tin Tin by Susan Orlean

Rin Tin Tin


He believed that the dog was immortal. So begins Susan Orlean’s powerful, moving account of Rin Tin Tin’s transformation from an abandoned puppy to a movie star and international icon.

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

The Night Circus


The circus arrives at any moment without warning. No announcements precede it. It's there. Yesterday it wasn't. It is a truly unique experience, full of unforgettable moments.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on October 22nd, 2011 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Arcania: Fall of Setarrif

Arcania: Fall of Setarrif

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Nordic Games GmbH

Afterfall: Insanity

Afterfall: Insanity

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Survival horror, third-person shooter

Publisher: Nicolas Entertainment Group

Brawl Busters

Brawl Busters

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action Game

Publisher: Rock Hippo Productions Ltd. & Weezor Inc.

All Kamen Rider: Rider Generation

All Kamen Rider: Rider Generation

Platform: Nintendo DS

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

Payday: The Heist

Payday: The Heist

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 (PSN)

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Sony Online Entertainment


October 22, 2011 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

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Sport Games on October 22, 2011

Sport Games on October 22, 2011

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Fiorentina - Catania : 2 - 2
  • Juventus - Genoa : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of October 22, 2011

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Cercle Brugge - Oud-Heverlee Leuven : 2 - 0
  • Genk - Bergen : 2 - 0
  • Gent - Lokeren : 3 - 1
  • Germinal - Mechelen : 2 - 2
  • Lierse - St Truiden : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of October 22, 2011

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - FC Koln : 5 - 0
  • Hamburg - Wolfsburg : 1 - 1
  • Hertha - Mainz : 0 - 0
  • Hoffenheim - M'gladbach : 1 - 0
  • Kaiserslautern - Freiburg : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of October 22, 2011

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Braunschweig - Dresden : 0 - 2
  • Cottbus - Greuther Furth : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of October 22, 2011

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